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Culture and Customs of Haiti

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Culture and Customs of Haiti begins with an overview of the mountainous island that seemed forbidding to European colonizers. Historical periods, including French colonization, U.S. occupation in the early 20th century, Independence and the Duvaliers' reigns, until today, are reviewed and provide the framework for the volume. A chapter on the people and society details the ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by Greenwood (first published 2000)
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Amanda Bien Aime
May 09, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, haiti
A thorough overview of all things Haitian, but at the same time this book feels considerably outdated and contains an unforgivable amount of editing errors.
Excellent overview.
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Educated at University of the West Indies, Michael Dash is currently a Professor of French and of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University. His areas of research are Francophone and Caribbean Literature, as well as literary theory. He has worked closely with Edouard Glissant and has also translated some of Glissant's work from French into English.

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