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Haiti: The Aftershocks of History


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Haiti: The Aftershocks of History - Dubois, Laurent
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This is a passionate and insightful account that finds in Haiti's traumatic history the sources of its devastating present. Even before last year's earthquake destroyed much of the country, Haiti was known as a benighted place of poverty and corruption. Maligned and misunderstood, the nation has long been blamed by many for its own wretchedness. But as acclaimed historian Laurent Dubois demonstrates, Haiti's troubles owe more to a legacy of international punishment for the original sin of staging the only successful slave ...

Haiti: The Aftershocks of History 2013, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250002365

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Haiti: The Aftershocks of History 2012, Metropolitan Books (imprint of Henry Holt & Company), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805093353