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  1. This interdisciplinary study analyzes the causes of what the editors call 'Haiti's abysmal underdevelopment.' Includes contributions from 25 leading authorities on Haiti.
  2. 2011-01-01 This notebook contains a wide variety of information on community development in Haiti. multiple pages, ilustrations, photos
  3. 1989-11-01 Written for the New Yorker magazine
  4. Haiti is a very poor country with a stagnant economy. This title, first published in 1983, considers the Haitian economy, placing it in its historical context, and explores the reasons why it has performed so badly. Mats Lundahl examines agriculture, which has failed to provide an adequate...
  5. Haiti is a country which, until the earthquake of 2010, remained largely outside the focus of world interest and outside the important international historical currents during its existence as a free nation. The nineteenth century was the decisive period in Haitian history, serving to shape the...
  6. 1988-01-01 This important study introduces the conceptual premise that families, like firms, analyze their circumstances, make decisions, and pursue courses of action on the basis of what they perceive to be the most efficient methods for producing and reproducing survival. Combining this premise with an...
  7. In concise, informative chapters, Haiti in Focus looks at how the slaves of France's most prosperous colony defeated the armies of Napoleon, Spain, and Britain, and examines Haiti's subsequent fate after it became the world's first black republic. It traces the historic journey that led to the...
  8. Haiti has become one of the poorest six countries on earth. Despite heroic beginnings -- this tiny nation was born of a successful slave revolt -- Haitians today struggle, against tremendous odds, for mere survival. The book chronicles Haiti's rocky history and outlines Haitians' current attempts...
  9. 1999-01-01 Presents an eyewitness account of America's 1994 invasion and occupation of Haiti and recounts the events that happened in the Pentagon war room and the stories of soldiers who struggled every day to bring democracy to a ravaged country
  10. 1992-01-01 Haiti's Bad Press is an important book that focuses on the long history of bias against Haiti and Haitians by foreign observers. Robert Lawless, an anthropologist, analyzes Haitian culture and politics from its eighteenth century origins to the present day, challenging 'official' opinion.