Haiti : political failures, cultural successes
- Brian Weinstein and Aaron Segal.
- New York : Praeger, 1984.
- Physical description
- xi, 175 pages : map ; 25 cm.
- Politics in Latin America.
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-167) and index.
- The two worlds of Haiti
- From U.S. occupation to Duvalier Family rule
- Institutions: Government by franchise
- The economy: coffee and baseballs
- Haiti and the world
- Challenges and responses
- Conclusion: Haiti alone.
This detailed volume presents and analyzes the two worlds of Haiti: one, the rural masses from whom have emerged an original and vibrant culture, and two, the urban-based elites who have saddled the land with an immobile political order unwilling to tackle the enormous economic and social problems the country has faced from independence in 1804 to the present day.
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- Publication date
- Politics in Latin America
- "Copublished with Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University, Stanford, California."
- 0275912914 0030698693 (alk. paper)
- 9780030698699 (alk. paper)
- 0030698693 (alk. paper)
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