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I found this book very complimentary of the rich Haitian history.
If one must read one book on Haiti's history and how its current socioeconomic condition has become the way it is, I would recommend this.
He rightfully points out some of his flaws, but makes some wrong conclusions about his impact and legacy.
I have been traveling to Haiti for 7 years doing mission work. It was VERY beneficial for me to learn about the history of Haiti and the Haitians. Read morePublished 23 days ago by J. L. Kenny
Great account of a tremendously tumultuous period in the life of a country with so much potential. It is a true but very sad story.Published 1 month ago by H. J. Beth
While the author unfurls an impressive amount of information about the country's history it is difficult to recommend this book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by avivah wittenberg cox
I visit Haiti and now I know why things are the way they are and they are not going to change without some major influence.Published 3 months ago by Ayrton
I have spent time in Haiti. I did not know the fear and safety conditions of being on the streets late at nite, but this book helps me to understand what I did not know at the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Paul Schell
I have been to Haiti about 15 times doing volunteer electrical work in various parts of the country starting in 1997. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Kevin M.
Good overall history of Haiti helping to explain how Haiti evolved into what it is today and what may be required for growth.Published 9 months ago by Bob Lempp
The book offers useful info on this country. It gives us a better understanding of their plight so we can better help a friend there.Published 10 months ago by Lisa Volkert