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Philippe Girard is an Assistant Professor of Caribbean History, McNeese State University of Louisiana.
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.
Very informative, facts not a bunch of feel good blubber.Published 1 month ago by Catherine A. Menard
Philippe Girard's book navigates the tumultous history of Haiti with considerable skill. He does this not in order to present a balanced review of the twists and turns of Haitian... Read morePublished 1 month ago by gwaan
Was given as a gift, but my mom really enjoyed it.
Advised historical timeline though harsh was accurate. Girard holds no punches.
A must read for everyone curious about the conflicted people of Haiti!Published 6 months ago by mimi10
If you want to know about the history of Haiti, this is a must read.Published 7 months ago by Sean Roth
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 8 months 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 9 months ago by H. J. Beth