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Life in a Haitian Valley Paperback – February, 2008

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 394 pages
  • Publisher: Markus Wiener Pub; 1st Markus Wiener Publishers Ed edition (February 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1558764550
  • ISBN-13: 978-1558764552
  • Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 5.9 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,375,262 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


"The best book on Haiti" -- Books

No one who has a real interest in the Caribbean countries...can afford to neglect this intelligent and penetrating study." -- New Republic

The book is highly readable and of distinct value." -- Atlantic Monthly

About the Author

Sidney Mintz, Johns Hopkins University, is author of Sweetness and Power, and numerous other books. Herskovits was America's leading anthropologist, first president of the African Studies Association and author of many books. Life in a Haitian Valley is his most famous work on Caribbean culture.

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