"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.