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By Steeve Coupeau

Haiti's lengthy and turbulent historical past is documented during this complete reference quantity, excellent for top university scholars, undergrads, and normal readers. came upon by way of Christopher Columbus on his trip around the Atlantic in 1492, Haiti has had a tumultuous previous at most sensible. Epidemics, revolutions, slavery, and poverty have plagued this small Latin American kingdom for hundreds of years, or even at the present time its risky govt has avoided Haiti from changing into a well-liked Caribbean vacationer vacation spot. This quantity of the Greenwood Histories of the trendy countries sequence explores Haiti's bloodied earlier, starting with Spanish, French, Dutch, and British makes an attempt at colonization up till trendy coups and political uprisings. The background of Haiti is the precise addition to any highschool, public, or undergraduate library.

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