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Review: The City That Bleeds

Maryland I’ve only been through Baltimore once in my life. In August 2010, I had to travel through there on a business trip to Philadelphia. My truck was low on gas and I was forced to stop at a BP … Continue reading

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The City That Bleeds

Maryland Here’s what it says on the back cover: “You’ve seen HBO’s critically acclaimed series “The Wire,” created by former Baltimore Sun reporter David Simon. You might even have read his book, “Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets,” and … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: Haiti’s Bad Press

Haiti Haiti’s Bad Press: Origins, Development, and Consequences by the anthropologist Robert Lawless can be summed up as another one of the “rose-tinted accounts of the civilization and progress of Hayti” mentioned by Sir Spenser St. John. In this case, Lawless … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: Haiti and the United States, 1714-1938

Haiti If Haiti’s apologists could ever be bothered to read this old book, they would be sorely disappointed with Ludwell Lee Montague’s Haiti and the United States, 1714-1938. This book destroys the fanciful idea that the United States is responsible … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: Hayti, or, The Black Republic

Haiti Even today, Sir Spenser St. John’s Hayti, or, The Black Republic still enjoys a reputation as the most negative book ever written about Haiti. Spenser St. John served as the British consul in Haiti for thirteen years in the 1860s … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: One Island, Two Peoples, Two Histories

Haiti In racialist circles, Jared Diamond is known for his bestselling 1999 book Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies which attempts to explain the rise of Europe and the stagnation of black Africa through environmental determinism. Until recently, … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: Where Black Rules White – A Journey Across and About Hayti

Haiti Hesketh Prichard’s Where Black Rules White: A Journey Across and About Hayti is a travelogue written by a British explorer who set out in 1899 to become the first European to cross the interior of Haiti since the defeat of the … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: Haiti: The Tumultuous History – From Pearl of the Caribbean to Broken Nation

Haiti Philippe Girard’s Haiti: The Tumultuous History – From Pearl of the Caribbean to Broken Nation is easily the best of the most recent popular histories of Haiti in the English language. Although it is a shorter book, Girard’s concise treatment … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: The Economic History of the Caribbean Since the Napoleonic Wars

Haiti Victor Bulmer-Thomas’ The Economic History of the Caribbean Since the Napoleonic Wars is a massive 710 page analysis of the economic development of the Caribbean region since 1820. I bought this book specifically because I wanted to get a better … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: Haiti: The Aftershocks of History

Haiti Laurent Dubois, a historian at Duke University who specializes in the French Caribbean, wrote Haiti: The Aftershocks of History in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake. This book is a sequel to his magnum opus, Avengers of the … Continue reading

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