Reviews

Author: 
Jean Alix René
Reviewer: 
Chelsea Stieber

Stieber on Gonzalez, 'Maroon Nation: A History of Revolutionary Haiti' and Jean Alix René, 'Haiti après l'esclavage: Formation de l'état et culture politique populaire (1804-1846)'

Johnhenry Gonzalez. Maroon Nation: A History of Revolutionary Haiti. Yale Agrarian Studies Series. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 320 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-23008-6.Jean Alix René. Haiti après l'esclavage: Formation de l'état et culture politique populaire (1804-1846). Port-au-Prince: Editions Le Natal, 2019. 453 pp. n.p. (paper), ISBN 978-999706514-8.

Author: 
Patrick Bellegarde-Smith
Reviewer: 
Celucien L. Joseph

Joseph on Bellegarde-Smith, 'In the Shadow of Powers: Dantes Bellegarde in Haitian Social Thought'

Patrick Bellegarde-Smith. In the Shadow of Powers: Dantes Bellegarde in Haitian Social Thought. Nashville, Tennessee: Vanderbilt University Press, 2019. 256 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8265-2226-9.

Reviewed by Celucien L. Joseph (Indian River State College) Published on H-Haiti (March, 2020) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot (University of Connecticut at Stamford)

Author: 
Makenzy Orcel
Reviewer: 
Jocelyn Franklin

Franklin on Orcel, 'Maître-minuit: roman'

Makenzy Orcel. Maître-minuit: roman. Paris: Zulma, 2018. 309 pp. EUR 20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-84304-835-7.

Reviewed by Jocelyn Franklin (University of Colorado) Published on H-Haiti (November, 2019) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot (University of Connecticut at Stamford)

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Author: 
Jana Evans Braziel
Reviewer: 
Peter Haffner

Haffner on Braziel, 'Riding with Death: Vodou Art and Urban Ecology in the Streets of Port-au-Prince'

Jana Evans Braziel. Riding with Death: Vodou Art and Urban Ecology in the Streets of Port-au-Prince. Jackson: University of Mississippi, 2017. 276 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4968-1274-2.

Reviewed by Peter Haffner (Centre College) Published on H-Haiti (September, 2019) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot (University of Connecticut at Stamford)

Author: 
Greg Beckett
Reviewer: 
Claire Payton

Payton on Beckett, 'There Is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death in Port-au-Prince'

Greg Beckett. There Is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death in Port-au-Prince. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019. 312 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-30024-8.

Reviewed by Claire Payton (University of Virginia) Published on H-Haiti (August, 2019) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot (University of Connecticut at Stamford)

Author: 
Erica R. Johnson
Reviewer: 
Robert D. Taber

Taber on Johnson, 'Philanthropy and Race in the Haitian Revolution'

Erica R. Johnson. Philanthropy and Race in the Haitian Revolution. Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. xii + 249 pp. $109.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-76143-5.

Reviewed by Robert D. Taber (Fayetteville State University) Published on H-Haiti (July, 2019) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot (University of Connecticut at Stamford)

Author: 
Emmelie Prophète
Reviewer: 
Nathan Dize

Dize on Prophète, 'Le reste du temps'

Emmelie Prophète. Le reste du temps. Montreal: Mémoire d'encrier, 2013. 165 pp. CND 13.95 (paper), ISBN 978-2-89712-474-8.

Reviewed by Nathan Dize (Vanderbilt University) Published on H-Haiti (March, 2019) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot (University of Connecticut at Stamford)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53365

Author: 
Anne Eller
Reviewer: 
Sophie Maríñez

Maríñez on Eller, 'We Dream Together: Dominican Independence, Haiti, and the Fight for Caribbean Freedom'

Anne Eller. We Dream Together: Dominican Independence, Haiti, and the Fight for Caribbean Freedom. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 400 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6237-1.

Reviewed by Sophie Maríñez (Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY) Published on H-Haiti (September, 2018) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot (University of Connecticut at Stamford)

Author: 
Terry Rey
Reviewer: 
Chris Bongie

Bongie on Rey, 'The Priest and the Prophetess: Abbé Ouvière, Romaine Rivière, and the Revolutionary Atlantic World'

Terry Rey. The Priest and the Prophetess: Abbé Ouvière, Romaine Rivière, and the Revolutionary Atlantic World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 344 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-062584-9.

Reviewed by Chris Bongie (Queen's University) Published on H-Haiti (May, 2018) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot (University of Connecticut at Stamford)

Author: 
Philippe Girard
Reviewer: 
Vanessa Mongey

Mongey on Girard, 'Toussaint Louverture: A Revolutionary Life'

Philippe Girard. Toussaint Louverture: A Revolutionary Life. New York: Basic Books, 2016. 352 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09413-4.

Reviewed by Vanessa Mongey (Newcastle University, UK) Published on H-Haiti (December, 2017) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot

Author: 
Edward Paulino
Reviewer: 
Christina Davidson

Davidson on Paulino, 'Dividing Hispaniola: The Dominican Republic’s Border Campaign against Haiti, 1930-1961'

Edward Paulino. Dividing Hispaniola: The Dominican Republic’s Border Campaign against Haiti, 1930-1961. Pitt Latin American Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016. 304 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6379-0.

Reviewed by Christina Davidson (Duke University) Published on H-Haiti (May, 2017) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot

Author: 
Emeric Bergeaud
Reviewer: 
Nathan Dize

Dize on Bergeaud, 'Stella: A Novel of the Haitian Revolution'

Emeric Bergeaud. Stella: A Novel of the Haitian Revolution. Edited by Lesely S. Curtis and Christen Mucher. New York: New York University Press, 2015. xxxviii + 195 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4798-9240-2.

Reviewed by Nathan Dize (Vanderbilt University) Published on H-Haiti (January, 2017) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot

Author: 
Víctor Figueroa
Reviewer: 
Erin Zavitz

Zavitz on Figueroa, 'Prophetic Visions of the Past: Pan-Caribbean Representations of the Haitian Revolution'

Víctor Figueroa. Prophetic Visions of the Past: Pan-Caribbean Representations of the Haitian Revolution. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1277-6.

Reviewed by Erin Zavitz (University of Montana Western) Published on H-Haiti (December, 2016) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot

Author: 
Ada Ferrer
Reviewer: 
Andrew Walker

Walker on Ferrer, 'Freedom's Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution'

Ada Ferrer. Freedom's Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. xiv + 377 pp. $29.98 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-69778-2.

Reviewed by Andrew Walker (University of Michigan) Published on H-Haiti (November, 2016) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot

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