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Contrary Destinies: A Century of America's Occupation, Deoccupation, and Reoccupation of Haiti

Leon D. Pamphile

Abstract

This book examines Haitian American relations from 1915 to 2015 in light of American control. In 1915 began the first American occupation of Haiti that lasted two decades enabling them to lay the foundation of control. In 1934 took place the Désoccupation or the second Haitian independence in tune with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Good Neighborhood policy. Yet American policies towards Haiti and the legacies of its first occupation have contributed to the gradual erosion of Haitian Independence culminating in a second occupation and the current UN peacekeeping mission. The ongoing Ameri ... More

Keywords: Occupation, military control, globalization, MINUSTAH, Americanization, Haiti, emigration, racism, natural disasters, Haitian police

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780813061023
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813061023.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Leon D. Pamphile, author
The Functional Literacy Ministry of Haiti