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Author Dayan, Colin, author

Title Haiti, history, and the gods / Joan Dayan
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1995]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 339 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Rituals of history -- Fictions of Haiti -- Last days of Saint-Domingue -- Gothic Americas
Summary In 'Haiti, History, and the Gods', Joan Dayan charts the cultural imagination of Haiti not only by reconstructing the island's history but by highlighting ambiguities and complexities that have been ignored. She investigates the confrontational space in which Haiti is created and recreated in fiction and fact, text and ritual, discourse and practice
Notes "A centennial book."
Reprint. Originally published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-327) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Nationalism -- Haiti -- Religious aspects.
Social psychology and literature -- Haiti -- History.
Haiti -- Civilization -- Philosophy.
Haiti -- Religion.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520089006 (alk. paper)
0520920961 (electronic bk.)
0585176469 (electronic bk.)
9780520089006 (alk. paper)
9780520920965 (electronic bk.)
9780585176468 (electronic bk.)