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History of St. Kitts: The Sweet Trade
by Vincent K. Hubbard
Paperback from MacMillan Pub Ltd

The United States Occupation of Haiti, 1915-1934
by Hans Schmidt
Book Description: "A good history of a sordid intervention that submitted a people to autocratic rule and did little for economic development." --The New York Times "From Schmidt we get the full details . . . of the brutal racist practices inflicted on the Haitians for nearly all of the nineteen-year American presence in the country." --American Historical Review "The only thoroughgoing study of one of the more discreditable American interventions overseas." --Journal of Interdisciplinary History "Should become the standard work on the subject. . . .required reading for specialists in Caribbean studies and U.S.-Latin American relations." --Choice Hans Schmidt taught for many years at the State University of New York at New Paltz. He now teaches at the University of Hong Kong.
Paperback: 336 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.99 x 9.00 x 5.99
Publisher: Rutgers University Press; Reprint edition (March )
ISBN: 081352203X

Taking Haiti: Military Occupation and the Culture of U.S. Imperialism, 1915-1940
by Mary A. Renda
Paperback: 440 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.02 x 9.30 x 6.14
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Pr; (June 18, )
ISBN: 0807849383

Trujillo: The Death of the Dictator
by Bernard Diederich
Paperback: ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.75 x 8.25 x 5.50
Publisher: Markus Wiener Pub; (April 1, )
ISBN: 155876206X

Jose Marti: Selected Writings (Penguin Classics)
by Jose Marti, Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria, Esther Allen
Listed under Cuban History

Haiti and the United States: National Stereotypes and the Literary Imagination
by J. Michael Dash

Cruising the Caribbean: U.S. Influence and Intervention in the Twentieth Century
by Ronald Fernandez

Cuba Between Empires, 1878-1902
by Louis A. Perez
Listed under Cuban History

The Dictator Next Door: The Good Neighbor Policy and the Trujillo Regime in the Dominican Republic, 1930-1945
by Eric Paul Roorda
Publisher: Duke Univ Pr (Txt);

The Dominican Intervention
by Abraham F. Lowenthal
Paperback: 246 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.68 x 8.48 x 5.46
Publisher: Johns Hopkins Univ Pr; Reprint edition (January )
ISBN: 0801847559

The Dominican Republic: A National History
by Frank Moya Pons

The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution
by C. L. R. James

Trujillo: The Death of the Goat
by Bernard Diederich
Hardcover from Vintage/Ebury (A Division of Random House Group)
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Jean Price-Mars, the Haitian Elite and the American Occupation, 1915-1935
by Magdaline W. Shannon
Book Description: This is a book about the life and many careers of Dr. Jean Price-Mars, Haiti's most distinguished scholar and considered by many other world-renowned scholars to be the father of negritude. He might well have become the President of Haiti but that was not to be. During the military dictatorships which followed the Duvalier years it was often said that what Haiti now needed more than ever before was a president with qualities of Price-Mars. 
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