The Resource The Haitians : a decolonial history, (electronic resource)

The Haitians : a decolonial history, (electronic resource)

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The Haitians : a decolonial history
Title
The Haitians
Title remainder
a decolonial history
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Language
eng
Summary
In this sweeping history, leading Haitian intellectual Jean Casimir argues that the story of Haiti should not begin with the usual image of Saint-Domingue as the richest colony of the eighteenth century. Rather, it begins with a reconstruction of how individuals from Africa, in the midst of the golden age of imperialism, created a sovereign society based on political imagination and a radical rejection of the colonial order, persisting even through the US occupation in 1915. The Haitians also critically retheorizes the very nature of slavery, colonialism, and sovereignty. Here, Casimir centers the perspectives of Haiti's moun andeyo-the largely African-descended rural peasantry. Asking how these systematically marginalized and silenced people survived in the face of almost complete political disenfranchisement, Casimir identifies what he calls a counter-plantation system. Derived from Caribbean political and cultural practices, the counter-plantation encompassed consistent reliance on small-scale landholding. Casimir shows how lakou, small plots of land often inhabited by generations of the same family, were and continue to be sites of resistance even in the face of structural disadvantages originating in colonial times, some of which continue to be maintained by the Haitian government with support from outside powers
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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Casimir, Jean
Dewey number
972.94
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not applicable
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not applicable
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Janina Edwards
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1971-
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  • Dubois, Laurent
  • Mignolo, Walter
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Series statement
Latin America in Translation ;
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  • Sovereignty
  • Haiti
  • Haiti
  • Haiti
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adult
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The Haitians : a decolonial history, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (21hr., 39 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781666131413
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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14232978
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MWT14232978
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Label
The Haitians : a decolonial history, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (21hr., 39 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781666131413
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
14232978
Publisher number
MWT14232978
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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