Dominican Republic Haiti

With three native languages, it's an island of incredible contrasts and diverse cultures. This guide shows how you where to celebrate Carnival, dance to merengue, see colonial architecture, view wildlife and swim with crocodiles.

Dominican Republic   Haiti

From the spectacular beaches and rich colonial history of the Dominican Republic to the Vodou religion and vibrant art of Haiti, the island of Hispaniola offers something for every adventurous traveller. With three native languages, it's an island of incredible contrasts and diverse cultures. This guide shows how you where to celebrate Carnival, dance to merengue, see colonial architecture, view wildlife and swim with crocodiles.

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Haiti and the Dominican Republic
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Rayford Whittingham Logan, Royal Institute of International Affairs
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 1968 - Publisher:

"Issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs."
Dividing Hispaniola
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Edward Paulino
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-16 - Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press

The island of Hispaniola is split by a border that divides the Dominican Republic and Haiti. This border has been historically contested and largely porous. Dividing Hispaniola is a study of Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo’s scheme, during the mid-twentieth century, to create and reinforce a buffer zone on this border
On the Edge
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Maria Cristina Fumagalli
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06 - Publisher: Liverpool University Press

On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic is a literary and cultural history which brings to the fore a compelling but, so far, largely neglected body of work which has the politics of borderline-crossing as well as the poetics of borderland-dwelling on Hispaniola at its
Confronting Black Jacobins
Language: en
Pages: 423
Authors: Gerald Horne
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-22 - Publisher: NYU Press

The Haitian Revolution, the product of the first successful slave revolt, was truly world-historic in its impact. When Haiti declared independence in 1804, the leading powers—France, Great Britain, and Spain—suffered an ignominious defeat and the New World was remade. The island revolution also had a profound impact on Haiti’s mainland
Dominican Republic & Haiti
Language: en
Pages: 431
Authors: Scott Doggett, Leah Gordon
Categories: Dominican Republic
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Lonely Planet

From the spectacular beaches and rich colonial history of the Dominican Republic to the Vodou religion and vibrant art of Haiti, the island of Hispaniola offers something for every adventurous traveller. With three native languages, it's an island of incredible contrasts and diverse cultures. This guide shows how you where