Special Bicentennial Issue on History & Politics
Guest Editors: Robert Fatton & Patrick Bellegarde-Smith


Class, Race and Nation: Unresolved Contradictions of the Saint-Domingue Revolution

Alex Dupuy

The Haitian Authoritarian Habitus and the Contradictory Legacy of 1804

Robert Fatton

Perspective historique du rôle de la première dame de la République d'Haïti

Marlène Racine-Toussaint

En pays conquis: la francophonie dans l'oeuvre et la carrière de Dantès Bellegarde

Patrick Bellegarde-Smith

Historical Moments

"You Signed My Name, but Not My Feet": Paradoxes of Peasant Resistance and State Control in Post-Revolutionary Haiti

Mimi Sheller

Toussaint on Trial in Ti difé boulé sou istoua Ayiti, or the People's Role in the Haitian Revolution

Mariana Past

Race, the East, and the Haitian Revolutionary Ideology: Rethinking the Role of Race in the 1844 Secession of the Eastern Part of Haiti

Charles R. Venator Santiago

Politics at Home and in the Diaspora

Not Far from the Madding Crowd: Bahamian Reaction to the Revolutionary Upheaval in Haiti and the Intensification of Racial Control

Sean McWeeney

Evolution of Haitian Immigrant Organizations and Community Development in New York City

Tatiana Wah & François Pierre-Louis

How the Organization of American States Tackled Impunity in Haiti

Yasmine Shamsie

Research Notes

Entretien avec Frankétienne

Rachel Douglas

Classical Books on Haiti: Introspection into the "Unknown": Critical Works in Haitian History and Social Literature by Haitians and Others

—Editorial Staff


Book Reviews

After the Dance: A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti, by Edwidge Danticat

—Review by Nick Nesbitt

Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution, by Laurent Dubois

—Review by Gerald Horne)

A Proslavery Foreign Policy: Haitian-American Relations During the Early Republic, by Tim Mattewson

—Review by Gerald Horne

Creole Religions of the Caribbean: An Introduction from Vodou and Santería to Obeah and Espiritismo, by Margarite Fernández Olmos and Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert

—Review by Paul Christopher Johnson

Exile according to Julia, by Gisèle Pineau

—Review by Richard Watts

...Et le neveu répondit. Analyse statistique de la Migration haïtienne aux Etats-Unis (1953-2000). La Diaspora en question, by Francis Saint-Hubert

—Review by Hughes Saint-Fort