Haiti In The World Economy: Class, Race, And Underdevelopment Since 1700, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Haiti In The World Economy

Class, Race, And Underdevelopment Since 1700, 1st Edition

By Alex Dupuy


256 pages

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 This book seeks to explain the causes of Haiti's underdevelopment since the end of the seventeenth century. During the 1960s and 1970s several original paradigms emerged to explain the causes and persistence of underdevelopment in Latin America and the Caribbean. In the renewed effort to understand the associated processes of development and under

Table of Contents

Latin American Perspectives Series -- Introduction -- French Merchant Capital and the Making of a Slave Society in Saint-Domingue -- Planter Dependency and the Demise of the Slave Regime -- From Revolutionary Leaders to Ruling Class -- The Growth of the Peasantry and the Stalemate of the Bourgeoisie -- State Power, the Color Question, and Foreign Capital -- Black Nationalism, U.S. Capital, and Underdevelopment, 1946–1986 -- Conclusion

About the Author

Alex Dupuy is professor of sociology and dean of the Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Programs at Wesleyan University. He is the author of Haiti in the World Economy: Class, Race, and Underdevelopment Since 1700.

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