These are questions that come into view only when we move beyond the simplistic race-based explanations for Haitian agency, toward a more complex accounting of and its aftermath. You can find out more about her work at www. Le Natal, Claude B. See John K.
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By Chelsea Stieber Given the growth in Haitian Studies over the last twenty years or so, the Haitian Revolution and its relationship to the Age of Revolution no longer requires the laborious contextualization and explanation it once did. Like this: Like Loading Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:. Email required Address never made public. Bush in the electoral college, after the U. Supreme Court called a halt to a manual recount of disputed Florida ballots. Opposition to Obama and his policies, particularly health care reform, fueled the growth of the conservative, populist Tea Party movement, helping Republicans make huge gains in Congress during his two terms in office.
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