Taking Haiti: Military Occupation and the Culture of U.S. Imperialism, 1915-1940 / Edition 1

Taking Haiti: Military Occupation and the Culture of U.S. Imperialism, 1915-1940 / Edition 1

by Mary A. Renda
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0807849383

ISBN-13: 9780807849385

Pub. Date: 06/18/2001

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

Taking Haiti: Military Occupation and the Culture of U.S. Imperialism, 1915-1940

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Taking Haiti: Military Occupation and the Culture of U.S. Imperialism, 1915-1940

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807849385
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
06/18/2001
Series:
Gender and American Culture Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Note on Usage
Prologue
Chapter 1. Introduction
Part I. Occupation Chapter 2. Haiti and the Marines
Chapter 3. Paternalism
Chapter 4. Moral Breakdown
Part II. Aftermath Chapter 5. Haiti's Appeal
Chapter 6. Mapping Memory and Desire
Chapter 7. Race, Revolution, and National Identity
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Figures
1. "The Missionary," a cartoon by Private Paul Woyshner
2. Dartiguenave, center, and his cabinet, flanked by marines
3. Portrait of Homer L. Overley, 1920
4. Homer L. Overley and fellow marines pose in the field
5. Postcard sent home from Haiti by F. W. Schmidt
6. Marines in barracks, Port-au-Prince
7. Marines at leisure in Haiti
8. Marine with Haitian woman
9. Smedley Butler with his family
10. "A Civilian before Military training and after"
11. Caco leader: Valerius Pierre
12. Unidentified Caco leader
13. Marines with prisoners
14. Faustin Wirkus with Haitian man
15. Faustin Wirkus with Haitian woman
16. Herman Hanneken and William Button
17. The body of Charlemagne Peralte
18. Charles Gilpin as the Emperor Jones
19. Aaron Douglas, Untitled. Illustration for The Emperor Jones
20. Aaron Douglas, Forest Fear. Illustration for The Emperor Jones
21. Puppet production of The Emperor Jones
22. Captain John Houston Craige posing with drums
23. Mahlon Blaine's cover for Black Majesty
24. Columbian Line, "Cruise the West Indies"
25. Scenic wallpaper, "A Visit to King Christophe"
26. Scenic wallpaper, panels 5-8
27. U.S. Marine Corps Travel Series, Citadel of Christophe
28. Arthur B. Jacques's portrait of "a typical country woman"
29. Jacob Lawrence, "The General," Toussaint L'Ouverture series
30. Augusta Savage, La Citadelle—Freedom

Maps
1. Distances to Haiti
2. Haiti
3. The remapping of Haiti

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