Written in Blood; The Story of the Haitian People, 1492-1995

Written in Blood; The Story of the Haitian People, 1492-1995

by Robert Debs Heinl, Nancy Gordon Heinl
     
 

This book is a complete history of Haiti from 1492 to the end of 1995. The first edition was and remains the most complete history of Haiti ever written in English and one of the most complete in any language. This second edition, revised and expanded by Michael Heinl, contains two more chapters as well as updated information to make it a must read for anyone

Overview

This book is a complete history of Haiti from 1492 to the end of 1995. The first edition was and remains the most complete history of Haiti ever written in English and one of the most complete in any language. This second edition, revised and expanded by Michael Heinl, contains two more chapters as well as updated information to make it a must read for anyone interested in the history of Haiti and its people.

Editorial Reviews

Washington Star
There is no work in the English language that even approaches the extravagant wealth of information the Heinls have assembled about the world's first black republic.
Footsteps Magazine
The Heinls tell [this] tragic story well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761802303
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
03/01/1996
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
902
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.81(d)

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William Manchester
As spellbinding as Voodoo, 'Written in Blood' is a matchless history of Haiti and the Haitian people.

Meet the Author

Robert Debs Heinl and Nancy Gordon Heinl, both writers and historians, lived in Haiti from 1959 to 1963. Robert Heinl was Chief of the U.S. Naval Mission to Haiti until he was declared persona non grata by François Duvalier. He retired from the Marine Corps in 1964 and wrote a nationally syndicated newspaper column until his death in 1979. Nancy Gordon Heinl is an independent writer and journalist who has written extensively on black history and voodoo. Born in London, she came to the United States in 1933. Michael Heinl received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is an international business consultant in Washington, D.C.

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