ISBN-10:
1558762973
ISBN-13:
9781558762978
Pub. Date:
12/29/2015
Publisher:
Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated
Dominican People: A Documentary History / Edition 1

Dominican People: A Documentary History / Edition 1

by Ernesto Sagas, Orlando Inoa

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ISBN-13: 9781558762978
Publisher: Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/29/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Ernesto Sagás,University of Central New Hampshire, is the author of Race and Politics in the Dominican Republic.

Orlando Inoa is the author of a book on the Trujillo era.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1 - Europe and America Meet in Hispaniola
1. On the Brink of Discovery
2. Columbus in a New World
3. The News Reach Europe
4. Columbus Returns
5. The Island of La Española
6. The Taínos
Chapter 2 - The Forgotten Colony
1. A Colony of Exploitation
2. The Decline of the Taínos
3. Enriquillo, the Last Cacique
4. A Fleeting Sugar Boom
5. Hispaniola by the Mid-Sixteenth Century
6. The Devastation of the Colony
Chapter 3 - Shifting Colonial Masters
1. Fighting Spain’s Enemies
2. Fighting the Maroons
3. Class, Color, and Gender in the Colony
4. A Foreign Portrait of a Poor Colony
5. A Local Portrait of a Poor Colony
6. The Island Divided
7. The Island Ceded
8. The Slaves Rebel
9. Toussaint Louverture Takes Over
10. Jean-Jacques Dessalines Attacks
11. Ephemeral Independence
12. The Haitian Annexation
Chapter 4 - Endangered Independence
1. A Declaration of Independence
2. Independence, Government, and National Defense
3. Fighting for Spoils
4. Spanish Colony for a Third Time
5. The Restoration of the Republic
6. The Restoration War
7. Statehood for the Dominican Republic
8. A Nineteenth-Century Snapshot of the Country and Its People
9. The Colors of Nineteenth-Century Dominican Politics
10. Tobacco and the Cibao
11. King Sugar
12. Ulises Heureaux, The Ultimate Caudillo
13. A Nation for Sale
Chapter 5 - The United States Intervenes
1. Ramón Cáceres
2. The Loss of Economic Sovereignty
3. Attracting Foreign Investment
4. The United States Lands the Marines
5. The Dark Side of the Occupation
6. The Dominican Constabulary
7. A Dominican’s Assessment of the U.S. Military Occupation
8. The American Sugar Kingdom
9. The Hughes-Peynado Plan
10. Haiti and a New Border Treaty
11. The 1930 “Revolution”
Chapter 6 - The Trujillo Dictatorship
1. The Making of a Dictatorship
2. Trujillo’s Megalomania
3. The 1937 Massacre

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