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Dessalines was the man who coined the phrase Koupe tet, boule kay, to describe
his strategy for defeating the colonials. ... According to legend, after Dessalines'
blunt strategy had succeeded and he had won the revolution, he took the ...
P6ralte is second only to Jean-Jacques Dessalines in the rankings of Haitian
revolutionaries. After Toussaint L'Ouverture, the first military leader of the Haitian
slave revolution, was betrayed, captured by the French and sent on June 7, 1802,
Her mission runs a school, and every morning children come and sit in obedient
rows, with the hot sun pouring through the cement slats, listening to the teacher
talk about Dessalines in French, which they don't understand, and which he ...
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The rainy season: Haiti since DuvalierUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This welcome interpretation of Haiti provides many insights into a country that few North Americans understand. Wilentz, a journalist, captures the complex cultural ambience and mystery of domestic ... Read full review