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The plan failed , and Haiti's system of land use — where small parcels became smaller and smaller as they were divided among numerous sons , where squatters took over government lands in the mountains and after generations gained ...
Peasants who are among the 30 percent of Haitian farmers who own two thirds of the country's arable land , peasants with more than three carreaux , peasants already doing well enough to dedicate a portion of their land to a solely cash ...
The costs of protest were too high : imprisonment , hard labor , confiscation of property and land , torture , death . Once Duvalier had fled and the Tontons Macoute were at least officially disbanded , however , the climate changed .
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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