Haiti: Africa


Jean Price-Mars avowedly sought to renovate and redeem Haiti precisely by prescribing the place of Africa within the nation. Price-Mars looked to history to understand what he saw as the historical processes involved in creating a unique Haitian being and ethnos.

Gérarde Magliore and Kevin A. Yelvington,Haiti and the anthropological imagination,” Gradhiva (2005)  

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  • By Surrealism and Haiti on December 3, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    […] especially since one of the most intellectually and morally respected men, the learned ethnologist Dr. Prince-Mars [sic], has been elected to a key government […]

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