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Culture and Customs of Haiti (Culture and Customs of Latin America and the Caribbean)

by J. Michael Dash

  • 167 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Customs,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Latin America - General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Ethnology,
  • Haiti,
  • Social life and customs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9616807M
    ISBN 10031330498X
    ISBN 109780313304989

    Introduction Food is an important part of the Haitian culture.2 Their cuisine is strongly influenced by African and French flavors There also is a presence of Spanish and Indian flavor Haitian food is vibrant and tasty.4,5 Haitians may be reluctant to try new foods when in new countries.3 Staple Foods4,6 Meat/Poultry/Fish: beef, pork, goat, chicken, turkey, and a variety of fish. Haiti has a unique history for many reasons, a facet which contributes to its rich and dynamic culture compared to other Caribbean nations. It was the second country to become a republic in the Americas when it gained independence following a year slave rebellion, making it the first republic in the world to be led by people of African-descent.

      The religion and culture of Haiti is often a blend of Christianity and Vodoun, a mystical religion steeped in folklore. Blending art and religion has given many Haitians a way to heal and remember their strength and spirit. The Most Prominent Haitian Art Forms. As far as visual arts, painting is one of the most popular mediums throughout Haiti. Buy Culture and Customs of Haiti (Cultures and Customs of the World) from Culture and Customs of Haiti begins with an overview of the mountainous island that seemed forbidding to European colonizers. Historical periods, including French colonization, U.S. occupation in the early 20th century, Independence and the Duvaliers’ reigns, until today, are reviewed and provide the Price: $

    (Simeon O. Ilesanni, Zachary T. Smith Associate Professor of Religion, Wake Forest University) "An encyclopedic material on Nigerian culture and customs, from the remotest to the most widely known Nigerian ways of life, from local names of items, ideas, and concepts, to cultural styles and patterns. I cannot think of anything this book has not covered, language, politics, art and architecture, housing, Reviews: 3. the tremendous need created by Haiti’s earthquake tragedy, I developed this presentation from Dr. Colin’s work as a training tool, in hopes that anyone who deploys to Haiti, or to serve the Haitian people, go with a deeper understanding and knowledge of the Haitian culture in order to provide the most informed culturally appropriate.


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Historical periods, including French colonization, U.S. occupation in the early 20th century, Independence and the Duvaliers' reigns, until today, are reviewed and provide the framework for the volume/5. Culture and Customs of Haiti (Cultures and Customs of the World) by J. Michael Dash () Paperback Bunko – January 1, out of 5 stars 3 ratings See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(3).

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Finally, chapters on the performing arts and visual arts evoke the energy and color of the people in such forms as vaudou jazz and dance, contemporary rara rock, and the folkloric influence on Haitian painting. Culture and Customs of Haiti Culture and customs of Latin America and the Caribbean, ISSN Cultures and Customs of the World Series: Author: J.

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Culture and Customs of Haiti begins with an overview of the mountainous island that seemed forbidding to European colonizers.

Historical periods, including French colonization, U.S. occupation in the early 20th century, Independence and the Duvaliers' reigns, until today, are reviewed and provide the framework for the s: 3. CULTURE AND CUSTOMS OF HAITI J. Michael Dash Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, pages ISBN # X.

Comments by Bob Corbett January J. Michael Dash's book is one of the best overviews of Haiti today I have ever read, and the next time I teach a course on Haiti this will be a central text. Dash's treatment comes in 8 chapters.

Culture and Customs of Haiti begins with an overview of the mountainous island that seemed forbidding to European colonizers. Historical periods, including French colonization, U.S. occupation in the early 20th century, Independence and the Duvaliers' reigns, until today, are reviewed and provide the framework for the volume/5(9).

Introduction to Haitian Culture. With its fascinating Voodoo folklore and a tumultuous slave history, Haitian culture draws on West African, Latin American and colonial European influences. In the wake of the earthquake which devastated the country, there’s no better time to head to Haiti’s Caribbean shores to discover its rich cultural legacy, captivating ruins and enticing cuisine.

Guide to travel, doing business, and studying in Haiti - culture, greetings, gestures, etiquette, taboos, negotiations, gift-giving, and more. Follow Us A community. The culture of Haiti is an eclectic mix of African, Taino and European elements due to the French colonization of Saint Domingue and its large and diverse enslaved African population, as is evidenced in the Haitian language, music, and religion Art.

A large sequined Vodou "drapeau" or flag, created by artist George Valris. Culture and Customs of Haiti By J. Michael Dash Greenwood Press, Read preview Overview A Day for the Hunter, a Day for the Prey: Popular Music and Power in Haiti By Gage Averill University of Chicago Press, The only book available on the market to be used as a textbook for a Vietnamese culture course, because it covers most topics a culture course would like to cover.

It is detailed and serious, although some part did not use the best resources available (e.g., language).Reviews: 5. Caribbean culture – Caribbean languages, religions, festivals, art forms, values, customs, sports, and other forms of self-expression – is dynamic.

Shaped by the historical experience of their people, their faith, and their creativity, it continues to be shaped by their creative energies and other influences. Haiti has a vast and diverse cultural heritage, drawing from French, Spanish and African traditions as well as its Caribbean island culture.

The earthquake profoundly affected daily life in. Culture and Customs of Haiti By J. Michael Dash Greenwood Press, Read preview Overview Culture and Customs of India By Carol E. Henderson Greenwood Press, Byenvini to Haiti. Home Table of contents Beliefs &Values Family Structure History Major Religions, Holidays & Traditions Understanding the Haitian Culture Language Interviews Little Known Facts Resources  Just like any other culture, Haitian peoples have many beliefs and hold many values towards various aspects of their daily lives.Chapter 1: Haiti History and Population Haiti is an island nation located between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.

It occupies the western third of the island of Hispaniola; the Dominican Republic occupies the eastern two-thirds. The Arawak and Taino were the indigenous peoples inhabiting Hispaniola prior tothe.