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Life in a Haitian Valley

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Title Life in a Haitian Valley
ISBN 9781558764552
Author Herskovitz, Melville J.
Subject Africa
Binding Paperback
Publisher Markus Wiener Pub
Publisher Year 2008
Condition Very Good
Description 1.02 x 8.74 x 5.91 Inches; 371 pages; An authoritative view of the extent to which the African culture has survived in the New World setting."--New York Times his book is a precious document in the intellectual history of the black Americas. Its author was surely the first academically respectable white scholar to take seriously the cultural achievements of Afro-Americans, throughout the Hemisphere. His influence is still keenly felt, within and beyond his discipline