Fall 2002

Journal of Haitian Studies, Volume 8, Number 2

Contents

Elections and Democratic Stuctures

The Integration of Hispaniola: A Reappraisal of Haitian-Dominican Relations in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
—Sara Johnson-La O

Haiti's Political Gridlock
—Robert Maguire

Colonial Politics

L'Abbé Grégoire et la Révolution Haïtienne
—Jean-François Brière

The Exile of the 1791 Slave Leaders: Spain's Resettlement of its Black Auxiliary Troops
—David Geggus

Contemporary Politics

Operation Restore Democracy?
—Philippe R. Girard

US Policy in Haiti: The Failure to Help Despite the Rhetoric to Please
—Henry F. (Chip) Carey

Transnational & Grassroots Organizing

Transnational Organizing and the Haitian Crisis, 1991-1994
—Götz-Dietrich Opitz

Can Hometown Associations Foster Democratic Change in Haiti?
—François Pierre-Louis

A New Haiti: A Proposal for a Model Community in Haiti
—Stuart M. Leiderman

Research Notes

Qismat of the Names of Allah in Haitian Vodou
—LeGrace Benson

Mammy Dearest: A Home Decorating Catalog Reminds Us that Prejudice takes Many Shapes
—Elizabeth Chin

Réflexion: Vaudou et Socièté en Haïti
—René Piquion

Reviews

Robert Fatton, Jr., Haiti's Predatory Republic: The Unending Transition to Democracy (Gerald Horne)
Charles Arthur, Haiti in Focus: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture (LeGrace Benson)
Vodou: Spirits of Haitian Art (Museum exhibit/Robert Brictson) (Ysamur M. Flores-Peña)
Jacques Stephen Alexis, General Sun, My Brother (translated by Carrol F. Coates) (Marc Prou)

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Editorial Board

Editor
Claudine Michel
University of California, Santa Barbara

Associate Editors
Patrick Bellegarde-Smith
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

LeGrace Benson
Arts of Haiti Research Project, Ithaca, New York

Managing Editor
Rose Elfman
University of California, Santa Barbara

Assistant Editor
Nadège Clitandre
University of California, Santa Barbara

Book Review Editors
Régine Michelle Jean-Charles
Boston College

Nadève Ménard
Université d'État d'Haïti

Kreyòl Editor
Jacques Pierre
Duke University

Editorial Board

Carole M. Berotte Joseph
Bronx Community College

Jhon Picard Byron
Faculté d'Ethnologie, UEH

Alix Cantave
W. K. Kellogg Foundation

Carrol F. Coates
Binghamton University, SUNY

Donald J. Cosentino
University of California, Los Angeles

Edwidge Danticat
Miami, Florida

Colin Dayan
Vanderbilt University

Michel DeGraff
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Fritz Deshommes
Université d'État d'Haïti

Alex Dupuy
Wesleyan University

Robert Fatton Jr.
University of Virginia

León-François Hoffmann
Princeton University

Laënnec Hurbon
Centre de Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris

Jean Jonassaint
Syracuse University

Michel Laguerre
University of California, Berkeley

Yanick Lahens
Port-au-Prince, Haiti

George Lipsitz
University of California, Santa Barbara

Christopher McAuley
University of California,
Santa Barbara

Georges Michel
Université Quisqueya

Marie-José Nzengou-Tayo
University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

Brenda Gayle Plummer University of Wisconsin

Gina A. Ulysse
Wesleyan University

Tatiana Wah
Columbia University

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