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#4446: Haitian names

From: madison bell <mbell@goucher.edu>

List member Rolph Trouillot covers this subject to some extent in his book 
HAITI: STATE AGAINST NATION (indexed under Bord du Mer.


At 02:01 PM 6/2/00 -0700, you wrote:

>From: Greg Chamberlain <GregChamberlain@compuserve.com>
>When is someone going to write the fascinating history of the handful of
>Haiti's most powerful families -- all immigrants from Europe or the Middle
>East at the beginning of the 20th century ?  You never see a serious word
>written about that (in Haiti or elsewhere in the region, where such
>immigrants are powerful), yet there they are, always quietly running the
>show.  Can anyone come up with a bibliography?
>         Greg Chamberlain