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The political economy of disaster : destitution, plunder and earthquake in Haiti / Mats Lundahl.

Author/Creator:
Lundahl, Mats, 1946-, author.
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (465 p.)
Series:
Routledge Explorations in Economic History
Routledge explorations in economic history
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Subjects:
Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010 -- Economic aspects.
Economic assistance -- Haiti.
Haiti -- Economic conditions -- 1971-.
Haiti -- Economic policy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Haiti, one of the least developed and most vulnerable nations in the Western Hemisphere, made the international headlines in January 2010 when an earthquake destroyed the capital, Port-au-Prince. More than a year later, little reconstruction has taken place, in spite of a strong international funding commitment. Mats Lundahl has written several seminal works on Haiti, and this volume brings together the best of his past work on Haiti's economic and political history, along with a comprehensive introduction and two new chapters which bring the story right up to th
Contents:
pt. I. Before the quake
pt. II. The earthquake and after.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Santa Fe, Arg.: elibro, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to eLibro affiliated libraries.
ISBN:
0-203-59491-6
1-299-15684-3
1-135-07174-8
OCLC:
828298597
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203594919 doi