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Author Munro, Martin, author

Title Tropical apocalypse : Haiti and the Caribbean end times / Martin Munro
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series New world studies
New World studies.
Contents Introduction -- The Duvaliers and apocalyptic memory -- Utopian ends: Aristide and the apocalypse -- The chimeres and the Haitian antihero -- Religion, nature, and the apocalypse -- Conclusion
Summary "This book offers both a history of apocalyptic culture in the Caribbean and an up-to-date account of the social, political, environmental, religious, and economic factors that have brought apocalypse back to prominence in the region" -- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Apocalypse in literature.
Apocalypse in motion pictures.
Haitian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and history -- Caribbean Area.
Psychic trauma -- Caribbean Area.
Haiti -- In literature.
Haiti -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813938198
081393821X (electronic bk)
9780813938219 (electronic bk)
Other Titles Haiti and the Caribbean end times