Alex Dupuy

Wesleyan University

Alex Dupuy is professor of sociology at Wesleyan University. He has published broadly on social, economic, and political developments in Haiti and the Caribbean. He is the author of Haiti in the World Economy: Class, Race, and Underdevelopment Since 1700 (Westview Press, 1989), Haiti in the New World Order: The Limits of the Democratic Revolution (Westview Press, 1997), The Prophet and Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the International Community, and Haiti (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007), and more than two dozen articles in professional journals and anthologies. Dupuy appeared several times on the News Hour with Jim Lehrer and is a frequent commentator on Haitian affairs on the BBC’s Caribbean Service.

Who were the affranchis?
Why was there a war between Louverture and Rigaud in 1799?
Why is it important for high school students to learn about the Haitian Revolution?
How do people in Haiti think about the Revolution today?
How did land ownership after the Haitian Revolution affect Haiti’s economic development?
What were the major legacies of the Haitian Revolution for the world?
How did the Haitian Revolution affect land ownership in Haiti?
Why was the Haitian Revolution successful?
How did former slaves rebel against the plantation system?
What challenges did Louverture face in 1800 and 1801?
Who are you and what do you do?
What were the major legacies of the Haitian Revolution for Haiti?
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