• S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


In 1863 Haiti, under President Fabre Nicolas Geffrard, enjoyed a period of stability and prosperity. A concordat with Rome had been concluded (1860) and diplomatic relations with USA established (1862). Cotton production increased to meet the world shortage caused by the American Civil War, and trade with France, Britain and USA was expanding. The population was estimated at 1m.

République d’Haiti


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Books of Reference

  1. Revue Agricole d’Haïti. From 1946. QuarterlyGoogle Scholar
  2. Mission to Haïti: Report of the United Nations Mission of Technical Assistance to the Republic of Haiti. Columbia Univ. New York, 1949Google Scholar
  3. Bellegarde, D., Histoire du Peuple Haïtien. Port-au-Prince. 1953Google Scholar
  4. De Young, M., Man and Land in the Haitian Economy. Univ. of Florida Press. 1958Google Scholar
  5. Leyburn. J. G., The Haitian People. Yale Univ., 1941Google Scholar
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  10. Verschueren, J., La république d’Haïti; panorama, échos, vaudoux. 3 vols. Wetteren and Paris, 1948Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1963

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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