Readers will learn about the exciting and beautiful country of Haiti in this book. Everything from government, culture, geography, and trade is covered in these beautiful books. With a detailed table of contents and useful maps, Cultures of the World: Haiti is a wonderful look at a country different from our own. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the World® series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photographs with descriptive nonfiction narratives, and interactive activities such as creating an authentic traditional dish from an easy-to-follow recipe. Copious maps and detailed timelines present the past and present of the country, while exploration of the art and architecture help your readers to understand why diversity is the spice of Life.
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Before Christopher Columbus Hispaniola The French colony
reform Uncertain democracy
Agriculture Manufacturing The workforce International
geopolitics Protecting the environment International
Population pressures Mulattoes The black Haitians
Social divisions Education Health and welfare
Music and dance Literature Painting Architecture
The Haitian diet Haitian mealtime Creole cuisine Sugar
ABOUT THE ECONOMY
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