By Raphael Dalleo
As sleek Caribbean politics and literature emerged within the first part of
the 20 th century, Haiti, because the region's first autonomous kingdom, stood as a resource of
proposal for imagining decolonization and rooting neighborhood identification in Africanness. but at
exactly the comparable second that anticolonialism used to be spreading through the Caribbean, Haiti
itself was once occupied via U.S. marines, a proven fact that local political and cultural histories too
usually forget. In American Imperialism’s Undead, Raphael Dalleo
examines how Caribbean literature and activism emerged within the shadow of the U.S. military
profession of Haiti (1915-34) and the way that presence motivated the improvement of
anticolonialism in the course of the quarter.
The profession used to be a generative event
for Caribbean activists comparable to C. L. R. James, George Padmore, and Marcus and Amy Jacques
Garvey in addition to for writers reminiscent of Claude McKay, Eric Walrond, and Alejo Carpentier. Dalleo
offers new methods of realizing those luminaries, whereas additionally exhibiting how different important
figures similar to objectiveé Césaire, Arturo Schomburg, Claudia Jones, Frantz Fanon, Amy
Ashwood Garvey, H. G. De Lisser, Luis Palés Matos, George Lamming, and Jean Rhys can be
contextualized by way of the career. through interpreting Caribbean responses to Haiti’s
profession, Dalleo underscores U.S. imperialism as a vital if unstated impression on
anticolonial discourses and decolonization within the sector. with out acknowledging the significance
of the profession of Haiti, our knowing of Atlantic background can't be
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American Imperialism's Undead: The Occupation of Haiti and the Rise of Caribbean Anticolonialism (New World Studies) by Raphael Dalleo