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Who’s who in early nineteenth-century Haiti?
The Royal Kingdom of Hayti also produced yearly almanacs. These publications contain vast numbers of names of Haiti’s inhabitants and visitors, offering a rich repository of information about both the ordinary and extraordinary people who lived in or visited the country in the early nineteenth century.
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Marlene L. Daut, Professor of French and African American Studies at Yale University
Denise Groce, Claremont Graduate University; and Marlene L. Daut