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Huon Wardle replied to Sidney W. Mintz's discussion Haiti in the group Economic anthropology
"Here is a link to a very fine retrospective on Haiti by Sidney Mintz. I have added an excerpt on another thread."
Mar 24, 2010
Florian Mühlfried replied to Sidney W. Mintz's discussion Haiti in the group Economic anthropology
"Here's a highly interesting piece in Portuguese on Haiti before and after the earthquake, written by Federico Neiburg from the Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro."
Jan 25, 2010
Sidney W. Mintz replied to Sidney W. Mintz's discussion Haiti in the group Economic anthropology
"I'm not sure this is the right way to add this item, but here is a short piece I was asked to write concerning the historical causes of Haiti's difficulties. I hope you like it. Sid http://www.bostonreview.net/BR35.1/mintz.php"
Jan 22, 2010
Steven Devijver replied to Sidney W. Mintz's discussion Haiti in the group Economic anthropology
"Just a heads up on this excellent NYT piece: To Heal Haiti, Look to History, Not Nature."
Jan 22, 2010
Huon Wardle replied to Sidney W. Mintz's discussion Haiti in the group Economic anthropology
"Thanks Angela, I don't want us to lose sight of the fact that that there is now a long history of detailed anthropological/ethnographic insight into Haiti. Most recently, anthropologists have shown that it is vital to take into account Haitian…"
Jan 19, 2010
Keith Hart replied to Sidney W. Mintz's discussion Haiti in the group Economic anthropology
"Justin Shaffner has introduced an important article to his Forum thread, The help that Haiti needs. This provoked me to write soemthing longer than my previous posts on these two threads, incorporating some of the material they contained: Is Haiti…"
Jan 19, 2010
Keith Hart replied to Sidney W. Mintz's discussion Haiti in the group Economic anthropology
"Thanks for writing to us, Sid. The US is sending 10,000 soldiers "to keep the peace" and appears to have taken over Haiti's crowded airport, to the frustration and dismay of rival powers such as France and Brazil (head of UN forces…"
Jan 18, 2010
angela raven-roberts replied to Sidney W. Mintz's discussion Haiti in the group Economic anthropology
"Greetings, many of those of us in the international organizations with a social science background, are advocatings strongly that the recovery process take note and create links with anthropologists and other experts on Haiti as well as of course…"
Jan 18, 2010
Huon Wardle replied to Sidney W. Mintz's discussion Haiti in the group Economic anthropology
"Dear Sid, A while ago, on this site I made a stab at creating elements of a chronology of Haitian affairs. It is so complicated that it is well-nigh impossible to sort out or to comprehend fully. My own sense it that there will be a terrible…"
Jan 18, 2010
Keith Hart left a comment for Sidney W. Mintz
"Welcome, Sid. I am sure that many of our members will be glad to know you have joined our discussions at this time."
Jan 16, 2010
Sidney W. Mintz added a discussion to the group Economic anthropology
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Haiti

Dear Keith,In the next few weeks, every medium of communication we use will be bursting with declarations about Haiti, and many or most will probably be ill informed.My first thought was not to add to this blizzard of hurried thinking. One cannot impede or improve that blizzard. We anthropologists have little of what is called "clout” in public affairs. We might be most helpful right now by using our few important channels to people whose voices are heard, to stress the need for getting…See More
Jan 16, 2010
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Economic anthropology

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Jan 16, 2010
Sidney W. Mintz is now a member of Open Anthropology Cooperative
Jan 16, 2010

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At 5:07pm on January 16, 2010, Keith Hart said…
Welcome, Sid. I am sure that many of our members will be glad to know you have joined our discussions at this time.
 
 
 

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