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Political economy of sugar’, International Organization, Vol. 35, No. 3, 1981, p. 491. Payne, The International Crisis in the Caribbean (London, 1984), pp. 167–70. For details in respect of Grenada see ibid. pp. 148–9. Constitution Commission of Trinidad and Tobago, Report of the Constitution Commission, (Trinidad: 1974) para. 51. Maingot’s concern to effect this has received support from elsewhere in the profession. See, in particular, the review essay by Aaron Segal, ‘Collecting the Caribbean: the not-so-hidden politics of explanation’, Caribbean Review, Vol.

In the event, the changes wrought by Duvalier père were confined mainly to the political arena although the ‘extraordinary’ methods he used to achieve them earned him a notoriety abroad and excited, for the first time in many years, an interest in the country at large. Among the curious, by his own admission, was David Nicholls. His writings over the last decade or so have done much to dispel ignorance about Haiti and set the Duvalier phenomenon in context. 42 A proper understanding of Haiti, in other words, is via an appreciation of its past manifest in the present.

1953. o. Average for recent years. p. 1979. Source: Official Publications; CARICOM Secretariat, National Accounts Statistics, 1970–1980. O’ Loughlin, ‘The Economy of St Kitts, Nevis-Anguilla’, SES, December 1959; lone Marshall, The National Accounts of British Honduras’, SES, June, 1962. period, sugar regained its ascendency in the agricultural sector, but became increasingly overshadowed by bauxite and tourism, both THE POST-WAR DECLINE OF THE SUGAR ECONOMY 41 as an income generator and a foreign exchange earner.

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