ERIC Number: ED219956
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
The People and Culture of Haiti.
Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Language and Orientation Resource Center.
A basic introduction to the history and culture of Haiti is presented. It is designed primarily for American service providers and sponsors and so also discusses the legal problems faced by Haitian entrants in the United States. The information is organized according to the following topics: (1) geography and climate of Haiti, (2) history, (3) economy, (4) education, (5) social structure, (6) family life, (7) religious beliefs and funeral customs, (8) health services, (9) mental health, (10) foods, (11) holidays, (12) recreation, (13) transportation, and (14) implications for social adjustment. A bibliography concludes the volume. (AMH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Refugee Resettlement (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Language and Orientation Resource Center.
Identifiers - Location: Haiti