• Corpus ID: 141752606

Culture and Customs of Haiti

  title={Culture and Customs of Haiti},
  author={J. Michael Dash},
  • J. Dash
  • Published 30 October 2000
  • Art
Series Foreword Context The People and Society Religion Social Customs Mass Media and Cinema Literature and Language The Performing Arts The Visual Arts and Architecture Index 

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