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WHY THE COCKS FIGHT

Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians, and the Struggle for Hispaniola
Hill & Wang
Published 1999; paperback 2000

Why the Cocks Fight

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REVIEWS

“A complex exploration of the cultural divide between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Wucker . . . weaves together five centuries of tragic conflict with a subtle picture of the island today.”  The New York Times

“A marvelous immersion experience in the clash and conciliation of cultures on a small, embattled island next door.”  Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“I have not read so spellbinding a book in a long time.” Alastair Reid

“Richly textured… A powerful cultural analysis.” Kirkus Reviews

“This is a delightful yet disturbingly relevant book; it deeply illuminates the absolute essences of human nature.” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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