History and Culture

Articles on History and Culture

Michel Martelly

La diaspora et le renouveau du tourisme en Haiti

Autant il n’est pas aisé d’associer diaspora et tourisme du fait que le premier est marqué par la contrainte du départ et l’affliction alors que le deuxième incarne l’intention et l’agrément (Saghi, 2011), auta...
Louisiana_Creole

The origins of Louisiana Creole Culture

From the cobblestone streets of New Orleans to the moss-laden bayous in the southeast, Creole culture has a long and fascinating history in Louisiana. Rooted primarily in French, Spanish, African and Native Ame...
Roc

Unraveling the Myth of the Roc

Human history is littered with stories that confuse and boggle the mind. Those who live life with their feet firmly planted in science have a difficult time wrapping their head around the mythological stories o...
Mississipi_Mouth

The History of Creole Culture in Louisiana

One of the most vibrant and lively states in the U.S. South is the great state of Louisiana. Although not an economic or commercial powerhouse in anyway, Louisiana is a truly unique piece of the American puzzle...
Bath_Avon

Visit the Iconic Architecture of Bath, England

The approach into Bath is striking. Much of this first impression is due to the light, honey-coloured limestone, known as Bath Stone, from which so many of its buildings are made. The combination of fine Georgi...
Zombie

A Short History of Zombies

In 1932, Bela Lugosi played a Voodoo priest in 'White Zombie', and the undead became a part of film history and a cultural phenomenon that has grown into a major industry. For more than eighty years, interpreta...
French_Quarter

The French Quarter: New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana is world-famous for its French Quarter, also known as “the Quarter” or “the Vieux Carré (Old Square).” Tourists and locals alike love this district for its lighthearted, fun-filled atmosp...
Seychelles WW II

The Role of Seychelles in World War II

There has never been a conflict in the course of human history that claimed more lives, devastated more countries, and reached further around the globe than World War II. The conflict is widely regarded as the ...
Jean-Jacques Dessalines

Haitian Presidents throughout History

Many nations around the world elect one singular person to act as their head of state, a representative of their nation at home and abroad. Many Democratic nations call their head of state the president. While ...