Hot Gingerbread: The Significance of Late 19th Century Architecture in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

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Material Information

Title:
Hot Gingerbread: The Significance of Late 19th Century Architecture in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Physical Description:
Video
Creator:
Olsen Jean Julien
Publisher:
Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University
Place of Publication:
Miami, Florida
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Caribbean Area   ( lcsh )
Haitian Creole
Arts and Culture
Spatial Coverage:
Haiti

Notes

General Note:
Olsen Jean Julien, Owner and Lead Architect, Phenixience Architecture and Engineering Firm, Haiti, Former Manager, Smithsonian Cultural Recovery Center, Haiti & Former Minister of Culture and Communication, Haiti This commissioned presentation examines Haitian architecture, and in particular, the development, evolution and value of traditional architecture of the 19th century. Additionally, Jean Julien examines issues related to the vulnerability of Haiti's architecture and the importance of preserving it as part of Haiti's cultural patrimony . Part of LACC's 15th Annual Haitian Summer Institute Lecture Series. Part of LACC's Haitian Art Digital Archive.
General Note:
Due to technical difficulties, this presentation is available in progress from 12 minutes and 54 seconds.
General Note:
Part of the Latin American and Caribbean Center in the School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University's Foreign Languages Across the Curriculum Lecture Series.

Record Information

Source Institution:
Florida International University
Holding Location:
Florida International University
Rights Management:
All rights reserved by the source institution.
System ID:
AA00013163:00001


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