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Haitian Revolutionary Studies

Author : David Patrick Geggus
ISBN : 0253109264
Genre : Social Science
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The Haitian Revolution of 1789--1803 transformed the Caribbean's wealthiest colony into the first independent state in Latin America, encompassed the largest slave uprising in the Americas, and inflicted a humiliating defeat on three colonial powers. In Haitian Revolutionary Studies, David Patrick Geggus sheds new light on this tremendous upheaval by marshaling an unprecedented range of evidence drawn from archival research in six countries. Geggus's fine-grained essays explore central issues and little-studied aspects of the conflict, including new historiography and sources, the origins of the black rebellion, and relations between slaves and free people of color. The contributions of vodou and marronage to the slave uprising, Toussaint Louverture and the abolition question, the policies of the major powers toward the revolution, and its interaction with the early French Revolution are also addressed. Questions about ethnicity, identity, and historical knowledge inform this essential study of a complex revolution.

The World Of The Haitian Revolution

Author : David Patrick Geggus
ISBN : 9780253220172
Genre : History
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New scholarship on one of the most consequential events in the history of slavery in the Atlantic world

The Black Radical Tragic

Author : Jeremy Glick
ISBN : 9781479813193
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Impact Of The Haitian Revolution In The Atlantic World

Author : David Patrick Geggus
ISBN : 1570034168
Genre : History
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Sharing attention with such tumultuous events as the French Revolution and the Napoleonic War, Haiti's fifteen-year struggle for racial equality, slave emancipation, and colonial independence challenged notions about racial hierarchy that were gaining legitimacy in an Atlantic world dominated by Europeans and the slave trade. The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World explores the multifarious influence -- from economic to ideological to psychological -

Black Cosmopolitanism

Author : Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo
ISBN : 9780812238785
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Through readings of slave narratives, fiction, poetry, nonfiction, newspaper editorials, and government documents including texts by Frederick Douglass and freed West Indian slave Mary Prince, Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo explicates the growing interrelatedness of people of African descent through the Americas in the nineteenth century.

The African Diaspora

Author : Isidore Okpewho
ISBN : 025333425X
Genre : History
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The purpose of this book is to contribute to the debate between those who believe that the African origin of blacks in western society is central to their identity and those who deny that proposition. How did Africans manage to create a viable life for themselves after they got here? How were they able to negotiate the social, political, cultural, and other space they encountered?

African Americans And The Haitian Revolution

Author : Maurice Jackson
ISBN : 9781134726134
Genre : History
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Bringing together scholarly essays and helpfully annotated primary documents, African Americans and the Haitian Revolution collects not only the best recent scholarship on the subject, but also showcases the primary texts written by African Americans about the Haitian Revolution. Rather than being about the revolution itself, this collection attempts to show how the events in Haiti served to galvanize African Americans to think about themselves and to act in accordance with their beliefs, and contributes to the study of African Americans in the wider Atlantic World.

Avengers Of The New World

Author : Laurent DUBOIS
ISBN : 9780674034365
Genre : History
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Laurent Dubois weaves the stories of slaves, free people of African descent, wealthy whites and French administrators into an unforgettable tale of insurrection, war, heroism and victory.

Free And French In The Caribbean

Author : John Patrick Walsh
ISBN : 9780253008107
Genre : History
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In Free and French in the Caribbean, John Patrick Walsh studies the writings of Toussaint Louverture and Aimé Césaire to examine how they conceived of and narrated two defining events in the decolonializing of the French Caribbean: the revolution that freed the French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1803 and the departmentalization of Martinique and other French colonies in 1946. Walsh emphasizes the connections between these events and the distinct legacies of emancipation in the narratives of revolution and nationhood passed on to successive generations. By reexamining Louverture and Césaire in light of their multilayered narratives, the book offers a deeper understanding of the historical and contemporary phenomenon of "free and French" in the Caribbean.

Encyclopedia Of The African Diaspora

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ISBN : 9781851097005
Genre : Africa
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