"A landmark collection of documents by the field's leading scholar. This reader includes beautifully written introductions and a fascinating array of never-before-published primary documents. These treasures from the archives offer a new picture of colonial Saint-Domingue and the Haitian Revolution. The translations are lively and colorful."--Alyssa Sepinwall,
Saint Domingue on the eve of revolution -- Slave resistance -- The race and slavery questions in the French National Assembly -- The fight for racial equality in Saint Domingue -- The slave insurrection -- Slave emancipation -- The rise of Toussaint Louverture -- The government of Toussaint Louverture -- The war of independence -- Overseas reactions
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