The Haitian Revolution : a documentary history

Geggus, David Patrick

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  • Creator edited and translated, with an introduction, by David Geggus
  • Format Books
  • Publication Indianapolis : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., [2014]
  • Physical Details
    • xxxviii, 212 pages : map ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 9780872208650, 0872208656, 9780872208667, 0872208664, 9781624661754, 1624661750, 9781624661761, 1624661769
  • OCLC ocn876140560

Summary

  • "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,

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • 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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