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The colonial system unveiled

Système colonial dévoilé. English
Vastey, Pompée-Valentin, baron de, 1781-1820? author

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  • Creator by Baron de Vastey ; translated and edited by Chris Bongie
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2014.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (x, 329 pages) : illustrations
  • ISBNs 9781781385937, 1781385939, 9781781387306, 1781387303, 9781781380314, 1781380317
  • OCLC ocn953922169

Summary

  • The first translation into English of 'Le Système colonial dévoilé', the first systematic critique of colonialism ever written from the perspective of a colonized subject.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-319) and index.

Contents

  • Preface: Baron de Vastey and Post/Revolutionary Haiti -- Jean Louis Vastey (1781-1820): A biographical sketch -- Introduction -- (1820) Death of a scribe -- (1814): The colonial system restored -- (1814-2014): Reading the Protean text -- The colonial system unveiled -- Supplementary Essays -- Monstrous testimony: Baron de Vastey and the politics of Black memory / Marlene Daul -- Abolition, sentiment, and the problem of agency in Le système colonial dévoilé / Doris Garraway -- Memories of development: Le système colonial dévoilé and the performance of literacy / Chris Bongie -- Afterword: Vastey and the system of colonial violence / Nick Nesbitt
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