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Concise History of the Haitian Revolution

English · Hardback

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Informationen zum Autor Jeremy D. Popkin is T. Marshall Hahn Jr. Professor of History at the University of Kentucky, and is the author of You Are All Free: The Haitian Revolution and the Abolition of Slavery (2010) and Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Uprising (2008). Klappentext This book offers students a concise and clearly written overview of the events of the Haitian Revolution, from the slave uprising in the French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1791 to the declaration of Haiti's independence in 1804.* Draws on the latest scholarship in the field as well as the author's original research* Offers a valuable resource for those studying independence movements in Latin America, the history of the Atlantic World, the history of the African diaspora, and the age of the American and French revolutions* Written by an expert on both the French and Haitian revolutions to offer a balanced view* Presents a chronological, yet thematic, account of the complex historical contexts that produced and shaped the Haitian Revolution Zusammenfassung The Haitian Revolution was the only successful slave revolt in world history and the first time people of color overthrew a European colonial regime to establish an independent country. This book offers students a concise and clearly written overview of the events of the Haitian Revolution. Inhaltsverzeichnis List of IllustrationsSeries Editor's PrefaceIntroductionChapter 1. A Colonial Society in a Revolutionary EraChapter 2. The Uprisings, 1791-1793Chapter 3. Republican Emancipation in Saint-Dominigue, 1793-1798Chapter 4. Toussaint Louverture in Power, 1798-1801Chapter 5. The Struggle for Independence, 1802-1806Chapter 6. Consolidating Independence in a Hostile WorldConclusionIndex

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Authors Popkin, Jeremy D Popkin, Jeremy D. Popkin
Publisher Wiley, John and Sons Ltd
 
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 16.12.2011
 
EAN 9781405198202
ISBN 978-1-4051-9820-2
No. of pages 212
Series Viewpoints / Puntos de Vista
Viewpoints / Puntos de Vista
Subjects Humanities, art, music > History
Non-fiction book > History > Miscellaneous

Weltgeschichte, Geschichte, History, Geschichte / Lateinamerika, karibischer Raum, Latin American & Caribbean History

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