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Every Island Is Not Haiti: The French Revolution in the Windward Islands

Paul Friedland

in Rethinking the Age of Revolutions: France and the Birth of the Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190674793
eISBN:
9780190674830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190674793.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, European Modern History

Between 1794 and 1796, Britain faced a series of rebellions in the Windward Islands of the Caribbean. In most present-day narratives, the common factor in all of these rebellions would seem to be the ... More


Empires of Property, Properties of Empire

Laura Brace

in The Politics of Slavery

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401142
eISBN:
9781474445122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401142.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter focuses on the colonists’ claim to property in persons. It looks at the arguments of Kant, Diderot and Cuguano contesting the progressive narrative of civilization and refinement and ... More


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