Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 13 items

  • Keywords: Jean-Jacques Dessalines x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

I, Leader of a Country, Treat for My Citizens: Haiti and Jamaica after the French Defeat

Julia Gaffield

in Haitian Connections In the Atlantic World: Recognition after Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625621
eISBN:
9781469625645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625621.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

After 1804, Haitian leaders were able to take advantage of the uncertainty and ambiguity of the rest of the Atlantic World. While Haiti had to deal with France and their efforts to establish ... More


Before Malcolm X, Dessalines: Postcoloniality in a Colonial World

in Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314971
eISBN:
9781846316517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316517.003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The literature produced in Haiti from the 1804 independence onward was postcolonial, maintaining its anticolonial sentiments and sometimes leaning towards future regional decolonisations. Despite its ... More


Dessalines's America

in Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314971
eISBN:
9781846316517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316517.004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on Jean-Jacques Dessalines's public relations apparatus designed to reach out to the American media. Dessalines's choice of the journalism market in the United States had, in the ... More


A Survivor of Dessalines's Massacres in 1804

in Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Insurrection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226675824
eISBN:
9780226675855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675855.003.0019
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents an excerpt from Peter S. Chazotte's account of the massacres in Saint-Domingue in 1804. It explains that Chazotte is one of the rare French white who survived the series of ... More


Legislators of the Antilles: British Regulation of Trade with Haiti

Julia Gaffield

in Haitian Connections In the Atlantic World: Recognition after Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625621
eISBN:
9781469625645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625621.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Following the failure of the negotiations between Haitian leader Jean-Jacques Dessalines and Jamaican governor George Nugent in 1804, the British government did not issue an official statement ... More


Reading Between the Lines: Dessalines's Anticolonial Imperialism in Venezuela and Trinidad

in Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314971
eISBN:
9781846316517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316517.005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In the early years of the nineteenth century, Haiti was being reframed from a sovereign state to an eternal rogue colony. Jean-Jacques Dessalines attempted to strengthen its economy, military, and ... More


Sociogenic Marronage in a Slave Revolution

Neil Roberts

in Freedom as Marronage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226127460
eISBN:
9780226201184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201184.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter deciphers principles developed during the Haitian Revolution by slave masses in flight. Its twofold objectives are a refutation of scholarship reducing the notions of freedom in the ... More


Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Insurrection

Jeremy D. Popkin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226675824
eISBN:
9780226675855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675855.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The only truly successful slave uprising in the Atlantic world, the Haitian Revolution, gave birth to the first independent black republic of the modern era. Inspired by the revolution that had ... More


Introduction: Race and Voice in the Archives: Mediated Testimony and Interracial Commerce in Saint-Domingue

in Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314971
eISBN:
9781846316517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316517.001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines the literature that arose from the Haitian Revolution, focusing on political manuscripts issued by former slaves turned revolutionary leaders, including correspondence, ... More


The Shame of the Nation: The Force of Reenslavement and the Law of Slavery under the Regime of Ferrand, 1804–1809

Graham T. Nessler

in Islandwide Struggle for Freedom: Revolution, Emancipation, and Reenslavement in Hispaniola, 1789-1809

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626864
eISBN:
9781469626888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626864.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In spite of the defeat of Toussaint Louverture, Napoleon’s military expedition to Hispaniola of 1801-1803 met with great resistance once word reached the island that French forces had reestablished ... More


View: