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A ‘Quarrel between Two Brothers’: Eméric Bergeaud’s Ideal History of the Haitian Revolution

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter argues that the Haitian author Eméric Bergeaud’s historical romance of the Revolution, Stella (1859), complicates the archetypal portrait of the tragic “mulatto/a.” Stella provides a ... More


Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Marlene L. Daut

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Haitian Revolution (1791–1804) was an event of monumental world-historical significance, and here, in the first systematic literary history of those events, Haiti's war of independence is ... 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


Evacuation and Indemnity

Paul Cheney

in Cul de Sac: Patrimony, Capitalism, and Slavery in French Saint-Domingue

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226079356
eISBN:
9780226411774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226411774.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter provides a detailed account of the means by which the Ferron de la Ferronnays family, through their manager Pierre-Jacques Corbier, attempted to keep their Cul de Sac sugar plantation ... 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


Attempting to Win France for Abolition

in Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838: The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846316968
eISBN:
9781846317057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317057.010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Zachary Macaulay's work in negotiating for French abolition of the slave trade as part of a peace treaty between Great Britain and France. It discusses Macaulay's encounter with ... More


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