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The “States of Hayti” and the British Empire

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/9781469625621.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Almost three years after the Haitian Declaration of Independence, the Haitian government divided in civil war. The northern department was under the control of Henry Christophe while the southern and ... More


Kidnapped Narratives: The Lost Heir of Henry Christophe and the Imagined Communities of the African Diaspora

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/UPO9781846316517.006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines narratives of the kidnappings that haunted leaders of the Haitian Revolution as well as their families, with special emphasis on the families of Toussaint Louverture and Henry ... More


The Colonial System Unveiled

Baron de Vastey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781380314
eISBN:
9781781387306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380314.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This critical edition offers the first English translation of Baron de Vastey’s Le système colonial dévoilé, a trailblazing critique of colonialism and the transatlantic slave system that was ... More


(1820) Death of a Scribe

Baron de Vastey

in The Colonial System Unveiled

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781380314
eISBN:
9781781387306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380314.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Building on the prefatory materials, this tripartite Introduction provides an extensive account of Vastey’s importance as a writer. It begins with a discussion of the last years of Vastey’s life, ... More


(1814) The Colonial System Restored

Baron de Vastey

in The Colonial System Unveiled

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781380314
eISBN:
9781781387306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380314.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Building on the prefatory materials, this tripartite Introduction provides an extensive account of Vastey’s importance as a writer. It begins with a discussion of the last years of Vastey’s life, ... More


(1814–2014) Reading the Protean Text

Baron de Vastey

in The Colonial System Unveiled

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781380314
eISBN:
9781781387306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380314.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Building on the prefatory materials, this tripartite Introduction provides an extensive account of Vastey’s importance as a writer. It begins with a discussion of the last years of Vastey’s life, ... More


The Baron de Vastey and the Contradictions of Scribal Critique

Nick Nesbit

in Caribbean Critique: Antillean Critical Theory from Toussaint to Glissant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318665
eISBN:
9781846317934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318665.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Analyzes the contradictions informing the writings of Vastey, arguing that these arise primarily from the contradictions of Haiti itself, in the years following its creation in 1804. In these ... More


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