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“Black” Son, “White” Father: The Tragic “Mulatto/a” and the Haitian Revolution in Victor Séjour’s ‘Le Mulâtre’

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/9781781381847.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Examines the Louisiana-born Victor Séjour’s short story, ‘Le Mulâtre’ (1837), as a primary example of the ways in which debates over the effects of “racial mixing” were mediated simultaneously ... More


“It is a negro, not an Indian war”: Southampton, St. Domingo, and the Second Seminole War

Matthew Clavin

in America's Hundred Years' War: U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 17631858

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter reveals the intense fear harbored by the Americans, especially those in the slaveholding South, of a massive slave rebellion originating from a concerted alliance of African and Indian ... More


Consequences: Memories of the Siege on an Island Transformed

Elena A. Schneider

in The Occupation of Havana: War, Trade, and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645353
eISBN:
9781469645377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645353.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 6 links the Aponte slave rebellion in Cuba, which took place fifty years after the siege of Havana, with the wide-ranging impacts of the British invasion and occupation. After Spain regained ... More


The Second Seminole War

Larry Eugene Rivers

in Rebels and Runaways: Slave Resistance in Nineteenth-Century Florida

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036910
eISBN:
9780252094033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036910.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter discusses how Florida′s experience with slavery from 1821 to 1865 evolved within an environment that was filled with the threat of race war, the actuality of race war, or the legacies of ... More


“Cleansing the Land”: Dutch-Amerindian Cooperation in the Suppression of the 1763 Slave Rebellion in Dutch Guiana

Marjoleine Kars

in Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753088
eISBN:
9780814765272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753088.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

In 1763, a slave rebellion erupted in the Dutch colony of Berbice in northern South America. The great majority of the colony's enslaved people were caught up in the rebellion, as either rebels or ... More


“That Crimson Stream of Blood”: The Imperial Turn of the English Revolution

John Donoghue

in Fire under the Ashes: An Atlantic History of the English Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226157658
eISBN:
9780226072869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072869.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the imperial turn of the English Revolution, when the English state, through legislation and force of arms, undertook the first systematic attempt to consolidate Ireland and ... More


I Am a Man, Your Brother: Elizabeth Heyrick, Abstention, and Immediatism

Julie L. Holcomb

in Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801452086
eISBN:
9781501706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452086.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the role of Elizabeth Heyrick, a British Quaker convert, in reinvigorating interest in the boycott of slave labor in Britain during the 1820s. The revival of boycott activity in ... More


‘Theresa’ to the Rescue! African American Women’s Resistance and the Literary 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/9781781381847.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter is all about ‘Theresa; a Haytien Tale’ (1828), a short story that was serialized and published anonymously in the first African American newspaper Freedom’s Journal, and is now ... More


I Am the King of the Counter-Revolution: Revolution and Emancipation in Hispaniola, 1789–1795

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/9781469626864.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the role of Spanish Santo Domingo in the early years of the Haitian Revolution, focusing principally on the advent of emancipation in French Saint-Domingue in the summer and ... More


Nat Turner’s Orientation beyond the Doctrine of Man

Joseph Drexler-Dreis (ed.)

in Beyond the Doctrine of Man: Decolonial Visions of the Human

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286898
eISBN:
9780823288731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286898.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Nat Turner, as a leader of the 1831 Southampton slave rebellion, described a religious commitment that shaped his worldview and daily practices, and which ultimately manifested in his leading a slave ... More


Rhythm, Creolization, and Conflict in Trinidad

Munro Martin

in Different Drummers: Rhythm and Race in the Americas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262829
eISBN:
9780520947405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262829.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter traces a conventional colonial history of rhythm and its suppression in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century Trinidad. It studies the close relationship between music, dances, and ... More


Walker's Appeal, in Four Articles: Together with a Preamble, to the Coloured Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America

David Walker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869475
eISBN:
9781469602820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869482_walker
Subject:
History, African-American History

First published in 1829, this book called on slaves to rise up and free themselves. The two subsequent versions of this document (including the reprinted 1830 edition published shortly before ... More


In the Matter of Nat Turner: A Speculative History

Christopher Tomlins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691198668
eISBN:
9780691199870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198668.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1831 Virginia, Nat Turner led a band of Southampton County slaves in a rebellion that killed fifty-five whites, mostly women and children. After more than two months in hiding, Turner was ... More


Empire by Deferral

Andy Doolen

in Territories of Empire: U.S. Writing from the Louisiana Purchase to Mexican Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199348626
eISBN:
9780199348640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348626.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The Louisiana Purchase may have doubled the size of the US with a “stroke of the pen,” as goes the old cliché, but incorporating the vast new territory was not accomplished as easily. More than any ... More


Cato Street and the Caribbean

Ryan Hanley

in The Cato Street Conspiracy: Plotting, Counter-Intelligence and the Revolutionary Tradition in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526144980
eISBN:
9781526150547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144997.00011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The black Britons Robert Wedderburn and William Davidson played a prominent role in London ultra-radicalism. Davidson was executed for his part in the Cato Street Conspiracy, and Wedderburn ... More


Scipio Vaughan’s South Carolina

Lisa A. Lindsay

in Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631127
eISBN:
9781469631141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631127.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1840, Church Vaughan’s dying father Scipio advised his family to return to Africa, the continent of their ancestors. Although Scipio had spent most of his life as a slave, his ten children and ... More


Cycles: Atlantic Slavery and Pacific Botany in William Earle’s OBI

Michelle Burnham

in Transoceanic America: Risk, Writing, and Revolution in the Global Pacific

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840893
eISBN:
9780191876516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840893.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter situates William Earle’s 1800 novel Obi within a network of texts—including histories, natural histories, poems, and travel narratives—that surface the novel’s engagement with the ... More


[Page 3] Appeal, &c.

David Walker

in Walker's Appeal, in Four Articles: Together with a Preamble, to the Coloured Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869475
eISBN:
9781469602820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807869475.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This first part of the book contains the text of the Preamble to Walker's Appeal. In it, Walker justifies the reasons for his appeal and anticipates the reaction to it. This Preamble is followed by ... More


Cato Street and the Spencean politics of transnational insurrection

Ajmal Waqif

in The Cato Street Conspiracy: Plotting, Counter-Intelligence and the Revolutionary Tradition in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526144980
eISBN:
9781526150547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144997.00012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The political thought of Thomas Spence encouraged rebellions in the colonies and on the political and economic ‘pheriphery’ against racism, and exconomic exploitation. This chapter shows how the Cato ... More


“My Saddle Bags Loaded with Specie”: Caribbean Commerce in the Age of Revolution

Daniel L. Schafer

in Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the 1790s, Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. was a ship captain engaged in sugar and coffee trade in the West Indies. In 1793, his ship was seized by a French privateer and sold at an Admiralty Court ... More


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