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Before Haiti : race and citizenship in French Saint-Domingue

Author: John D Garrigus
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Series: Americas in the early modern Atlantic world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book details how France's most profitable plantation colony became Haiti, Latin America's first independent nation, through an uprising by slaves and the largest and wealthiest free population  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Garrigus
ISBN: 9781403971401 1403971404
OCLC Number: 123798599
Description: pages cm.
Contents: The Development of Creole Society on the Colonial Frontier Race and Class in Creole Society: Saint-Domingue in the 1760s Freedom, Slavery, and the French Colonial State Reform and Revolt after the Seven Years War Citizenship and Racism in the New Republic Sphere The Rising Economic Power of Free People in Color in the 1780s Proving Free Colored Virtue Free People of Color in the Southern Peninsula and the Origins of the Haitain Revolution Revolution and Republicanism in Aquin Parish
Series Title: Americas in the early modern Atlantic world.
Responsibility: John D. Garrigus.
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'This work makes an enormous contribution to the existing scholarship on Haiti, on free people of colour in the Caribbean, and more generally to our understanding of the history of the Atlantic Read more...

 
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