A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution by Jeremy D. Popkin

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This book offers students a concise and clearly written overview of the events of the Haitian Revolution, from the slave uprising in the French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1791 to the declaration of Haiti’s independence in 1804.

Draws on the latest scholarship in the field as well as the author’s original researchOffers a valuable resource for those studying independence movements in Latin America, the history of the Atlantic World, the history of the African diaspora, and the age of the American and French revolutionsWritten by an expert on both the French and Haitian revolutions to offer a balanced viewPresents a chronological, yet thematic, account of the complex historical contexts that produced and shaped the Haitian Revolution
 

About Jeremy D. Popkin

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Jeremy D. Popkin is T. Marshall Hahn Jr. Professor of History at the University of Kentucky, and is the author of You Are All Free: The Haitian Revolution and the Abolition of Slavery (2010) and Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Uprising (2008).
 
Published November 28, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 212 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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