Before Haiti by John Garrigus
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Before Haiti
By John Garrigus

Before Haiti

Race and Citizenship in French Saint-Domingue

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Before Haiti by John Garrigus

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Please note this is a 'Palgrave to Order' title (PTO). Stock of this book requires shipment from an overseas supplier. It will be delivered to you within 12 weeks. 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 of people of African descent in the New World. Garrigus explains the origins of this free colored class, exposes the ways its members supported and challenged slavery, and examines how they shaped a new 'American' identity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403971401
ISBN-10: 1403971404
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 30mm)
Pages: 407
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Slave Revolution in the Caribbean 1789-1804 by John Garrigus Slave Revolution in the Caribbean 1789-1804, Paperback (April 2006)

The Haitian Revolution was the first successful slave rebellion, establishing Haiti as a free black republic and paving the way for the emancipation of slaves in the rest of the world. In this broad selection of documents the authors clarify the complex issues surrounding the revolution and the wave of revolts elsewhere in the French Caribbean.

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Author Biography - John Garrigus

JOHN GARRIGUS is Professor of History, Jacksonville University, USA.

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