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Slave Revolution in the Caribbean, 1789-1804 A Brief History with Documents

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ISBN-10: 031241501X

ISBN-13: 9780312415013

Edition: 2006

Authors: Laurent Dubois, John D. Garrigus

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List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 2/22/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.43" wide x 8.19" long x 0.31" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Introduction: Revolution, Emancipation, and Independence
The French Caribbean in the Eighteenth Century
The Revolution Begins, 1789-1791
From Slave Revolution to Emancipation, 1791-1794
Defining Emancipation, 1794-1798
The Haitian Revolution and the United States
War and Independence
The Legacy of the Haitian Revolution
Major Revolutionary Figures and Groups
The Documents
The French Caribbean in the Eighteenth Century
The Code Noir, 1685
Prophesies of Slave Revolution, 1771 and 1780
Mederic-Louis-Elie Moreau de Saint-Mery, Description ... of the French Part of the Island of Saint-Domingue, 1797
The Revolution Begins, 1789-1791
Letters from the Slave Revolt in Martinique, August-September 1789
The Free Citizens of Color, Address to the National Assembly, October 22, 1789
The National Assembly, Decree of March 8 and Instructions of March 28, 1790
Abbe Gregoire, Letter to Those Who Love Mankind, October 1790
Letters from the Uprising of Vincent Oge, October 1790
Julien Raimond, Observations on the Origin and Progression of the White Colonists' Prejudice against Men of Color, 1791
The Debate of May 15, 1791
The National Assembly, Law on the Colonies, 1791
From Slave Revolution to Emancipation, 1791-1794
Herard Dumesle, Voyage to the North of Haiti, 1824
Antoine Dalmas, History of the Revolution of Saint-Domingue, 1814
Pierre Mossut, Letter to the Marquis de Gallifet, September 19, 1791
Philadelphia General Advertiser, Reports from the Insurrection, October-November 1791
Jean-Francois and Biassou, Letters to the Commissioners, December 1791
Gros, In the Camps of the Insurgents, 1791
Olympe de Gouges, Preface to The Slavery of the Blacks, 1792
Jean-Paul Marat, From The Friend of the People, 1792
Thomas Clarkson, The True State of the Case, Respecting the Insurrection at St. Domingo, 1792
The National Assembly, Law of April 4, 1792
Journal Republicain de la Guadeloupe, Account of the Slave Revolt, April 24, 1793
Laurent Jolicoeur, Petition, 1793
Leger Felicite Sonthonax, Decree of General Liberty, August 29, 1793
Insurgent Responses to Emancipation, 1793
The National Convention, The Abolition of Slavery, February 4, 1794
Defining Emancipation, 1794-1798
Victor Hugues, Proclamations, 1794
Genevieve Labothiere Secures Her Brother's Freedom, 1796-1801
The Plantation Policies of Etienne Polverel, 1794
Jean-Baptiste Belley, The True Colors of the Planters, or the System of the Hotel Massiac, Exposed by Gouli, 1795
Toussaint Louverture, A Refutation of Some Assertions in a Speech Pronounced in the Corps Legislatif ... by Vienot Vaublanc, 1797
The Council of the Five Hundred, Law on the Colonies, 1798
Etienne Laveaux, A Celebration of the Anniversary of Abolition, 1798
The Haitian Revolution and the United States
Thomas Jefferson, Letters, 1797-1802
Refugees in Charleston, S.C., Petition, October 25, 1799
Charles Brockden Brown, St. Domingo, December 1804
War and Independence
Toussaint Louverture, From Constitution of the French Colony of Saint-Domingue, 1801
Louis Delgres, Proclamation, 1802
General Jean-Francois-Xavier de Menard, On the Final Stand of Delgres, 1802
Napoleon Bonaparte and General Charles-Victor-Emmanuel Leclerc, Letters, 1802-1803
Mary Hassal, From Secret History; or the Horrors of St. Domingo, 1808
Marie-Rose Masson, Letter to the Marquis de Gallifet, July 27, 1802
Brigadier General Pierre Cange, Letter to Delpech, November 1802
The Haitian Declaration of Independence, January 1, 1804
The Haitian Constitution, 1805
A Chronology of Events Related to the Slave Revolution in the Caribbean (1635-1805)
Questions for Consideration
Selected Bibliography