Before Haiti: Race and Citizenship in French Saint-Domingue / Edition 1
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Before Haiti: Race and Citizenship in French Saint-Domingue / Edition 1

by J. Garrigus
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1403971404

ISBN-13: 9781403971401

Pub. Date: 03/24/2010

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403971401
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
03/24/2010
Series:
Americas in the Early Modern Atlantic World Series
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of 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

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