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All souls' rising

Author: Madison Smartt Bell
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The 1791 revolt against the French in Haiti through the eyes of the parties in the conflict: mulattos, blacks and whites. The protagonists include its tragic leader, the aristocratic Toussaint L'Ouverture who refused to declare independence from France. A tale of burning plantations, massacres and Byzantine politics.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bell, Madison Smartt.
All souls' rising.
New York : Pantheon Books, c1995
(OCoLC)604310716
Named Person: Toussaint Louverture
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madison Smartt Bell
ISBN: 0679439897 9780679439899
OCLC Number: 32273921
Notes: Map of Saint Domingue in the late eighteenth century (Haiti) on end papers.
Description: xiv, 530 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. I. Bois Cayman (August 1791) --
Pt. II. Leur Cafe Au Caramel (August-November 1791) --
Pt. III. Exchange of Prisoners (November 1791-April 1792) --
Pt. IV. Illumination (August 1792-June 1793) --
Another Devil's Dictionary.
Responsibility: Madison Smartt Bell.
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The 1791 revolt against the French in Haiti through the eyes of the parties in the conflict: mulattos, blacks and whites. The protagonists include its tragic leader, the aristocratic Toussaint L'Ouverture who refused to declare independence from France. A tale of burning plantations, massacres and Byzantine politics.

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