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Avengers of the New World : the story of the Haitian Revolution

Author: Laurent Dubois
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Laurent Dubois weaves the stories of slaves, free people of African descent, wealthy whites and French administrators into an unforgettable tale of insurrection, war, heroism and victory.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dubois, Laurent, 1971-
Avengers of the New World.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003063010
(OCoLC)53178675
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurent Dubois
ISBN: 9780674034365 0674034368 0674018265 9780674018266
OCLC Number: 663393691
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Awards: Commended for Society of Midland Authors Award (Adult Nonfiction) 2005
Runner-up for Society of Midland Authors Book Awards: Adult Non-Fiction 2005
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 357 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prologue --
1. Specters of Saint-Domingue --
2. Fermentation --
3. Inheritance --
4. Fire in the cane --
5. New world --
6. Defiance --
7. Liberty's land --
8. The opening --
9. Power --
10. Enemies of Liberty --
11. Territory --
12. The tree of Liberty --
13. Those who die --
Epilogue : Out of the ashes --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Laurent Dubois.

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�A� sinuous and stirring account of 'the largest slave revolt in the history of the world, and the only one that succeeded.' -- John Leonard "Harper's" (03/01/2004) "Avengers of the New World" Read more...

 
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