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Slavery in the Caribbean Francophone world : distant voices, forgotten acts, forged identities

Author: Doris Y Kadish; University of Georgia.
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twelve scholars representing a variety of academic fields contribute to this study of slavery in the French Caribbean colonies, which ranges historically from the 1770s to Haiti's declaration of independent statehood in 1804. Including essays on the impact of colonial slavery on France, the United States, and the French West Indies, this collection focuses on the events, causes, and effects of violent slave  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doris Y Kadish; University of Georgia.
ISBN: 0820321664 9780820321660
OCLC Number: 41649754
Notes: Based on a conference held at the University of Georgia in Oct. 1997.
Description: xxiii, 247 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: French Caribbean slaves forge their own ideal of liberty in 1789 / Catherine Reinhardt --
Voices lost? Staël and slavery, 1786-1830 / John Claiborne Isbell --
Transmitting the sense of property : reporting on a slave massacre in 1847 / Gabriel Moyal --
Haitian contributions to American history : a journalistic record / Leara Rhodes --
The tricolor in black and white : the French Revolution in Gabriel's Virginia / Douglas Egerton --
Greedy French masters and color-conscious, legal-minded Spaniards in colonial Louisiana / Kimberly S. Hanger --
Francophone residents of antebellum Baltimore and the origins of the Oblate Sisters of Providence / Diane Batts Morrow --
Creole, the language of slavery / Albert Valdman --
From the problematic Maroon to a woman-centered creole project in the literature of the French West Indies / A. James Arnold --
Exorcising painful memories : Raphaël Confiant and Patrick Chamoiseau / Marie-José N'Zengou-Tayo --
From the plantation to the penitentiary : chain, classification, and codes of deterrence / Joan Dayan --
Maryse Condé and slavery / Doris Y. Kadish.
Responsibility: edited by Doris Y. Kadish.

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"Kadish's book queries intersections between Francophone Caribbean and U.S. history and explores the literary projects of Francophone Caribbean writers."--"Eighteenth-Century Studies"

 
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