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Toussaint Louverture : a biography

Author: Madison Smartt Bell
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a biography of Toussaint Louverture that captures the frequently contradictory and complex life of the leader of the late-eighteenth-century Haitian Revolution that became the only successful slave revolt in history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bell, Madison Smartt.
Toussaint Louverture.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)608114194
Named Person: Toussaint Louverture; Toussaint Louverture; François D Toussaint Louverture
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madison Smartt Bell
ISBN: 0375423370 9780375423376
OCLC Number: 70129195
Description: 333 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Opening the gate --
Before the storm --
Turning the tide --
Closing the circle --
The last campaign --
Toussaint in chains --
Scattering the bones --
The image of Toussaint.
Responsibility: Madison Smartt Bell.

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Presents a biography of Toussaint Louverture that captures the frequently contradictory and complex life of the leader of the late-eighteenth-century Haitian Revolution that became the only successful slave revolt in history.

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