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The Black Jacobins : Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution

Author: C L R James
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1989, ©1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d ed., revView all editions and formats
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A classic and impassioned account of the first revolution in the Third World. This powerful, intensely dramatic book is the definitive account of the Haitian Revolution of 1794-1803, a revolution that began in the wake of the Bastille but became the model for the Third World liberation movements from Africa to Cuba. It is the story of the French colony of San Domingo, a place where the brutality of master toward  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Toussaint Louverture; Toussaint Louverture; François Dominique Toussaint Louverture; Schwarze; Eduard Lehmann; Toussaint Louverture
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C L R James
ISBN: 0679724672 9780679724674
OCLC Number: 20767057
Notes: "V242."
Description: xi, 426 pages : map ; 19 cm
Contents: The property --
The owners --
Parliament and property --
The San Domingo masses begin --
And the Paris masses complete --
The rise of Toussaint --
The mulattoes try and fail --
The white slave-owners again --
The expulsion of the British --
Toussaint seizes the power --
The Black consul --
The bourgeoisie prepares to restore slavery --
The War of Independence --
Appendix : from Toussaint L'Ouverture to Fidel Castro.
Responsibility: C.L.R. James.

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A classic and impassioned account of the first revolution in the Third World. This powerful, intensely dramatic book is the definitive account of the Haitian Revolution of 1794-1803, a revolution that began in the wake of the Bastille but became the model for the Third World liberation movements from Africa to Cuba. It is the story of the French colony of San Domingo, a place where the brutality of master toward slave was commonplace and ingeniously refined. And it is the story of a barely literate slave named Toussaint L'Ouverture, who led the black people of San Domingo in a successful struggle against successive invasions by overwhelming French, Spanish, and English forces and in the process helped form the first independent nation in the Caribbean.

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