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The Haitian Revolution : a documentary history

Author: David Patrick Geggus
Publisher: Indianapolis : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., [2014] ©2014
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"A landmark collection of documents by the field''s leading scholar. This reader includes beautifully written introductions and a fascinating array of never-before-published primary documents. These treasures from the archives offer a new picture of colonial Saint-Domingue and the Haitian Revolution. The translations are lively and colorful."--Alyssa Sepinwall, California State University San Marcos.
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Geggus, David Patrick.
Haitian Revolution
(DLC) 2014006053
(OCoLC)876140560
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Patrick Geggus
ISBN: 9781624661778 1624661777
OCLC Number: 889814202
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Saint Domingue On The Eve Of Revolution --
1. Greed and Decadence (Bibliotheque Mazarine, Paris, Ms. 3453) --
2. The Plantation Hierarchy (Malenfant, Des colonies) --
3.A Slave Trader's View (AN, Paris, 505 Mi 85 --
86) --
4. Plantation Slaves (Girod de Chantrans, Voyage d'un Suisse) --
5. The Lejeune Atrocity Case (ANOM, Aix, F3/90) --
6. Racial Discrimination: Official (Gregoire, Memoire en faveur des gens de couleur) --
7. Racial Discrimination: Unofficial (ANOM, Aix, DFC/XXI/129/245) --
2. Slave Resistance --
8. Satirical Song (Vaublanc, Souvenirs; Laplace, Histoire des desastres) --
9. Urban Slave Culture: Report of the Chamber of Agriculture (1785) (ANOM, Aix, F3/126) --
10. Macandal the Poisoner (Moreau de Saint-Mery, Description de Saint-Domingue) --
11. Vodou and Petro (Moreau de Saint-Mery, Description de Saint-Domingue) --
12. Vodou and the Underworld (Drouin de Bercy, De Saint-Domingue). 13. Prophet or Crook? The Real Don Pedro (ANOM, Aix, E 182) --
14. Slaves on Strike (AN, 505 Mi 86; AN, Paris, 107 AP 128) --
15. Day-to-Day Resistance on a Mountain Plantation (Tousard Papers, University of Michigan) --
16. Runaway Advertisements (Affiches Americaines; Gazette de Saint-Domingue) --
3. The Race And Slavery Questions In The French National Assembly --
17. The Enlightenment, Race, and Slavery (Voltaire, Candide and Essai sur les moeurs; Raynal, Histoire philosophique) --
18. The Founding of the Friends of the Blacks (Brissot, Discours sur la necessite d'etablir a Paris une Societe) --
19. Fear of Emancipation and Revolt (Raimond, Correspondance de Julien Raimond) --
20.A Free Man of Color's Complaints (J.M.C. Americain, Precis des gemissemens) --
21. Free People of Color Organize [Cahier ... des citoyens-libres & proprietaires de couleur). 22. The Abbe Gregoire's Violent Rhetoric (Gregoire, Memoire en faveur des gens de couleur, Lettre aux citoyens de couleur et negres libres) --
23. Oge Addresses the Planters' Club (Motion faite par M. Vincent Oge) --
24. Support from the Provincial Jacobin Clubs (Lettres des diverses societes) --
25. The May 1791 Debates (Archives parlementaires) --
4. The Fight For Racial Equality In Saint Domingue --
26. Early Atrocities (Garran Coulon, Rapport 1:106 --
13) --
27. Free Coloreds Petition the Assembly of the North (AD, Bordeaux, 61 J 15) --
28. The Rebellion of Oge and Chavanne (Ardouin, Etudes; Gamier, Combats affreux) --
29. The Sentencing of Oge and Chavanne (Arret du Conseil Superieur) --
30. The August 1791 Rising in the West (Garran Coulon, Rapport, 2:130 --
45) --
31. The Peace Treaty of 19 --
23 October 1791 (Concordat, ou Traite de paix) --
32. Call to Arms of the Free Men of Color (Copie d'une lettre des chef des gens de couleur) --
5. The Slave Insurrection. 33. Slaves' Reaction to the French Revolution (ANOM, Aix, C9A/162) --
34. Planning the Rebellion: The Lenormand Meeting (NYPL, Fisher Collection 8:5) --
35. The Bois Caiman Ceremony (Dalmas, Histoire de la revolution) --
36. The Uprising Begins (Archives Parlementaires, 35:460 --
61) --
37. The Slave Insurgents Make Demands (AD, Nantes, 1 ET A 34) --
38.A White Captives Experiences (Gros, Isle St.-Domingue, Province du Nord) --
39. The Slave Leaders Negotiate (Hagley Library, Acc. 874; AN, Dxxv/1/14) --
40. The Negotiations Break Down (Gros, Isle St.-Domingue, Province du Nord) --
41. Women in Rebellion (AN, Paris, F3/141; Mediatheque, Nantes, Ms. 1809; SHM, Vincennes, Ms. 113; Gros, Isle St.-Domingue) --
42. Arming Slaves: The Caimittes Rebellion (Proces-Verbaux de l'Assemblee Generale) --
43. Black Tactics, White Responses (Histoire des desastres; ANOM, Aix, D2c/99; AN, Paris, Dxxv/12/116; Tousard Papers, University of Michigan) --
6. Slave Emancipation. 44. The Colonists' Fear of Sonthonax, September 1792 (Moniteur Generat) --
45. Sonthonax's Early Advocacy of Slave Emancipation (Revolutions de Paris) --
46. Abolitionist Reaction to the Slave Insurrection (Archives Parlementaires) --
47. Spain's Offer to the Insurgent Slaves (AGS, Simancas, Guerra Moderna 7161) --
48. The Emancipation Proclamation of 29 August 1793 (Sonthonax, Proclamation au nom de la Republique) --
49. The Black Auxiliaries of Carlos IV (Del Monte y Tejada, Historia de Santo Domingo; AGI, Sevilla, SD 1031; AGS, Simancas, GM 6855) --
50. Royalism, Republicanism, and Freedom (AGS, Simancas, Guerra Moderna 7157) --
51. France Abolishes Slavery (Decret de la Convention nationale) --
52. Belley, the Black Deputy (Belley, Le bout d'oreille des colons) --
53. The Fort Dauphin Massacre, 7 July 1794 (TNA, London, CO 137/93) --
7. The Rise Of Toussaint Louverture --
54. Toussaints Early Life (ANOM, Aix, CC9B/23). 55. Toussaint the Royalist (AN, Paris, Dxxv 20/200; AN, Paris, AA 55/1511) --
56. Toussaint the Abolitionist (AN, Paris, AE II 1375; AN, Paris, AA 53 d. 1490) --
57. Rivalry with Biassou (Ardouin, Etudes sur l'histoire d'Haiti) --
58. Toussaint and Laveaux (BN, Paris, Ms. F.fr. 12104) --
59. Toussaint and the Ex-Slaves (BN, Paris, Ms. F. fr. 12104) --
60.A British Soldiers Diary (BPL, Ms. Haiti 6f) --
61. The Fall of Port-au-Prince, May 1798 (BN, Paris, Ms. Naf. 14878) --
62. The Expulsion of Sonthonax (Extrait du rapport adresse au Directoire executive) --
8. The Government Of Toussaint Louverture --
63. Toussaint Confronts His Critics (Louverture, Refutation de quelques assertions) --
64. Toussaint and Agent Hedouville (ANOM, Aix, CC9B/23) --
65. The War of the South (BN, Paris, Ms. Naf. 14879) --
66. Plantation Labor in the Southeast (BPL, Ms. Haiti 71 --
20 and 27) --
67. Toussaints Labor Decree (Supplement to the Royal Gazette, 1800). 68.A British Visitor (Rainsford, Historical Account) --
69. Roume's Praise for the Cultivators (TNA, London, CO 245/2) --
70.A Colonist's Complaints (Descourtilz, Voyages d'un naturaliste) --
71. Toussaint Louverture's Constitution, July 1801 (Constitution de la colonie francaise de Saint-Domingue) --
72. Moyse's Rebellion (BN, Paris, Ms. Naf. 14879) --
73. Proclamation, 4 Frimaire X (Vie privee, politique et militaire de Toussaint Louverture) --
9. The War Of Independence --
74. Bonaparte on Slave Emancipation (Roederer, Journal; Goldsmith, Recueil de decrets) --
75. General Leclerc and the Restoration of Slavery (Roussier, Lettres du general Leclerc) --
76. Toussaint in Captivity (AN, Paris, AF IV 1213) --
77.U.S. Newspaper Reports (Philadelphia Gazette 15 June 1802) --
78. Collaboration and Revolt (Roussier, Lettres du general Leclerc) --
79. Atrocities (John Carter Brown Library, Providence, Codex fr. 32). 80. The Declaration of Independence, 1 January 1804 (Boisrond Tonnerre, Liberte ou la mort) --
81. Dessalines' Proclamation, 28 April 1804 (ANOM, Aix, CC9B/23) --
10. Overseas Reactions --
82. Jamaican Slaves, 1791 (TNA, London, CO 137/89) --
83. Popular Heroes in Cuba, 1795 (AGI, Seville, Estado 5) --
84. Troublesome Migrants in Puerto Rico, 1796 (AGI, Seville, Estado 10) --
85. Jamaican Song, 1799 (Renny, History of Jamaica) --
86. Venezuelan Song, 1801 (ANH, Caracas, A13 --
5159 --
2) --
87. Brazilian Militiamen, 1805 (Mott, "A escravatura") --
88. Aponte's Rebellion, Cuba, 1812 (Franco, La conspiracion de Aponte) --
89. Danger and Opportunity: The British Press, 1791 (The Times) --
90. Greed and Fear in Cuba (Arango y Parreno, Obras) --
91."Rights of Black Men": Abraham Bishop, 1791 (The Argus) --
92. Samuel Whitchurch, Hispaniola, a Poem (1804). 93. An Anguished Thomas Jefferson (Library of Congress; Writings of Thomas Jefferson; Lokke, "Jefferson and the Leclerc Expedition"; Logan, Diplomatic Relations) --
94. Simon Bolivar: The Disillusioned Idealist (Bolivar, Obras completas) --
95. The Impact of Independence (Barrow, Voyage to Cochin China) --
96. Charles Brockden Brown: The Haitian Peril, Abolition, and Race (Brown, The Literary Magazine, and American Register) --
97. Race and Barbarism: An Early Historian (Rainsford, Historical Account) --
98. William Wordsworth, "To Toussaint L'Ouverture" (Wordsworth, Morning Post) --
99. Frederick Douglass, Lecture on Haiti (1893).
Responsibility: edited and translated, with an introduction, by David Geggus.

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