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The Haitian Revolution : capitalism, slavery, and counter-modernity

Author: Eduardo Grüner; Ramsey McGlazer
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity Press, [2020]
Series: Critical South.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : English editionView all editions and formats
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"It is impossible to understand capitalism without analyzing slavery. Through an analysis of the Haitian Revolution, Grüner examines the impact of slavery on the evolution of modernity in South America, and the way in which this revolution created a 'counter-modernity, ' a path on which Latin America and the Caribbean have travelled ever since"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Grüner, Eduardo.
Haitian Revolution.
Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity, 2019
(DLC) 2019008490
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eduardo Grüner; Ramsey McGlazer
ISBN: 9781509535491 1509535497 1509535470 9781509535477 1509535489 9781509535484
OCLC Number: 1090283972
Language Note: Translated from the original Spanish into English.
Notes: "First published in Spanish as La oscuridad y las luces © Edhasa, 2017"-- title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 252 pages).
Contents: The category of slavery and modern racism --
The rebellion of the (slave) masses and the Haitian Revolution --
The disavowed "philosophical revolution" : from Enlightenment thought to the crisis of abstract universalism.
Series Title: Critical South.
Other Titles: Oscuridad y las luces.
Responsibility: Eduardo Grüner ; translated by Ramsey McGlazer.

Abstract:

"It is impossible to understand capitalism without analyzing slavery. Through an analysis of the Haitian Revolution, Grüner examines the impact of slavery on the evolution of modernity in South America, and the way in which this revolution created a 'counter-modernity, ' a path on which Latin America and the Caribbean have travelled ever since"--

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