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Tropics of Haiti : race and the literary history of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic world, 1789-1865

Author: Marlene Daut
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2015.
Series: Liverpool studies in international slavery, 8.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title provides a literary history of the Haitian Revolution that explores how scientific ideas about 'race' affected 19th-century understandings of the Haitian Revolution and, conversely, how understandings of the Haitian Revolution affected 19th-century scientific ideas about race.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Daut, Marlene.
Tropics of Haiti.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press ; 2015
(DLC) 2015373957
(OCoLC)907131374
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marlene Daut
ISBN: 9781781382394 1781382395 9781781388808 1781388806
OCLC Number: 951562521
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 692 pages) : illustrations
Contents: From "monstruous hybridity" to englightenment literacy --
Transgressing the trope of the "tropical temptress" : representation and resistance in colonial Saint-Domingue --
The trope of the tragic "mulato/a" and the Haitian Revolution --
Requiem for the "colored historian"; or the 'mulatto legend of history.'
Series Title: Liverpool studies in international slavery, 8.
Responsibility: Marlene L. Daut.

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