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A turbulent time : the French Revolution and the greater Caribbean

Author: David Barry Gaspar; David Patrick Geggus; Indiana University.
Publisher: Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University, cop. 1997.
Series: Blacks in the diaspora.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines developments within several societies in the Greater Caribbean during the revolutionary period to illustrate the pervasive and multi-layered impact of the revolutions on the region.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Barry Gaspar; David Patrick Geggus; Indiana University.
ISBN: 0253332478 9780253332479
OCLC Number: 912778936
Description: XIII, 262 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction1. Slavery, War, and Revolution in the Greater Caribbean 1789-1815, David P. Geggus2. The French revolution in Saint Dominique: Triumph or Failure?, Carolyn E. Fick3. The French Revolution and British Attitudes to the Caribbean Colonies, Michael Duffy4. La Guerre des Bois: Revolution, War and Slavery in Saint Lucia, 1793-1838, David Barry Gaspar5. Slave Resistance in the Spanish Caribbean in the Mid- 1790s, David P. Geggus6. Rebellion and Royalism in Spanish Florida: The French Revolution on Spain's Northern Colonial Frontier, Jane Landers7. Conflicting Loyalties: The French Revolution and Free People of Color in Spanish New Orleans, Kimberly S. Hanger8. Revolutionary St. Dominique in the Making of Territorial Louisiana, Robert L. Paquette9. The Admission of Slave Testimony at British Military Courts in the West Indies, 1800-1809, Roger N. BuckleyContributorsIndex
Series Title: Blacks in the diaspora.
Responsibility: edited by David Barry Gaspar and David Patrick Geggus.

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"... excellent ... While some anthologies suffer from unevenness and lack a coherent center, A Turbulent Time is a series of nine well-written essays whose whole is the sum of its parts." The Journal Read more...

 
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