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Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386513-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8651-3
Published: 09 April 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8550-9
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392644-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9264-4
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012382-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1238-2
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
Published: 06 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372813-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7281-3
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...-Domingue, France refused to recognize the independence of its former colony. The rest of the Atlantic powers followed suit, effectively isolating Haiti diplomatically. Finally, in 1825 Charles X is- sued a Royal Ordinance recognizing the independence of the French side of Saint- Domingue under...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...-Domingue, and they wrote the following account of Makandal s activities and his arrest, chronicling the subsequent executions and torture used by the planters in their attempts to suppress resistance among the enslaved. The document thus provides a striking portrait of the violence exercised by masters...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... power and prosperity. The chapter emphasizes the mix of wars and popular insurgencies after 1790—notably the risings in Saint Domingue and the Bajío region of New Spain—that assaulted the first global system. Revolutionary Haitian slaves ended plantation production, claimed the land, and focused...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... and political contexts outside the country. The label nomme , translated here as so-called, was generally used in official documents in prerevolutionary Saint-Domingue and other French colonies to refer to persons of color. And since slave status was transmitted through the mother, the claim of having been...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373940-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... on her life and work. Fick outlines the emergence – under the influence of James and George Rudé – of the project that culminated in the publication of The Making of Haiti , her study of the Saint-Domingue, or Haitian Revolution “from below.” The chapter illustrates how James’s influence provided...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
..., Élisabeth Dumas. Very little is known about Vastey s youth in Saint-Domingue or his exact whereabouts during the years of the Haitian Revolution, but as of 1804, Vastey served in the Ministry of Finance under Dessalines, and after the country split in two in 1807 he fulfilled similar administrative duties...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... and prosperity. The chapter emphasizes the mix of wars and popular insurgencies after 1790—notably the risings in Saint Domingue and the Bajío region of New Spain—that assaulted the first global system. Revolutionary Haitian slaves ended plantation production, claimed the land, and focused on families...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... Saint Domingue was the most profitable plantation society in Americas in 1790, leading production of sugar and coffee with a population 90 percent enslaved. Amid the conflicts and ideals of the French revolution, slaves took arms to claim freedom, end French rule, all but end sugar production...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
... for Martinique, which he hoped to transform into an autonomous region of a new federal republic. The chapter argues that Césaire’s federalism was mediated by the legacy of Toussaint Louverture’s 1801 constitution for Saint-Domingue. Suggesting that Toussaint addressed a future that had not yet arrived...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... in the colony were. Alongside coats of arms created for himself and the members of his aristocracy, King Henry Christophe created this symbol for what had been the most important trading port and cultural capital in colonial Saint-Domingue, Cap Français, which he renamed Cap-Henry. College of Arms MS J. P. 177...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... slaves who were brought to Saint-Domingue, and theorizes the ways they were able to create a culture that allowed them both to survive within slavery and ultimately to create a new social order in independent Haiti. To produce the plantation compound, the colonial state tried to appropriate the world...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 9781478007609-7
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... 7I Foundations Haiti was born as a nation in 1804, but its foundations lie in the colonial soci- ety of French Saint-Domingue and in the remarkable revolution that began there with a massive uprising of the enslaved in 1791. The excerpts in this section offer a few pathways through this complex...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... of the principal leaders of the hommes de couleur, notably in the Arcahaie region during the August uprisings of 1791, and in the spring of 1792 he led several important strikes on French plantations in southwestern Saint-Domingue. A former secretary to Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Chanlatte played an important role...