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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Arendt, the author proceeds to a brief case study of the highly polemical writings of Pompée Valentin, baron de Vastey, the secretary and “publicist” to King Henry Christophe. The first Haitian writer of note, Vastey passionately defended Haiti's revolutionary birth, its sovereignty, and its monarchy in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 162–177.
Published: 01 November 2014
... into things, beasts, or mongrels.” © Small Axe, Inc. 2014 Code Noir Malick Ghachem Haitian Revolution slave law Baron de Vastey Dayan's blistering indictment of Louis XIV's Code Noir presents it as “the most barbaric product of the Enlightenment” (201). Relying heavily on Louis Sala...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2003) 7 (1): 116–139.
Published: 01 March 2003
... examines the output of two relatively obscure black male radicals of the period, Baron de Vastey, from Haiti, and 1 eophilus Scholes, from Jamaica. Both were important, if under-recognized, doyens of a critical tradition of African reclamationism that foregrounded African history as a mechanism for...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): 150–170.
Published: 01 September 2005
... évolution (Port-au-Prince: n.p However, Haitian anthropological thinking expressed in antiracist literature emerged in the fi rst decades of the nineteenth century with works, for example, by Pompée Valentin (Baron) de Vastey, Le système colonial dévoiléé (Cap Henry, Haiti: n.p., 1814...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 188–190.
Published: 01 November 2014
... recently, Haitian writer Baron de Vastey's trailblazing 1814 work of anticolonial critique, The Colonial System Unveiled (2014). J. B rent C rosson recently completed a PhD dissertation based on field research in Trinidad with the assistance of Fulbright and ACLS/Mellon fellowships. His work has...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): 109–123.
Published: 01 September 2005
... reinterprets the typical mixture of anti-imperialism and dictatorship, which was a signature of all early Haitian autocrats from Toussaint Louverture and Dessalines to Christophe. Baron de Vastey, the latter dictator’s state theoretician, propagated this mixture to the detriment of the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 129–145.
Published: 01 November 2015
... this defense of equality and popular sovereignty were displaced and transformed, tropicalized and radicalized, by a series of figures who together constitute a francophone, black Jacobin radical anticolonial tradition: Toussaint Louverture, baron de Vastey, Victor Schoelcher, C. L. R. James, and...