This book offers students a concise and clearly written overview of the events of the Haitian Revolution, from the slave uprising in the French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1791 to the declaration of Haiti’s independence in 1804.
- Draws on the latest scholarship in the field as well as the author’s original research
- Offers a valuable resource for those studying independence movements in Latin America, the history of the Atlantic World, the history of the African diaspora, and the age of the American and French revolutions
- Written by an expert on both the French and Haitian revolutions to offer a balanced view
- Presents a chronological, yet thematic, account of the complex historical contexts that produced and shaped the Haitian Revolution