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The Haitian Revolution : a documentary history

edited and translated, with an introduction, by David Geggus.
  • Indianapolis : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., [2014]
  • 1 online resource.
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Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • Early works.
  • History.
  • Sources.
Summary
  • "A landmark collection of documents by the field''s leading scholar. This reader includes beautifully written introductions and a fascinating array of never-before-published primary documents. These treasures from the archives offer a new picture of colonial Saint-Domingue and the Haitian Revolution. The translations are lively and colorful."--Alyssa Sepinwall, California State University San Marcos.
Contents
  • 1. Saint Domingue On The Eve Of Revolution
  • 1. Greed and Decadence (Bibliotheque Mazarine, Paris, Ms. 3453)
  • 2. The Plantation Hierarchy (Malenfant, Des colonies)
  • 3.A Slave Trader's View (AN, Paris, 505 Mi 85
  • 86)
  • 4. Plantation Slaves (Girod de Chantrans, Voyage d'un Suisse)
  • 5. The Lejeune Atrocity Case (ANOM, Aix, F3/90)
  • 6. Racial Discrimination: Official (Gregoire, Memoire en faveur des gens de couleur)
  • 7. Racial Discrimination: Unofficial (ANOM, Aix, DFC/XXI/129/245)
  • 2. Slave Resistance
  • 8. Satirical Song (Vaublanc, Souvenirs; Laplace, Histoire des desastres)
  • 9. Urban Slave Culture: Report of the Chamber of Agriculture (1785) (ANOM, Aix, F3/126)
  • 10. Macandal the Poisoner (Moreau de Saint-Mery, Description de Saint-Domingue)
  • 11. Vodou and Petro (Moreau de Saint-Mery, Description de Saint-Domingue)
  • 12. Vodou and the Underworld (Drouin de Bercy, De Saint-Domingue).
  • 13. Prophet or Crook? The Real Don Pedro (ANOM, Aix, E 182)
  • 14. Slaves on Strike (AN, 505 Mi 86; AN, Paris, 107 AP 128)
  • 15. Day-to-Day Resistance on a Mountain Plantation (Tousard Papers, University of Michigan)
  • 16. Runaway Advertisements (Affiches Americaines; Gazette de Saint-Domingue)
  • 3. The Race And Slavery Questions In The French National Assembly
  • 17. The Enlightenment, Race, and Slavery (Voltaire, Candide and Essai sur les moeurs; Raynal, Histoire philosophique)
  • 18. The Founding of the Friends of the Blacks (Brissot, Discours sur la necessite d'etablir a Paris une Societe)
  • 19. Fear of Emancipation and Revolt (Raimond, Correspondance de Julien Raimond)
  • 20.A Free Man of Color's Complaints (J.M.C. Americain, Precis des gemissemens)
  • 21. Free People of Color Organize [Cahier ... des citoyens-libres & proprietaires de couleur).
  • 22. The Abbe Gregoire's Violent Rhetoric (Gregoire, Memoire en faveur des gens de couleur, Lettre aux citoyens de couleur et negres libres)
  • 23. Oge Addresses the Planters' Club (Motion faite par M. Vincent Oge)
  • 24. Support from the Provincial Jacobin Clubs (Lettres des diverses societes)
  • 25. The May 1791 Debates (Archives parlementaires)
  • 4. The Fight For Racial Equality In Saint Domingue
  • 26. Early Atrocities (Garran Coulon, Rapport 1:106
  • 13)
  • 27. Free Coloreds Petition the Assembly of the North (AD, Bordeaux, 61 J 15)
  • 28. The Rebellion of Oge and Chavanne (Ardouin, Etudes; Gamier, Combats affreux)
  • 29. The Sentencing of Oge and Chavanne (Arret du Conseil Superieur)
  • 30. The August 1791 Rising in the West (Garran Coulon, Rapport, 2:130
  • 45)
  • 31. The Peace Treaty of 19
  • 23 October 1791 (Concordat, ou Traite de paix)
  • 32. Call to Arms of the Free Men of Color (Copie d'une lettre des chef des gens de couleur)
  • 5. The Slave Insurrection.
  • 33. Slaves' Reaction to the French Revolution (ANOM, Aix, C9A/162)
  • 34. Planning the Rebellion: The Lenormand Meeting (NYPL, Fisher Collection 8:5)
  • 35. The Bois Caiman Ceremony (Dalmas, Histoire de la revolution)
  • 36. The Uprising Begins (Archives Parlementaires, 35:460
  • 61)
  • 37. The Slave Insurgents Make Demands (AD, Nantes, 1 ET A 34)
  • 38.A White Captives Experiences (Gros, Isle St.-Domingue, Province du Nord)
  • 39. The Slave Leaders Negotiate (Hagley Library, Acc. 874; AN, Dxxv/1/14)
  • 40. The Negotiations Break Down (Gros, Isle St.-Domingue, Province du Nord)
  • 41. Women in Rebellion (AN, Paris, F3/141; Mediatheque, Nantes, Ms. 1809; SHM, Vincennes, Ms. 113; Gros, Isle St.-Domingue)
  • 42. Arming Slaves: The Caimittes Rebellion (Proces-Verbaux de l'Assemblee Generale)
  • 43. Black Tactics, White Responses (Histoire des desastres; ANOM, Aix, D2c/99; AN, Paris, Dxxv/12/116; Tousard Papers, University of Michigan)
  • 6. Slave Emancipation.
  • 44. The Colonists' Fear of Sonthonax, September 1792 (Moniteur Generat)
  • 45. Sonthonax's Early Advocacy of Slave Emancipation (Revolutions de Paris)
  • 46. Abolitionist Reaction to the Slave Insurrection (Archives Parlementaires)
  • 47. Spain's Offer to the Insurgent Slaves (AGS, Simancas, Guerra Moderna 7161)
  • 48. The Emancipation Proclamation of 29 August 1793 (Sonthonax, Proclamation au nom de la Republique)
  • 49. The Black Auxiliaries of Carlos IV (Del Monte y Tejada, Historia de Santo Domingo; AGI, Sevilla, SD 1031; AGS, Simancas, GM 6855)
  • 50. Royalism, Republicanism, and Freedom (AGS, Simancas, Guerra Moderna 7157)
  • 51. France Abolishes Slavery (Decret de la Convention nationale)
  • 52. Belley, the Black Deputy (Belley, Le bout d'oreille des colons)
  • 53. The Fort Dauphin Massacre, 7 July 1794 (TNA, London, CO 137/93)
  • 7. The Rise Of Toussaint Louverture
  • 54. Toussaints Early Life (ANOM, Aix, CC9B/23).
  • 55. Toussaint the Royalist (AN, Paris, Dxxv 20/200; AN, Paris, AA 55/1511)
  • 56. Toussaint the Abolitionist (AN, Paris, AE II 1375; AN, Paris, AA 53 d. 1490)
  • 57. Rivalry with Biassou (Ardouin, Etudes sur l'histoire d'Haiti)
  • 58. Toussaint and Laveaux (BN, Paris, Ms. F.fr. 12104)
  • 59. Toussaint and the Ex-Slaves (BN, Paris, Ms. F. fr. 12104)
  • 60.A British Soldiers Diary (BPL, Ms. Haiti 6f)
  • 61. The Fall of Port-au-Prince, May 1798 (BN, Paris, Ms. Naf. 14878)
  • 62. The Expulsion of Sonthonax (Extrait du rapport adresse au Directoire executive)
  • 8. The Government Of Toussaint Louverture
  • 63. Toussaint Confronts His Critics (Louverture, Refutation de quelques assertions)
  • 64. Toussaint and Agent Hedouville (ANOM, Aix, CC9B/23)
  • 65. The War of the South (BN, Paris, Ms. Naf. 14879)
  • 66. Plantation Labor in the Southeast (BPL, Ms. Haiti 71
  • 20 and 27)
  • 67. Toussaints Labor Decree (Supplement to the Royal Gazette, 1800).
  • 68.A British Visitor (Rainsford, Historical Account)
  • 69. Roume's Praise for the Cultivators (TNA, London, CO 245/2)
  • 70.A Colonist's Complaints (Descourtilz, Voyages d'un naturaliste)
  • 71. Toussaint Louverture's Constitution, July 1801 (Constitution de la colonie francaise de Saint-Domingue)
  • 72. Moyse's Rebellion (BN, Paris, Ms. Naf. 14879)
  • 73. Proclamation, 4 Frimaire X (Vie privee, politique et militaire de Toussaint Louverture)
  • 9. The War Of Independence
  • 74. Bonaparte on Slave Emancipation (Roederer, Journal; Goldsmith, Recueil de decrets)
  • 75. General Leclerc and the Restoration of Slavery (Roussier, Lettres du general Leclerc)
  • 76. Toussaint in Captivity (AN, Paris, AF IV 1213)
  • 77.U.S. Newspaper Reports (Philadelphia Gazette 15 June 1802)
  • 78. Collaboration and Revolt (Roussier, Lettres du general Leclerc)
  • 79. Atrocities (John Carter Brown Library, Providence, Codex fr. 32).
  • 80. The Declaration of Independence, 1 January 1804 (Boisrond Tonnerre, Liberte ou la mort)
  • 81. Dessalines' Proclamation, 28 April 1804 (ANOM, Aix, CC9B/23)
  • 10. Overseas Reactions
  • 82. Jamaican Slaves, 1791 (TNA, London, CO 137/89)
  • 83. Popular Heroes in Cuba, 1795 (AGI, Seville, Estado 5)
  • 84. Troublesome Migrants in Puerto Rico, 1796 (AGI, Seville, Estado 10)
  • 85. Jamaican Song, 1799 (Renny, History of Jamaica)
  • 86. Venezuelan Song, 1801 (ANH, Caracas, A13
  • 5159
  • 2)
  • 87. Brazilian Militiamen, 1805 (Mott, "A escravatura")
  • 88. Aponte's Rebellion, Cuba, 1812 (Franco, La conspiracion de Aponte)
  • 89. Danger and Opportunity: The British Press, 1791 (The Times)
  • 90. Greed and Fear in Cuba (Arango y Parreno, Obras)
  • 91."Rights of Black Men": Abraham Bishop, 1791 (The Argus)
  • 92. Samuel Whitchurch, Hispaniola, a Poem (1804).
  • 93. An Anguished Thomas Jefferson (Library of Congress; Writings of Thomas Jefferson; Lokke, "Jefferson and the Leclerc Expedition"; Logan, Diplomatic Relations)
  • 94. Simon Bolivar: The Disillusioned Idealist (Bolivar, Obras completas)
  • 95. The Impact of Independence (Barrow, Voyage to Cochin China)
  • 96. Charles Brockden Brown: The Haitian Peril, Abolition, and Race (Brown, The Literary Magazine, and American Register)
  • 97. Race and Barbarism: An Early Historian (Rainsford, Historical Account)
  • 98. William Wordsworth, "To Toussaint L'Ouverture" (Wordsworth, Morning Post)
  • 99. Frederick Douglass, Lecture on Haiti (1893).
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Additional form
ISBN
  • 9781624661778
  • 1624661777
  • Alternate version: 9780872208650
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 889814202
  • OCLC: 889814202