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Slave Revolt in Haiti

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Slave Revolt in Haiti

Post by Jeanne » Thu August 11th, 2011, 6:47 am

Anyone have any good works to recommend?


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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Thu August 11th, 2011, 10:51 am

In terms of fiction, it's covered well in James Michener's Caribbean.

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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Thu August 11th, 2011, 2:18 pm

YA, short and snappy: My Name is Not Angelica by Scott Odell

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Post by princess garnet » Thu August 11th, 2011, 3:42 pm

I read this for a Latin America history class in college--Babouk by Guy Endore.

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Post by fljustice » Thu August 11th, 2011, 5:12 pm

Fiction - Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende - one of her best in years.
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Post by annis » Thu August 11th, 2011, 6:07 pm


Madison Smartt Bell's trilogy about Toussaint Louverture and the 1791-1803 Haitian Revolution.
1) All Souls’ Rising
2) Master of the Crossroads
3) The Stone that the Builder Refused


Avengers of the New World; the Story of the Haitian Revolution by Laurent Dubois (2005).
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Re: Slave Revolt in Haiti

Post by Tony119 » Fri February 11th, 2022, 12:13 am

A classic non-fiction account is The Black Jacobins by C L R James

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