Rethinking The Haitian Revolution

Author: Alex Dupuy
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442261129
Size: 27.66 MB
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This important book provides a critical reinterpretation of the Haitian Revolution and its aftermath. Alex Dupuy evaluates the French colonial context of Saint-Domingue and then Haiti, the achievements and limitations of the revolution, and the divisions in the Haitian ruling class that blocked meaningful economic and political development.