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Title The Haitian Declaration of Independence : creation, context and legacy / edited by Julia Gaffield
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Jeffersonian America
Jeffersonian America.
Contents Introduction / David Armitage and Julia Gaffield -- Part 1. Writing the Declaration -- Haiti's Declaration of Independence / David Geggus -- "Victims of our own credulity and indulgence" : the life of Louis Felix Boisrond-Tonnerre / John Garrigus -- The debate surrounding the printing of the Haitian Declaration of Independence : a review of the literature / Patrick Tardieu -- Living by metaphor in the Haitian Declaration of Independence : tigers and cognitive theory / Deborah Jenson -- Part 2. Haitian independence and the Atlantic -- Law, Atlantic revolutionary exceptionalism, and the Haitian Declaration of Independence / Malick W. Ghachem -- Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Norbert Thoret, and the violent aftermath of the Haitian Declaration of Independence / Jeremy D. Popkin -- Dessalines' plan to export the Haitian Revolution? / Philippe Girard -- Part 3. The legacy of the Haitian Declaration of Independence -- "Outrages on the laws of nations" : American merchants and diplomacy after the Haitian Declaration of Independence / Julia Gaffield -- The sovereign people of Haiti during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / Jean Casimir -- Thinking Haitian independence in Haitian Vodou / Laurent Dubois -- Revolutionary commemorations : Jean-Jacques Dessalines and Haitian Independence Day, 1804-1904 / Erin Zavitz -- Appendix
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Dessalines, Jean-Jacques, 1758-1806.
Liberty -- Political aspects -- Haiti -- History -- 19th century.
Proclamations -- Haiti -- History and criticism.
Haiti -- History -- 1804-1844.
Haiti -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Gaffield, Julia, editor
ISBN 0813937876
0813937884 (electronic bk)
9780813937885 (electronic bk)