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The Haitian Revolution - (Revolutions) by Toussaint L'Ouverture (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 176

Genre: History

Sub-Genre: Caribbean & West Indies

Series Title: Revolutions

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Verso

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: General

Author: Toussaint L'Ouverture

Language: English

Street Date: September 1, 2008
TCIN: 77141701
UPC: 9781844672615
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-6578
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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Haiti s ousted premier on the leader of the world s first black republic.



Book Synopsis



Toussaint L'Ouverture was the leader of the Haitian Revolution in the late eighteenth century, in which slaves rebelled against their masters and established the first black republic. In this collection of his writings and speeches, former Haitian politician Jean-Bertrand Aristide demonstrates L'Ouverture's profound contribution to the struggle for equality.



About the Author



Toussaint Louverture was a leader of the Haitian Revolution. Born in Saint-Domingue, in a long struggle for independence Toussaint led enslaved Africans and Afro-Haitians to victory over French colonisers, abolished slavery, and secured 'native' control over the colony, Haiti.

Nick Nesbitt is Professor of French at Princeton University. He is the editor of Toussaint Louverture: The Haitian Revolution co-editor of Sounding the Virtual: Gilles Deleuze and the Philosophy of Music, and author of Universal Emancipation: The Haitian Revolution and the Radical Enlightenment, a study of the political ontology of the Haitian Revolution, and Voicing Memory: History and Subjectivity in French Caribbean Literature, a study of Antillean literature and black Atlantic critical theory.

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