Making Haiti: Saint Domingue Revolution from Below

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In 1789 the French colony of Saint Domingue was the wealthiest and most flourishing of the Caribbean slave colonies, its economy based on the forced labor of more than half a million black slaves raided from their African homelands. The revolt of this underclass in 1791 the only successful slave rebellion in history gained the slaves their freedom ...

Making Haiti: Saint Domingue Revolution from Below 1991, Univ Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9780870496677

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