This book offers students a concise and clearly written overview ofthe events of the Haitian Revolution, from the slave uprising inthe French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1791 to the declaration ofHaiti's independence in 1804.
* Draws on the latest scholarship in the field as well as theauthor's original research
* Offers a valuable resource for those studying independencemovements in Latin America, the history of the Atlantic World, thehistory of the African diaspora, and the age of the American andFrench revolutions
* Written by an expert on both the French and Haitian revolutionsto offer a balanced view
* Presents a chronological, yet thematic, account of the complexhistorical contexts that produced and shaped the HaitianRevolution