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Browsing M. Moreau de Saint-Méry’s Recueil de vues des lieux principaux de la colonie françoise de Saint-Domingue. Published in Paris, in 1791. Source: The Library Company of Philadelphia 32 more words


Henri Christophe - Haiti's King

Very little is actually known about Henri Christophe’s childhood. Some say that he was born on Grenada Island, a small nation in the Caribbean’s Lesser Antilles; some say that he was the son of a freeman. 425 more words

Steven Becker

The Caribbean -#desertislandreads - Island of the Red Mangroves - Sarah Lark


Why a booktrail?

The follow up to Island of 1000 Springs revealing that the paradise islands of Jamaica and Saint Domingue might not be all that they seem… 517 more words

Books Set In The Caribbean

Medical Identity and Ethnicity in 19th-Century New Orleans

Dr. Amy Wiese Forbes spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “Medical Identity and Ethnicity in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans.” Dr. Forbes is Associate Professor of History and Director of European Studies at Millsaps College. 1,869 more words


Assassin's Creed Freedom Cry (Let's Play)

Onward with Assassin’s Creed! Fresh off of my playthrough of Liberation, I decided to free some more slaves and pulled out the spinoff game for  370 more words


The French Revolution and Saint-Domingue: The Creation of a Transatlantic Political Sphere

Throughout my undergraduate studies in history I learned quite a few things that completely changed my views and preconceived notions of historical events and ideas. To list them all here today would be a tedious task and is besides the point of today’s post. 7,826 more words