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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. 1,873 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



Your beauty celebrated many moons ago.

Not just for your physical most probably, wealth.

They called you “Pearl of the Antilles,” chateaus.


Saint Dominigue your gem shine the West Indies. 188 more words


Vintage Haiti: Haitian Army c.1800

28 January 1801: The governor of Spanish Santo Domingo cedes control of his territory to Louverture. To make his achievements permanent, Louverture forms a central assembly to write a new constitution for all of Hispaniola that abolishes slavery on the entire island.

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Papa Machete - Le Nouvelliste

Au coeur de la révolution haïtienne menant à l’indépendance en 1804, il y avait un important instrument de résistance: la machette. Cet outil utilisé dans l’agriculture florissante de la colonie de Saint-Domingue a été transformé par les esclaves en une arme de lutte pour la liberté. 74 more words


Art: “Diaspora (Self-Portraits 2014)” by Omar Victor Diop

In “Diaspora,” a series of twelve impressive self-portraits inspired in part by European paintings, Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop embodies Africans that were notable historical figures in Europe in the colonial era. 600 more words