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Rumor and Report in Affiches Américaines: Saint-Domingue's American Revolution

This post is a part of a series entitled “(In)forming Revolution: Information Networks in the Age of Revolutions.” By Rob Taber

“A pamphlet circulates in the colonies of America with the title ‘Common Sense.’ Mister Adams, one of the delegates to Congress, happens to be the author. 1,373 more words

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Making the Haitian Revolution in early America: Podcast

In this episode of Ben Franklin’s World, Liz Covart interviews James Alexander Dun, the author of Dangerous Neighbours. In the episode, Dun explores how the Haitian Revolution shaped the way Americans thought about their own revolution. 67 more words

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Laurent Dubois: “Heroines of the Haitian Revolution”

In “Heroines of the Haitian Revolution,” Laurent Dubois (Duke University) writes about Kaiama Glover’s Dance on the Volcano, her translation of Marie Vieux-Chauvet’s La Danse sur le volcan… 644 more words

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31 March 1791: Linguet taking defence of the Haitian revolution

(…) …matin, on décréta plusieurs articles additionnels à la loi déjà faite sur l’organisation de la Haute Cour nationale. (…)

À la séance du soir, les membres de la ci-devant assemblée générale des représentans de la partie française de Saint-Domingue furent admis à la barre où ils avaient demandé et obtenu la permission de se présenter pour justifier leur conduite. 48 more words

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Revolutionary France and Haiti: pamphlets from 1780-1810 now online

The Newberry Library in Chicago has just uploaded most of its French Revolutionary pamphlet collection on Internet Archive.  The collection consists of more than 30,000 French-language pamphlets and more than 23,000 issues of 180 periodicals published between 1780 and 1810. 149 more words

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Review: Avengers of the New World - The Story of the Haitian Revolution - by Laurent Dubois

Saint Domingue was the Western French-owned side of Hispaniola. French colonists built it up into a wealthy imperial source of plantation economy produce, founded on the settlement of African slaves, products of the Triangular Slave Trade across the Atlantic. 206 more words

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