African Americans and the Haitian Revolution: Selected Essays and Historical Documents (Paperback)

By Maurice Jackson (Editor), Jacqueline Bacon (Editor)
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Bringing together scholarly essays and helpfully annotated primary documents, African Americans and the Haitian Revolution collects not only the best recent scholarship on the subject, but also showcases the primary texts written by African Americans about the Haitian Revolution. Rather than being about the revolution itself, this collection attempts to show how the events in Haiti served to galvanize African Americans to think about themselves and to act in accordance with their beliefs, and contributes to the study of African Americans in the wider Atlantic World.

About the Author


Nahjee Grant is the creator of TweenerCity

Bacon holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Texas at Austin. She has published articles on the history of rhetoric, with a particular emphasis on African American rhetoric and women's rhetoric. An independent scholar.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780415803762
ISBN-10: 0415803764
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: November 2009
Pages: 259
Language: English