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The French slave trade: an overview.
  • D. Geggus
  • Medicine, Sociology
  • The William and Mary quarterly
  • 2001
I N comparative studies of race and slavery, France's colonies often appear in an intermediate position between Iberian and Anglo-Saxon extremes. The institutions of the French colonies exhibited inExpand
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Haitian revolutionary studies
Preliminary Table of Contents: Preface Acknowledgments Part 1. Overview 1. The Haitian Revolution Part 2. Historiography and Sources 2. New Approaches and Old 3. Underexploited Sources Part 3. TheExpand
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Racial Equality, Slavery, and Colonial Secession during the Constituent Assembly
THE COLONIAL QUESTION IN THE FRENCH REVOLUTION involved three broad issues: self-government for France's overseas possessions, civil rights for their free colored populations, and the abolition ofExpand
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The naming of Haiti
When St. Domingue declared its independence it was renamed Haiti, an Amerindian name. Author explores what the founding fathers of Haitian independence might have known about the Amerindian past inExpand
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Yellow fever in the 1790s: the British army in occupied Saint Domingue.
  • D. Geggus
  • Medicine
  • Medical history
  • 1 January 1979
IN THE Caribbean and on the North Atlantic seaboard, 1793-98 were years of notably high mortality, the result of a pandemic of yellow fever spread by the great population movements caused byExpand
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Sex Ratio, Age and Ethnicity in the Atlantic Slave Trade: Data From French Shipping and Plantation Records
This article examines the age and sex composition of the Atlantic slave trade in the belief it was of considerable significance in shaping black society in both Africa and the Americas. Focusing onExpand
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The world of the Haitian Revolution
Contents Foreword Preface Part I : Saint-Domingue on the Eve of Revolution: Politics and Economics 1. The Colony of Saint-Domingue on the Eve of Revolution David Geggus 2. Vestiges of the BuiltExpand
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The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World
The slave revolution that two hundred years ago created the state of Haiti alarmed and excited public opinion on both sides of the Atlantic. Its repercussions ranged from the world commodity marketsExpand
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Haitian Voodoo in the Eighteenth Century: Language, Culture, Resistance
RÉSUMÉ Cet article examine plusieurs types de témoignages qui concernent les pratiques magico-religieux des esclaves de Saint-Domingue, et surtout deux chants que des contemporains européens ontExpand
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