Emancipation in Haiti: From plantation labour to peasant proprietorship

@article{Fick2000EmancipationIH,
  title={Emancipation in Haiti: From plantation labour to peasant proprietorship},
  author={Carolyn E. Fick},
  journal={Slavery \& Abolition},
  year={2000},
  volume={21},
  pages={11 - 40}
}
  • C. Fick
  • Published 1 August 2000
  • History, Political Science
  • Slavery & Abolition
The ending of slavery in the French colony of Saint Domingue (present-day Haiti) was a unique event. Nowhere else in the New World, or for that matter in the history of world slavery, had armed slave rebellion, independently organized and self-directed, been successful. This made it an extraordinary and a historically unparalleled accomplishment. But the rebellion that was initiated by the slaves in Saint Domingue in 1791 and that culminated in emancipation in 1793 was also part of a larger and… 

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