Haiti and France: Settling the Debts of the Past

  title={Haiti and France: Settling the Debts of the Past},
  author={Charles Forsdick},
The rapid expansion of Haitian historiography over the past decade, especially in the work of French and North American scholars, has progressively and convincingly challenged the process that Michel-Rolph Trouillot—as recently as 1995—dubbed “silencing the past” (Trouillot, 1995). New histories of Haiti and its revolution have reasserted the global significance of the decade-long struggle led by Toussaint Louverture and to this work has been added important original studies of subjects… Expand
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