Haitian revolutionary studies

  title={Haitian revolutionary studies},
  author={David P. Geggus},
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. The Seeds of Revolt 4. The Causation of Slave Rebellions: An Overview 5. Marronage, Vodou, and the Slave Revolt of 1791 6. The Bois Caiman Ceremony Part 4. Slaves and Free Coloreds 7. The "Swiss" and the Problem of Slave/Free Colored Cooperation 8. The "Volte-Face" of Toussaint Louverture 9. Slave… 

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