Teaching the Haitian Revolution: Its Place in Western and Modern World History.

  title={Teaching the Haitian Revolution: Its Place in Western and Modern World History.},
  author={Valentina Peguero},
  journal={The History Teacher},
  • Valentina Peguero
  • Published 1998
  • History
  • The History Teacher
  • THE HAITIAN REVOLUTION is highly relevant to teaching the modern history of the Western hemisphere and the world in general and ought to find a place in every history classroom. Recognizing this relevance, during the last thirty years, historians and other social scientists have produced a number of sophisticated studies of the Haitian Revolution. Each study presents a different theoretical methodology and varied factual frameworks, but each offers a provocative analysis of the subject.' The… CONTINUE READING


    Publications referenced by this paper.

    , and Winks have information pertaining the Haitian Revolution

    • Chambers Burns, McKay Kagan, Palmer
    • A History of Civilization : Prehistory to the Present . Combined Volume
    • 1992

    Histoire d'Haiti. 3 vols. (Port-au-Prince: Edmond Chenet, 1992); James G. Leyburn, The Haitian People (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1941); David Geggus's "The Haitian Revolution,

    • Thomas Madiou
    • The Modern Caribbean (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina,
    • 1989

    Louisiana State University Press, 1988) and Carolyn E

    • Among them, Alfred N. Hunt's Haiti's Influence on Antebellum America Rouge
    • Fick's The Making of Haiti: The Saint Domingue Revolution from Below (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1990) provide new depth to the understanding of the revolution. A well documented study of circumstances anticipating the revolution is Robert Forster's A Sugar Plantation on Saint-Dom
    • 1988