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The Haitian Revolution - A short Reading List (of Anglophone scholars)

"More than two hundred years after Haitian independence was declared on January 1, 1804, it remains a challenge to perceive the spirit that fueled the first abolition of slavery in the New World and gave rise to the second independent nation in the Americas. As recently as ten years ago, the Haitian Revolution (1789-1804), which created “Haiti” out of the ashes of French Saint Domingue, was the least understood of the three great democratic revolutions that transformed the Atlantic world in the last quarter of the eighteenth century. That is no longer true. In the decade since the 2004 bicentennial, a genuine explosion of scholarship on the Saint-Domingue revolution has profoundly enriched our memory of what Hannah Arendt, in her comparative study of the American and French revolutions, called “the revolutionary tradition and its lost treasure”. It is not clear to what extent this development has affected broader public understandings of the Haitian predicament, however."

By Professor Malick W. Ghachem for the John Carter Brown Library online exposition: “The Other Revolution: Haiti 1789-1804.”

* Much more scholarship could have been included in this list. To find more monographs and articles on the Haitian Revolution or, for a general reading list on Haiti, see here and here.

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Remedios Varo. Solar Music, 1955. Oil on masonite, 91 x 61 cm. Private collection.

Remedios Varo. Solar Music, 1955. Oil on masonite, 91 x 61 cm. Private collection.

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JANA EULER, AMBITION UNIVERSE, 2009

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tigermountain:

THIS COMIC

After an entire day of this comic being up and readable, Tumblr somehow resized it to illegibility. I could only guess at the reasons, and feel I would have to whisper them in hushed, conspiratorial tones while hunched over a map of the Internet, wearing a leather Sonic the Hedgehog costume, but you can see it in higher res here.

petetoms:

tigermountain:

THIS COMIC

After an entire day of this comic being up and readable, Tumblr somehow resized it to illegibility. I could only guess at the reasons, and feel I would have to whisper them in hushed, conspiratorial tones while hunched over a map of the Internet, wearing a leather Sonic the Hedgehog costume, but you can see it in higher res here.

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Artist on tumblr - @Caitlin Hackett is an illustrator and creature concept designer based out of Oakland CA.

I create work that reflects both my passion for the natural world, and my sorrow over its destruction. I am fascinated by the fragile boundary that separates humans from animals, and the way that boundary is transformed and illuminated in mythology, religious symbolism and fairy tales alike throughout different cultures around the world. I have art available for sale at www.caitlinhackett.storenvy.com

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