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Title Facing racial revolution : eyewitness accounts of the Haitian Insurrection / Jeremy D. Popkin [editor].
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.

Subject Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Personal narratives.
Alt Name Popkin, Jeremy D., 1948-
Description xv, 400 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-390) and index.
Contents Becoming a slavemaster -- The Ogé Insurrection -- The first days of the slave insurrection -- A poet in the midst of insurrection : Amon Odyssée -- An expedition against the insurgents in November 1791 -- Inside the insurgency : Gross Historick recital -- Prisoners of the insurgents in 1792 -- Fighting and atrocities in the South Province in 1792-1793 -- Masters and their slaves during the insurrection -- The destruction of Cap Français in June 1793 -- A colonist at sea, 1793 -- Imagining the motives behind the insurrection -- A colonist among the Spanish and the British -- A white captive in the struggle against the Leclerc Expedition -- A family reunion and a religious conversion -- A woman's view of the last days of Cap Français -- A child's memories of the last days of Saint-Domingue -- A survivor of Dessalines's massacres in 1804 -- The story of the last French survivors in Saint-Domingue.
Note Translated from the French.
ISBN 9780226675824 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226675823 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226675831 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226675831 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 123284761
Table of Contents
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 Introduction From Saint-Domingue to Haiti: Eyewitness Narratives of the Haitian Revolution1
1Becoming a Slavemaster37
2The Oge Insurrection43
3The First Days of the Slave Insurrection49
4A Poet in the Midst of Insurrection: "Mon Odyssee"59
5An Expedition against the Insurgents in November 179193
6Inside the Insurgency: Gros's Historick Recital105
7Prisoners of the Insurgents in 1792156
8Fighting and Atrocities in the South Province in 1792-1793169
9Masters and Their Slaves during the Insurrection174
10The Destruction of Cap Francais in June 1793180
11A Colonist at Sea, 1793233
12Imagining the Motives behind the Insurrection245
13A Colonist among the Spanish and the British252
14A White Captive in the Struggle against the Leclerc Expedition270
15A Family Reunion and a Religious Conversion313
16A Woman's View of the Last Days of Cap Francais317
17A Child's Memories of the Last Days of Saint-Domingue329
18A Survivor of Dessalines's Massacres in 1804336
19The Story of the Last French Survivors in Saint-Domingue363