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Author Girard, Philippe R.

Title The slaves who defeated Napoleon : Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801-1804 / Philippe R. Girard.

Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  972.9403 GIRA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 444 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Atlantic crossings.
Atlantic crossings.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.The Black Napoleon: Louverture and the 1801 Constitution -- 2.The White Toussaint: Bonaparte's Decision to Invade Saint-Domingue -- 3.Eve of a Battle: Planning the Leclerc Expedition -- 4.King of the Tropics: The Atlantic Crossing and the Moyse Uprising -- 5.Parley: The French Landing -- 6.Supply and Demand: Leclerc's Diplomacy with the United States, Cuba, and Jamaica -- 7.Ash and Iron: The Spring Campaign -- 8.Lull: Love, Loot, Labor, and Louverture's Exile -- 9.Mal de Siam: The Yellow Fever Epidemic -- 10.Faux Pas: The Maroon Uprising -- 11.Revolt: The Defection of the Colonial Army -- 12.Reprieve: Rochambeau and the French Counteroffensive -- 13.Unity Is Strength: Dessalines and the Unification of the Rebel Army -- 14.Echoes of Saint-Domingue: Louverture's Captivity and the Louisiana Purchase -- 15.New Enemy, New Partner: The British Navy at War -- 16.Sodom and Gomorrah: Life in Besieged French Towns -- 17.Resolution: The Rebel Victory --
Contents note continued: 18.Liberty and Death: Haitian Independence -- 19.The Long Way Home: French Refugees and the Fall of Santo Domingo.
Subject Toussaint Louverture, 1743-1803.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
Generals -- Haiti -- Biography.
Revolutionaries -- Haiti -- Biography.
Statesmen -- Haiti -- Biography.
Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804.
Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Sources.
Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Personal narratives.
ISBN 9780817317324 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780817385408 (electronic)