“Essays on one of the most consequential events in the history of Atlantic slavery.
"...The volume brings a wide range of angles of vision and approaches to the revolution and its place in world history." —David Barry Gaspar, Duke University”
“[A] rich sample of recent work on colonial and revolutionary Haiti, and on the revolution's impact in the broader Atlantic world, in a format both accessible to a wide academic audience and of import and interest to specialists.vol. 85 no. 1 & 2 (2011)”
— New West Indian Guide
“Eighteen articles range from studies about Saint-Domingue on the eve of the 1791 slave insurrection to the transition from emancipation to the permanent break with France in 1804, and, finally, to the reverberations of the island's events upon other slave societies and upon fiction, the fine arts, and the craft of history. . . . Highly recommendedJanuary 2010”
“Each chapter promises a major attempt at careful inquiry into complex issues, and each contributor is a recognized scholar of the Haitian Revolution and connected fields of scholarly inquiry. The volume brings a wide range of angles of vision and approaches to the revolution and its place in world history.”
— David Barry Gaspar, Duke University