Toussaint Louverture: A Black Jacobin in the Age of Revolutions (Revolutionary Lives)
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Published By Pluto Press
ISBN : 9780745335148
Category : British History
Format : Paperback
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'A spirited, nuanced profile of this great revolutionary leader. The book provides a fascinating analysis of the range of reactions to Toussaint, from Wordsworth in 1802 to contemporary comic books and rap.' -- Alyssa Sepinwall, Professor of History, California State University San Marcos 'Documents his political life while mapping one stage of the dual revolution, presenting Toussaint as a black Jacobin revolutionary. An important text.' -- Anthony Bogues, Asa Messer Professor of Humanities and Critical Theory, Brown University

Charles Forsdick is James Barrow Professor of French, University of Liverpool. He is author of Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity and Travel in Twentieth-Century French and Francophone Cultures (both Oxford University Press), and coi-editor of Postcolonial Thought in the French-Speaking World (Liverpool University Press).

Christian Høgsbjerg is a Teaching Fellow in the Department of History at the University of York. He is author of C.L.R. James in Imperial Britain, editor of Toussaint Louverture, James’s 1934 play about the Haitian Revolution, and co-editor of The Black Jacobins Reader (all titles with Duke University Press).

 



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