Forum on The Common Wind: In Honor of Julius S. Scott

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Forum on The Common Wind
In Honor of Julius S. Scott


(Image courtesy of Elizabeth A. Fenn, private collection of Peter H. Wood)

This forum is a celebration of the long-awaited publication of Julius S. Scott’s The Common Wind: Afro-American Currents in the Age of the Haitian Revolution by Verso Press in November 2018. In these short contributions, which have been written by scholars at various stages in their careers, and whose works have influenced or been influenced by Scott's own, we glimpse the historiographic revolution sparked by his landmark 1986 dissertation. However