Toussaint Louverture, figure de l'émancipation

Toussaint Louverture, figure de l'émancipation

Quelle mémoire pour l'esclavage? A l"heure ou cette question hante le débat public l'historien Sudhir Hazareesingh publie la biographie définitive sur Toussaint Louverture, le premier libérateur noir influencé par les Lumières autant que par le monde créole. Un regard neuf sur le débat actuel.

 

Révolte d'esclaves à Saint-Domingue • Crédits : Bettmann - Getty

Toussaint Louverture, figure de l'émancipation

Toussaint Louverture, figure de l'émancipation

Quelle mémoire pour l'esclavage? A l"heure ou cette question hante le débat public l'historien Sudhir Hazareesingh publie la biographie définitive sur Toussaint Louverture, le premier libérateur noir influencé par les Lumières autant que par le monde créole. Un regard neuf sur le débat actuel.

 

Révolte d'esclaves à Saint-Domingue • Crédits : Bettmann - Getty

Re: Documenting the Life of an Elusive African American Civil War Spy

Dear Lois, 

Thank you for this great post and for sharing your fascinating work. A few works that might be helpful to consult are as follows... just in case you're looking for suggestions.   

Erskine Clarke's By the Rivers of Water focuses mostly on the missionaries careers of two white southerners, the Wilsons, but may provide some useful context for southern whites who encouraged emigration to Liberia and the missions there. 

Documenting the Life of an Elusive African American Civil War Spy

The H-CivWar Authors' Blog

To begin H-CivWar's new author's blog, in which contributors will document our triumphs and tribulations as we work on our current book projects, public humanities scholar Dr. Lois Leveen introduces us to her work documenting the life of the elusive African America Civil War spy most often (erroneously) referred to as Mary Bowser.

Author Interview--Amy Taylor (Embattled Freedom)

Hello H-CivWar Readers:

today we feature Amy Murrell Taylor to talk about her award-winning book Embattled Freedom: Journeys through the Civil War's Slave Refugee Camps, which just came out in 2018 with the University of North Carolina Press.

Amy Taylor is Associate Professor of History at the University of Kentucky. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and is the author of The Divided Family in Civil War America.

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