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Garraway, Doris L.

Tree of Liberty

Cultural Legacies of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World Doris L. Garraway, ed.

On January 1, 1804, Jean-Jacques Dessalines declared the independence of Haiti, thus bringing to an end the only successful slave revolution in history and transforming the colony of Saint-Domingue into the second independent state in the Western Hemisphere. The historical significance of the... More