Free and French in the Caribbean

Free and French in the Caribbean

Toussaint Louverture, Aimé Césaire, and Narratives of Loyal Opposition

eBook - 2013
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In Free and French in the Caribbean, John Walsh studies the writings of Toussaint Louverture and Aimé Césaire to examine how they conceived of and narrated two defining events in the decolonializing of the French Caribbean: the revolution that freed the French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1803 and the departmentalization of Martinique and other French colonies in 1946. Walsh emphasizes the connections between these events and the distinct legacies of emancipation that emerged through the narratives of revolution and nationhood passed on to successive generations. Part one concerns Toussaint'
Publisher: Bloomington :, Indiana University Press,, 2013
ISBN: 9780253008107
0253008107
9781299466845
1299466842
Characteristics: 1 online resource (page cm)

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