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The Resource The slaves who defeated Napoleon : Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801-1804, Philippe R. Girard

The slaves who defeated Napoleon : Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801-1804, Philippe R. Girard

Label
The slaves who defeated Napoleon : Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801-1804
Title
The slaves who defeated Napoleon
Title remainder
Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801-1804
Statement of responsibility
Philippe R. Girard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To a contemporary audience, Haiti brings to mind Voodoo spells, Tontons Macoutes, and boat people--nothing worth fighting over. Two centuries ago, however, Haiti, then known as Saint-Domingue, was the & ldquo;Pearl of the Antilles, & rdquo; France's most valuable overseas colony, the largest exporter of tropical products in the world, and the United States' second most important trading partner after England. Haiti was also the place where in 1801-1802 Napoľon Bonaparte sent the largest colonial venture of his reign: the Leclerc expedition. His goal was to remove the famous revolution
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Girard, Philippe R
Dewey number
  • 972.94/03
  • 972.94/03
  • 972.9403
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
F1923
LC item number
.G57 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Atlantic crossings
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Toussaint Louverture
  • Napoleon
  • Haiti
  • Haiti
  • Haiti
  • Generals
  • Revolutionaries
  • Statesmen
  • Napoleon
  • Toussaint Louverture
  • HISTORY
  • Generals
  • Revolutionaries
  • Statesmen
  • Haiti
Label
The slaves who defeated Napoleon : Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801-1804, Philippe R. Girard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Black Napoleon: Louverture and the 1801 Constitution -- The White Toussaint: Bonaparte's decision to invade Saint-Domingue -- Eve of a battle: planning the Leclerc expedition -- King of the Tropics: the Atlantic Crossing and the Moyse Uprising -- Parley: the French landing -- Supply and demand: Leclerc's diplomacy with the United States, Cuba, and Jamaica -- Ash and iron: the Spring campaign -- Lull: love, loot, labor, and Louverture's exile -- Mal de Siam: the yellow fever epidemic -- Faux Pas: the maroon uprising -- Revolt: the defection of the colonial army -- Reprieve: Rochambeau and the French counteroffensive -- Unity is strength: dessalines and the unification of the rebel army -- Echoes of Saint-Domingue: Louverture's captivity and the Louisiana Purchase -- New enemy, new partner: the British navy at war -- Sodom and Gomorrah: life in besieged French towns -- Resolution: the rebel victory -- Liberty and death: Haitian independence -- The long way home: French refugees and the Fall of Santo Domingo -- Conclusion
Control code
772845400
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 444 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817385408
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
835679
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772845400
Label
The slaves who defeated Napoleon : Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801-1804, Philippe R. Girard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Black Napoleon: Louverture and the 1801 Constitution -- The White Toussaint: Bonaparte's decision to invade Saint-Domingue -- Eve of a battle: planning the Leclerc expedition -- King of the Tropics: the Atlantic Crossing and the Moyse Uprising -- Parley: the French landing -- Supply and demand: Leclerc's diplomacy with the United States, Cuba, and Jamaica -- Ash and iron: the Spring campaign -- Lull: love, loot, labor, and Louverture's exile -- Mal de Siam: the yellow fever epidemic -- Faux Pas: the maroon uprising -- Revolt: the defection of the colonial army -- Reprieve: Rochambeau and the French counteroffensive -- Unity is strength: dessalines and the unification of the rebel army -- Echoes of Saint-Domingue: Louverture's captivity and the Louisiana Purchase -- New enemy, new partner: the British navy at war -- Sodom and Gomorrah: life in besieged French towns -- Resolution: the rebel victory -- Liberty and death: Haitian independence -- The long way home: French refugees and the Fall of Santo Domingo -- Conclusion
Control code
772845400
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 444 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817385408
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
835679
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772845400

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