Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

Hst 367U The Haitian Revolution, 1790-1804

The Haitian Revolution, which founded the independent Caribbean nation of Haiti, was the largest and most successful slave revolt in human history, with profound consequences for geopolitics and the international abolitionist movement. Beginning with the development of slavery and plantation society in French colonial Saint-Domingue, we will study the complex event history of the Revolution, culminating in the Haitian War of Independence in 1802–1803.


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