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

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

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
  • 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 "Pearl of the Antilles," 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 Napoléon Bonaparte sent the largest colonial venture of his reign: the Leclerc expedition. His goal was to remove the famo
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Girard, Philippe R
Dewey number
  • 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
  • Generals
  • Revolutionaries
  • Statesmen
  • Haiti
  • Haiti
  • Haiti
Label
The slaves who defeated Napoleon : Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801-1804, Philippe R. Girard, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Black Napoléon: louverture and the 1801 Constitution; 2. The White Toussaint: Bonaparte's Decision to Invadesaint- Domingue; 3. Eve of a Battle: Planning the Leclerc Expedition; 4. King of the Tropics: The Atlantic Crossing and the Moyse Uprising; 5. Parley: The French Landing; 6. Supply and Demand: Leclerc's Diplomacy with the United states, Cuba, and Jamaica; 7. Ash and Iron: The Spring Campaign; 8. Lull: Love, Loot, Labor, and Louverture's Exile; 9. Mal de Siam: The Yellow Fever Epidemic
  • 10. Faux Pas: The Maroon Uprising11. Revolt: The Defection of the Colonial Army; 12. Reprieve: Rochambeau and the French Counteroffensive; 13. Unity is Strength: Dessalines and the Unification of the Rebel Army; 14. Echoes of Saint- Domingue: Louverture's Captivity and the Louisiana Purchase; 15. New Enemy, New Partner: the British Navy at War; 16. Sodom and Gomorrah: Life in Besieged French Towns; 17. Resolution: The Rebel Vnictory; 18. Liberty and Death: Haitian Independence; 19. The Long Way Home: French Refugees and the Fall of Santo Domingo; Conclusion; Notes
  • Glossary of French and Kreyol TermsBibliographic Essay; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (458 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817385408
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)835679
  • (OCoLC)772845400
  • (SSID)ssj0000585166
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11364698
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000585166
  • (PQKBWorkID)10593638
  • (PQKB)11518789
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC835679
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse17223
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000079519
Label
The slaves who defeated Napoleon : Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801-1804, Philippe R. Girard, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Black Napoléon: louverture and the 1801 Constitution; 2. The White Toussaint: Bonaparte's Decision to Invadesaint- Domingue; 3. Eve of a Battle: Planning the Leclerc Expedition; 4. King of the Tropics: The Atlantic Crossing and the Moyse Uprising; 5. Parley: The French Landing; 6. Supply and Demand: Leclerc's Diplomacy with the United states, Cuba, and Jamaica; 7. Ash and Iron: The Spring Campaign; 8. Lull: Love, Loot, Labor, and Louverture's Exile; 9. Mal de Siam: The Yellow Fever Epidemic
  • 10. Faux Pas: The Maroon Uprising11. Revolt: The Defection of the Colonial Army; 12. Reprieve: Rochambeau and the French Counteroffensive; 13. Unity is Strength: Dessalines and the Unification of the Rebel Army; 14. Echoes of Saint- Domingue: Louverture's Captivity and the Louisiana Purchase; 15. New Enemy, New Partner: the British Navy at War; 16. Sodom and Gomorrah: Life in Besieged French Towns; 17. Resolution: The Rebel Vnictory; 18. Liberty and Death: Haitian Independence; 19. The Long Way Home: French Refugees and the Fall of Santo Domingo; Conclusion; Notes
  • Glossary of French and Kreyol TermsBibliographic Essay; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (458 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817385408
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)835679
  • (OCoLC)772845400
  • (SSID)ssj0000585166
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11364698
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000585166
  • (PQKBWorkID)10593638
  • (PQKB)11518789
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC835679
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse17223
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000079519

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