The Black Jacobins
  • Release Date : 14 May 1989
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Categories : Generals
  • Pages : 426 pages
  • ISBN 13 : OCLC:1148018007
  • ISBN 10 : 0987654321XXX
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Synopsis : The Black Jacobins written by Cyril Lionel Robert James, published by Unknown which was released on 14 May 1989. Download The Black Jacobins Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. A classic and impassioned account of the first revolution in the Third World. This powerful, intensely dramatic book is the definitive account of the Haitian Revolution of 1794-1803, a revolution that began in the wake of the Bastille but became the model for the Third World liberation movements from Africa to Cuba. It is the story of the French colony of San Domingo, a place where the brutality of master toward slave was commonplace and ingeniously refined. And it is the story of a barely literate slave named Toussaint L'Ouverture, who led the black people of San Domingo in a successful struggle against successive invasions by overwhelming French, Spanish, and English forces and in the process helped form the first independent nation in the Caribbean.