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Clavin, Matthew J
Toussaint Louverture and the American Civil War : the promise and peril of a second Haitian revolution / Matthew J. Clavin
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2010
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 3rd Floor  E453 .C535 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes
Subject(s) Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Subject Haiti -- Foreign public opinion, American -- History -- 19th century
Subject(s) African Americans -- Race identity -- History -- 19th century
Whites -- Race identity -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Subject Toussaint Louverture, 1743?-1803 -- Influence
Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Influence
Physical Description xiii, 238 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents "The insurrection of the Blacks in St. Domingo" : remembering Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian revolution -- "He patterned his life after the San Domingan" : John Brown, Toussaint Louverture, and the triumph of violent abolitionism -- "Contemplate, I beseech you, fellow-citizens, the example of St. Domingo" : abolitionist dreams, Confederate nightmares, and the counterrevolution of secession -- "Liberty on the battle-field" : Haiti and the movement to arm Black soldiers -- "Emancipation or insurrection" : Haiti and the end of slavery in America -- "Many a Touissant L'overture amongst us" : Black identity -- "A repetition of San Domingo?" : southern white identity -- "Do we want another San Domingo to be repeated in the South?" : northern white identity

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