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Girard, Philippe R
The slaves who defeated Napoleon : Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801-1804 / Philippe R. Girard
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  F1923 .G57 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804
Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Sources
Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Personal narratives
Toussaint Louverture, 1743-1803
Subject(s) Generals -- Haiti -- Biography
Revolutionaries -- Haiti -- Biography
Statesmen -- Haiti -- Biography
Subject Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
Physical Description xii, 444 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.The Black Napoleon: Louverture and the 1801 Constitution -- 2.The White Toussaint: Bonaparte's Decision to Invade Saint-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 Uprising -- 11.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 Victory -- 18.Liberty and Death: Haitian Independence -- 19.The Long Way Home: French Refugees and the Fall of Santo Domingo
Series Atlantic crossings

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