Chapter 22. Unthinkable History? The Haitian Revolution, Historiography, and Modernity on the Periphery

  1. Lewis R. Gordon and
  2. Jane Anna Gordon
  1. Sibylle Fischer

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996645.ch22

A Companion to African-American Studies

A Companion to African-American Studies

How to Cite

Fischer, S. (2006) Unthinkable History? The Haitian Revolution, Historiography, and Modernity on the Periphery, in A Companion to African-American Studies (eds L. R. Gordon and J. A. Gordon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996645.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631235163

Online ISBN: 9780470996645

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Keywords:

  • haitian revolution;
  • historiography;
  • modernity;
  • revolutionary antislavery;
  • metropolitan academy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Haitian Revolution and the Suppression of Revolutionary Antislavery

  • Disavowal

  • Peripheral Modernity in the Age of Revolution

  • Conclusion