2. The Uprisings, 1791–1793

  1. Jeremy D. Popkin

Published Online: 24 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347531.ch2

A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution

A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution

How to Cite

Popkin, J. D. (2011) The Uprisings, 1791–1793, in A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347531.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198202

Online ISBN: 9781444347531

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Keywords:

  • uprisings, 1791–1793;
  • Jean-Pierre's dramatic painting;
  • The Ceremony of Bois Caïman;
  • slave uprising;
  • French anti-slavery reformers;
  • Ogé rebellion;
  • revolt of free men of color;
  • black insurgents;
  • white counterrervolution peril;
  • First Emancipation Proclamation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Slave Uprising in the North Province

  • The Revolt of the Free Men of Color

  • The Colonists' Response

  • News of the Insurrection Spreads

  • The Goals of the Black Insurgents

  • The Second Civil Commission Arrives

  • The Crisis of 20 June 1793

  • The First Emancipation Proclamation