4. Toussaint Louverture in Power, 1798–1801

  1. Jeremy D. Popkin

Published Online: 24 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347531.ch4

A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution

A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution

How to Cite

Popkin, J. D. (2011) Toussaint Louverture in Power, 1798–1801, in A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347531.ch4

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:

  • Toussaint in power, 1798–1801;
  • powerful figure;
  • “Louverturian state”;
  • Haiti's destiny;
  • “Quasi-War”;
  • “XYZ affair”;
  • “Toussaint's Clause”;
  • life of black population;
  • rupture with Napoleon;
  • Toussaint's motives

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Dilemmas Facing Toussaint Louverture

  • Hédouville and the British

  • The Conflict with Rigaud

  • Toussaint Louverture Builds his State

  • The Life of the Black Population

  • The Rupture with Napoleon

  • Toussaint Louverture Prepares for War

  • Toussaint Louverture's Motives