5. The Struggle for Independence, 1802–1806

  1. Jeremy D. Popkin

Published Online: 24 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347531.ch5

A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution

A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution

How to Cite

Popkin, J. D. (2011) The Struggle for Independence, 1802–1806, in A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347531.ch5

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:

  • struggle for independence, 1802–1806;
  • Saint-Domingue's destiny;
  • black general Toussaint Louverture;
  • Napoleon's decision;
  • Leclerc Expedition;
  • plan of resistance;
  • slavery re-established;
  • leadership, Dessalines;
  • Haitian Declaration of Independence, 1804;
  • Haitian Revolution, unsettled

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The War against Napoleon

  • Napoleon's Fateful Decision

  • The Leclerc Expedition

  • Resistance

  • The Illusion of a French Victory

  • Napoleon's Re-establishment of Slavery

  • Dessalines and the Growth of Resistance

  • Creating Haiti

  • A Historic Rupture