Includes bibliographical references (p. -390) and index
Becoming a slavemaster -- The Oge Insurrection -- The first days of the slave insurrection -- A poet in the midst of insurrection : Amon Odyssee -- An expedition against the insurgents in November 1791 -- Inside the insurgency : Gross Historick recital -- Prisoners of the insurgents in 1792 -- Fighting and atrocities in the South Province in 1792-1793 -- Masters and their slaves during the insurrection -- The destruction of Cap Francais in June 1793 -- A colonist at sea, 1793 -- Imagining the motives behind the insurrection -- A colonist among the Spanish and the British -- A white captive in the struggle against the Leclerc Expedition -- A family reunion and a religious conversion -- A woman’s view of the last days of Cap Francais -- A child’s memories of the last days of Saint-Domingue -- A survivor of Dessalines’s massacres in 1804 -- The story of the last French survivors in Saint-Domingue.
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