Night of fire: the black Napoleon and the battle for Haiti

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Sarpedon, Feb 15, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 224 pages
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The largest, and only successful, slave revolt in history took place in Haiti shortly after the French Revolution. First organized by a voodoo priest, the rebellion soon came under the leadership of an educated, Catholic slave named Toussaint Louverture -- a man of such military and political skill that he was referred to by contemporaries as the "Black Napoleon".

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For anyone who thinks he/she understands the slave trade, its human costs, the role of Europe, and the slaves themselves, this is an eye-opener. It is also a fascinating study of a natural leader and strategist. Read full review

Review: Night of Fire: The Black Napoleon and the Battle for Haiti

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For anyone who thinks he/she understands the slave trade, its human costs, the role of Europe, and the slaves themselves, this is an eye-opener. It is also a fascinating study of a natural leader and strategist. Read full review

Contents

The Night of Fire
1
The Slaves
11
The Rise of Toussaint Louverture
29
Copyright

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