• A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution

  • By: Jeremy D. Popkin
  • Narrated by: Matt Addis
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 03-13-13
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (31 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

This book offers students a concise and clearly written overview of the events of the Haitian Revolution, from the slave uprising in the French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1791 to the declaration of Haiti’s independence in 1804.

Draws on the latest scholarship in the field as well as the author’s original research
Offers a valuable resource for those studying independence movements in Latin America, the history of the Atlantic World, the history of the African diaspora, and the age of the American and French revolutions
Written by an expert on both the French and Haitian revolutions to offer a balanced view
Presents a chronological, yet thematic, account of the complex historical contexts that produced and shaped the Haitian Revolution.
Jeremy D. Popkin is T. Marshall Hahn Jr. Professor of History at the University of Kentucky, and is the author of You Are All Free: The Haitian Revolution and the Abolition of Slavery (2010) and Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Uprising (2008).
©2011 Jeremy D. Popkin (P)2013 Audible Ltd
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Critic Reviews

“A beautifully executed account of one of the most fascinating events in modern history. Popkin synthesizes Haitian, North American, and French scholarship to provide an expert analysis of the social and political transformations of the period." (Laurent Dubois, Duke University)
“An excellent introduction to the origins, development and aftermath of the Haitian Revolution. Popkin’s meticulously researched and beautifully illustrated book will help students understand the significance of the Revolution in world history.” (Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall, California State University, San Marcos)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Patrick on 11-15-16

great read. very balanced and easy to read.

loved it! i'd refer it to anyone , especially with the media being so focused on the negative parts.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Carolyn George on 02-02-18

As a Haitian descendant, this is the most concise book on the Haitian revolution I have read so far. Highly recommend this book.

Recommended for anyone interested in learning the true history of the Haitian revolution. Great book

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