By Graham T. Nessler
Nessler aligns the better-known heritage of the French aspect with an entire research and interpretation of occasions at the Spanish facet, articulating the significance of Santo Domingo within the conflicts that reshaped the political terrain of the Atlantic international. Nessler additionally analyzes the suggestions hired by way of these claimed as slaves in either colonies to achieve liberty and equivalent citizenship. In doing so, he finds what used to be at stake for slaves and loose nonwhites of their makes use of of colonial felony structures and the way their knowing of felony concerns affected the colonies' relationships with one another and with the French and Spanish metropoles.
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An Islandwide Struggle for Freedom: Revolution, Emancipation, and Reenslavement in Hispaniola, 1789-1809 by Graham T. Nessler