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The Haitian Revolution (Revolutions Series)by Jean Bertrand Aristide
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Toussaint L’Ouverture was the leader of the Haitian Revolution in the late eighteenth century, in which slaves rebelled against their masters and established the first black republic. In this collection of his writings and speeches, former Haitian politician Jean-Bertrand Aristide demonstrates L’Ouverture’s profound contribution to the struggle for equality.
Haiti's ousted premier on the leader of the world's first black republic.
About the Author
Toussaint L'ouverture was a leader of the Haitian Revolution. Born in Saint-Domingue, in a long struggle for independence Toussaint led enslaved Africans and Afro-Haitians to victory over French colonisers, abolished slavery, and secured 'native' control over the colony, Haiti.
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