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              Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture
               

              Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture (Paperback)

              By Hazareesingh, Sudhir

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                15 Nov 21

              The definitive modern biography of the great slave leader, military genius and revolutionary hero Toussaint Louverture The Haitian Revolution began in the French Caribbean colony of Saint-Domingue with a slave revolt in August 1791, and culminated a dozen years later in the procl...amation of the world's first independent black state. After the abolition of slavery in 1793, Toussaint Louverture, himself a former slave, became the leader of the colony's black population, the commander of its republican army and eventually its governor. During the course of his extraordinary life he confronted some of the dominant forces of his age - slavery, settler colonialism, imperialism and racial hierarchy. Treacherously seized by Napoleon's invading army in 1802, this charismatic figure ended his days, in Wordsworth's phrase, 'the most unhappy man of men', imprisoned in a fortress in France. Black Spartacus draws on a wealth of archival material, much of it overlooked by previous biographers, to follow every step of Louverture's singular journey, from his triumphs against French, Spanish and British troops to his skilful regional diplomacy, his Machiavellian dealings with successive French colonial administrators and his bold promulgation of an autonomous Constitution. Sudhir Hazareesingh shows that Louverture developed his unique vision and leadership not solely in response to imported Enlightenment ideals and revolutionary events in Europe and the Americas, but through a hybrid heritage of fraternal slave organisations, Caribbean mysticism and African political traditions. Above all, Hazareesingh retrieves Louverture's rousing voice and force of personality, making this the most engaging, as well as the most complete, biography to date. After his death in the French fortress, Louverture became a figure of legend, a beacon for slaves across the Atlantic and for generations of European republicans and progressive figures in the Americas. He inspired the anti-slavery campaigner Fre
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              ISBN 9780141985060
              Released NZ 15 Nov 2021
              Publisher Penguin
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              Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture

              Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture (Hardback)

              By Hazareesingh, Sudhir

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              The Haitian revolution began in the French colony of Saint-Domingue with a slave revolt in November 1791, and culminated a dozen years later in the proclamation of the world's first independent black republic. Touissant Louverture did more than any other to shape the course of th...is revolution- after the abolition of slavery in 1793, he became the leader of the colony's 500,000 blacks, commander of its republican army and eventually its governor. Treacherously captured by Napoleon's invading army a year later and imprisoned, he ended his days as the revolution's most eminent martyr. Louverture confronted the mighty forces of his age - slavery, settler colonialism, imperial domination, racial hierarchy and European cultural supremacy - and bent them to his implacable will. He was the world's first black superhero. Sudhir Hazareesingh draws on a wealth of archival material, much of it overlooked by previous biographers, to follow every step in Louverture's singular career, to capture his voice and the force of his personality. To a greater extent than any previous biography, Black Spartacus situates Louverture's vision and leadership not solely in the context of events in Europe and imported Enlightenment ideals, but in a world of hybrid slave culture and African and Caribbean influences.
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              ISBN 9780241293812
              Released NZ 30 Apr 2020
              Publisher Penguin
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              How the French Think: An Affectionate Portrait of an Intellectual People
               

              How the French Think: An Affectionate Portrait of an Intellectual People (Paperback)

              By Hazareesingh, Sudhir

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              ISBN 9780241961063
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2016
              Publisher Penguin
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              From Subject to Citizen: The Second Empire and the Emergence of Modern French Democracy
               

              From Subject to Citizen: The Second Empire and the Emergence of Modern French Democracy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hazareesingh, Sudhir

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              From Subject to Citizen offers an original account of the Second Empire (1852-1870) as a turning point in modern French political culture: a period in which thinkers of all political persuasions combined forces to create the participatory democracy alive in France today. Here Sud...hir Hazareesingh probes beyond well-known features of the Second Empir
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              ISBN 9780691606521
              Released NZ 15 May 1998
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
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              Series Princeton Legacy Library
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              From Subject to Citizen: The Second Empire and the Emergence of Modern French Democracy
               

              From Subject to Citizen: The Second Empire and the Emergence of Modern French Democracy (Hardback)

              By Hazareesingh, Sudhir

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              From Subject to Citizen offers an original account of the Second Empire (1852-1870) as a turning point in modern French political culture: a period in which thinkers of all political persuasions combined forces to create the participatory democracy alive in France today. Here Sud...hir Hazareesingh probes beyond well-known features of the Second Empir
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              ISBN 9780691635262
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2016
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
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              Political Traditions in Modern France
               

              Political Traditions in Modern France (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hazareesingh, Sudhir

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              This integrated account of French political experience describes three key features: the role of political ideas; the nature of political movements; and the significance of history in creating and sustaining divisions among political groups.

              ISBN 9780198780755
              Released NZ 26 May 1994
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Intellectuals and the French Communist Party: Disillusion and Decline
               

              Intellectuals and the French Communist Party: Disillusion and Decline (Hardback)

              By Hazareesingh, Sudhir

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              Examines the emergence and subsequent demise of intellectual identification with the French Communist Party, arguing that, after 1978, political conflicts between the Communist leadership and party intellectuals led to an erosion of support.

              ISBN 9780198278702
              Released NZ 12 Dec 1991
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              The Jacobin Legacy in Modern France: Essays in Honour of Vincent Wright
               

              The Jacobin Legacy in Modern France: Essays in Honour of Vincent Wright (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              Edited by Hazareesingh, Sudhir

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              In this title, historians and political scientists reflect on France's evolution as a political community from the 19th century to the present. The volume offers an evaluation of the 'French model' of state building and sheds light on specific aspects of modern French political c...ulture.
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              ISBN 9780199256464
              Released NZ 1 Nov 2002
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              In the Shadow of the General: Modern France and the Myth of De Gaulle

              In the Shadow of the General: Modern France and the Myth of De Gaulle (Hardback)

              By Hazareesingh, Sudhir

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              This work explains how de Gaulle has to come occupy such a privileged position in the French imagination. Sudhir Hazareesingh's story of how an individual life transformed into national myth also tells a great deal about the French collective self in the 21st century.

              ISBN 9780195308884
              Released NZ 26 Jan 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              The Saint-Napoleon: Celebrations of Sovereignty in Nineteenth-Century France

              The Saint-Napoleon: Celebrations of Sovereignty in Nineteenth-Century France (Hardback, New title)

              By Hazareesingh, Sudhir

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              Drawing on a wealth of archival evidence, Sudhir Hazareesingh vividly reconstructs the symbolic richness and political complexity of the Saint-Napoleon festivities in a work that opens up broader questions about the nature of the French state, unity and lines of fracture in socie...ty.
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              ISBN 9780674013414
              Released NZ 15 May 2004
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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