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Haiti in the British Imagination: Imperial Worlds, 1847-1915

Jack Daniel Webb


In 1804, Haiti declared its independence from France to become the world’s first ‘black’ nation state. Throughout the nineteenth century, Haiti maintained its independence, consolidating and expanding its national and, at times, imperial projects. In doing so, Haiti joined a host of other nation states and empires that were emerging and expanding across the Atlantic World. The largest and, in many ways, most powerful of these empires was that of Britain. Haiti in the British Imagination is the first book to focus on the diplomatic relations and cultural interactions between Haiti and Britain i ... More

Keywords: Empire, Britain, Haiti, Race, Sovereignty, Governmentality, Communication, Dialogue

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781800348226
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781800348226.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jack Daniel Webb, author