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Stirring the Pot of Haitian History: by Michel-Rolph Trouillot

Abstract

Stirring the Pot of Haitian History is an original translation of Ti difé boulé sou istoua Ayiti (1977), the first book written by Haitian anthropologist Michel-Rolph Trouillot. Challenging understandings of Haitian history, Trouillot analyzes the pivotal role of self-emancipated revolutionaries in the Haitian Revolution and War of Independence (1791-1804), a generation of people who founded the modern Haitian state and advanced Haiti’s vibrant contemporary cultures. This book confronts the problems of self-serving politicians and the racial mythologizing of historical figures like Jean-Jacque ... More

Keywords: Haitian Revolution, Haiti, Haitian Creole literature, postcolonial, anticolonial

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781800859678
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781800859678.001.0001