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CS92PROD
Cannibals of the Terrible Republic: The Haitian Revolution Past and Present
FREN 250
Fall 2014 not offered

In addition to being the first and only successful slave revolution in the history of the human race, the Haitian Revolution created the first black republic, the first modern nation to abolish slavery definitively, and the first modern, decolonized space. In this course we will study the colorful, complex, and eventful history of that revolution and, just as important, representations both of the conflict and its aftermath that firmly ensconce Haiti and the foundation of contemporary postcolonialism.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RLAN
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on APR-21-2024
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