The Haitian Revolution

The Haitian Revolution 1

The Haitian Revolution represents the most thorough case study of revolutionary change anywhere in the history of the modern world.[1] In ten years of sustained internal and international warfare, a colony populated predominantly by plantation slaves overthrew both its colonial status and its economic system and established a new political state of entirely free individuals—with …

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The Haitian Revolution 2

For the two decades of its effective existence, the League of Nations was a favored subject of academic research. International lawyers, historians, and political scientists across the globe scrutinized and debated every aspect of its working; leading American scholars of the period—among them James Shotwell, Quincy Wright, and Raymond Leslie Buell—devoted much of their lives …

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