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HIST 143 - Haitian Revolution: Books

Selected Books on the Haitian Revolution (available at SCU)

Selected Books

(Click on the links to see where the books are located in the library)

Revolutions in the Atlantic World: A Comparative History

The World of the Haitian Revolution

The Slaves who Defeated Napoleon:  Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801-1804 (on order)

African Americans and the Haitian Revolution: Selected Essays and Historical Documents

The Black Jacobins:  Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution

Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution

The Impact of the Haitian Revolution on the Atlantic World

You Are All Free:  The Haitian REvolution and the Abolition of Slavery

Universal Emancipation:  The Haitian Revolution and the Radical Englightenment

Before Haitii:  Race and Citizenship in French Saint-Domingue

Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Revolution

Haitian Revolutionary Studies

Encountering Revolution:  Haiti and the Making of the Early Republic

How to Find More Books

The books above are just a sample of what we have.

Use OSCAR to find more books available at Santa Clara University. Some books are located in the Main Stacks on the Lower Level of the library. Other books are in the Automated Retrieval System (ARS). Be sure to check the location in OSCAR.  

Keyword searching

Enter keywords describing your topic.  For example:

Haitian Revolution and slave*

Toussaint Louverture

Haitian revolution and United States

Note:  an asterisk at the end of word, for example slave*, will pick up different endings such as slave, slaves, slavery.

Subject heading searching

Use subject heading terms in the advanced search as a different approach.

Interlibrary Loan

If you search OSCAR for a particular title and find out that Santa Clara doesn't own the book you are interested in, you can use:

LINK+, a service which allows students and faculty to borrow materials from member libraries at several other colleges and public libraries, provided that those materials are not available at the SCU libraries.  Books borrowed through LINK+ should be available within 3 days.