Lybrary.com: ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / History / United States / State & Local / South

From Rebellion to Revolution: Afro-American Slave Revolts in the Making of the Modern World

$17.95
| £14.53 | €17.24 | Ca$24.14 | Au$24.50
by Eugene D. Genovese
What is this?DRM-EPUB by download  |  $17.95
What is this?DRM-PDF by download  |  $17.95
add to wish list
From Rebellion to Revolution: Afro-American Slave Revolts in the Making of the Modern World by Eugene D. Genovese

In perhaps his most provocative book Eugene Genovese examines the slave revolts of the New World and places them in the context of modern world history. By studying the conditions that favored these revolts and the history of slave guerrilla warfare throughout the western hemisphere, he connects the ideology of the revolts to that of the great revolutionary movements of the late eighteenth century.

Genovese argues compellingly that the slave revolts of the New World shaped the democratic character of contemporary European struggles just as forcefully as European struggles influenced New World rebellion. The revolts, however, had a different purpose before as well as after the era of the French Revolution. Before, their goals were restoration of African-type village communities and local autonomy; after, they merged with larger national and international revolutionary movements and had profound effect on the shaping of modern world politics.

Toussaint L'Ouverture's brilliant leadership of the successful slave revolt in Saint-Dominique constitutes, for Genovese, a turning point in the history of slave revolts, and, indeed, in the history of the human spirit. By claiming for his enslaved brothers and sisters the same right to human dignity that the French bourgeoisie claimed for itself, Toussiant began the process by which slave uprisings changed from secessionist rebellions to revolutionary demands for liberty, equality, and justice.

Those who have taken issue with Genovesse before will find little in From Rebellion to Revolution to change their minds. The book is sure to be widely read, hotly debated, and a major influence on the way future historians view slavery.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.


SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 870176

Ebook Details
Pages: 200
Size: 7.9 MB
Publisher: LSU Press
Date published:   1992
ISBN: 9780807148136 (DRM-EPUB)
9780807148129 (DRM-PDF)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following category:

Nonfiction > History > United States > State & Local > South

This author has products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > History > United States > Civil War
Nonfiction > Social Science > Ethnic Studies > African American Studies
Nonfiction > Social Science > Slavery
Nonfiction > History > United States > State & Local > South
Nonfiction > History > United States > Colonial Period
Nonfiction > History > United States > 19th Century
Nonfiction > Mathematics

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

12/10/2016
© 2016 Lybrary.com