Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution

27m Β· June 12, 2020

Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution

Join Marlene Daut in conversation with History Today Editor, Paul Lay, as they discuss the background of the Haitian Revolution, Toussaint Louverture, and the revolution's legacies.Marlene has written an article for the June issue of History Today on 'The Wrongful Death of Toussaint Louverture', which is also available to listen to as an audio long read on our podcast.Buy a copy of the June issue from our website, or read it via the History Today app, available on Google Play and the App Store.Marlene L. Daut is Professor of African Diaspora Studies at the University of Virginia and author of Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World (Liverpool University Press, 2015).Image: Toussaint Louverture fighting the French in Saint-Domingue, 19th-century engraving Β© Getty Images. See

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