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The Black Jacobins

Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution

C. L. R. James

A classic and impassioned account of the first revolution in the Third World.This powerful, intensely dramatic book is the definitive account of the Haitian Revolution of 1794-1803, a revolution that began in the wake of the Bastille but became the model for the Third World liberation movements from Africa to Cuba. It is the story of the French col...
Publish Date
October 23
First Published in 1938
Goodreads rating
Mar 22, 2011
The Black Jacobins by C.L.R. James (the story of Toussaint L'Ouverture and the Haitian revolution) is my favorite leadership book ever and one of the great stories in human history (in fact, I should probably write a blog post about it).      source