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Anti-Imperialist U reviews Gerald Horne’s Confronting Black Jacobins

Confronting Black Jacobins: The U.S., the Haitian Revolution, and the Origins of the Dominican Republic

Confronting Black Jacobins: The United States, the Haitian Revolution, and the Origins of the Dominican Republic
424 pp, $29 pbk, ISBN: 9781583675625
By Gerald Horne

Reviewed by Hugo Turner

“The Haitian Revolution, which ran from 1791-1804 was one of the most important events in modern history. It was the first successful anti-slavery revolution…. I dealt with this glorious moment in human history in my ‘Revolution in Haiti,and’ based on C.L.R James’s classic The Black Jacobins…. Now I will deal with the part the Haitian revolution played in not only ending slavery on the island but throughout the america,s relying on yet another masterpiece from Gerald Horne, Confronting Black Jacobins, which is both a sequel to The Counter-Revolution of 1776 and a companion to his excellent Negro Comrades of the Crown…”

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