Haitian Revolution

The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo revolution - C.L.R. James

Painting by January Suchodolski of Haitian Revolution

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.

Haitian inspiration: On the bicentenary of Haiti’s independence

First published in Radical Philosophy this short essay by Peter Hallward explores the power and meaning of the Haitian Revolution for us now.