War, Empire And Slavery, 1770-1830

Hardcover | October 15, 2010

EditorJane Rendall, Nicholas Guyatt, Richard Bessel

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The imperial warfare of the period 1770-1830, including the American wars of independence and the Napoleonic wars, affected every continent. Covering southern India, the Caribbean, North and South America, and southern Africa, this volume explores the impact of revolutionary wars and how people's identities were shaped by their experiences.

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The imperial warfare of the period 1770-1830, including the American wars of independence and the Napoleonic wars, affected every continent. Covering southern India, the Caribbean, North and South America, and southern Africa, this volume explores the impact of revolutionary wars and how people's identities were shaped by their experie...

RICHARD BESSEL is Professor of Twentieth Century History at the University of York, UK. Previously he taught at the Open University and has held visiting chairs at the Universities of Bielefeld and Freiburg. His most recent books are Germany 1945: From War to Peace, and (ed. With Claudia Haake), Removing Peoples: Forced Removal in the...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:October 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230229891

ISBN - 13:9780230229891

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Table of Contents

Maps and Illustrations
Series Foreword
Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
List of Abbreviations
Introduction: War, Empire and Slavery, 1770–1830; R.Bessel, N.Guyatt&J.Rendall
PART I: A WORLD IN UPHEAVAL
The 'Revolutionary Age' in the Wider World, c. 1790–1830; C.A.Bayly
The Revolutionary Abolitionists of Haiti; L.Dubois
Race and Slavery in the Making of Arab France, 1802–1815; I.Coller
The Making of Warriors: The Militarization of the Rio de la Plata, 1806–1807; A.Rabinovich
PART II: FREEDOM AND CAPTIVITY
The French Conspiracy: Paranoia and Opportunism on the Eve of Independence in Buenos Aires; L.L.Johnson
Armed with Swords and Ostrich Feathers: Militarism and Cultural Revolution in the Cape Slave Uprising of 1808; N.Worden
Jacques-Pierre Brissot and the Fate of Atlantic Antislavery during the Age of Revolutionary Wars; M-J.Rossignol
Borderlands of Empire, Borderlands of Race; J.Winch
PART III: IDENTITY AND DIFFERENCE
The French Revolutionary Wars in the Spanish American Imagination, 1810–1830; R.Earle
Old Subjects, New Subjects, and Non-Subjects: Silences and Subjecthood in Late Eighteenth-Century Grenada; C.Anderson
The Russian Empire: Military Encounters and National Identity; J.Hartley
War, Empire, and the 'Other': Iranian-European Encounters in the 'Napoleonic' Era'; J.de Groot
Patriotism, Painting and the Portuguese Empire during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars; F.Vlachou
Index