Slavery and the French Revolutionists 1788-1805

Author: Keller, Frances
Cordaro, Philip
Year:1988
Pages:220
ISBN:0-88946-637-8
978-0-88946-637-1
Price:179.95
The first translation and publication of a 1925 doctoral dissertation written for the University of Paris by a 67-year-old Black American expatriate woman who had been born a slave. Her study of the French revolutionists' view of slavery is crucial to understanding the growth of human rights.

Reviews

"An important historical curiosity." - Choice

". . . an excellent study on the relations between the eighteenth-century revolutionists of Paris and the inhabitants of Santo Domingo." - The North Carolina Historical Review