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Modernity Disavowed

Haiti and the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revolution (A John Hope Franklin Center Book)

by Sibylle Fischer

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • Slavery & emancipation,
  • History - General History,
  • Dominican Republic,
  • History,
  • Slave insurrections,
  • History: World,
  • Haiti,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - General,
  • Caribbean Studies,
  • Latin American Studies,
  • Postcolonial Studies,
  • Cuba,
  • Blacks,
  • Literature and the revolution,
  • Revolution, 1791-1804

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9637494M
    ISBN 100822332523
    ISBN 109780822332527

    The a John Hope Franklin Center Book book series by multiple authors includes books Modernity Disavowed: Haiti and the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revolution (A John Hope Franklin Center Book), Colored Amazons: Crime, Violence, and Black Women in the City of Brotherly Love, , The Last 'Darky': Bert Williams, Black-on-Black Minstrelsy, and the African Diaspora (A John Hope. It is ironic that, just as the fad of cultural studies appears to be sinking under the weight of its obtuse verbal obscurantism, a book appears that does much to vindicate the special insights that this approach originally promised. In this case, it is also on a topic of major contemporary importance: Haiti's seemingly endless struggle for social, economic, and political stability years.

    Divided into three sections concerning Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti, Modernity Disavowed focuses particularly on Spanish Caribbean literature but it has interesting things to say about Author: David Geggus. Modernity Disavowed: Haiti and the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revolution. Durham: Duke University Press, Print. In the “Introduction” to her book, Fischer interrogates the “silence” surrounding the Haitian Revolution as it was widely censored from official discourses, even from the presses of Cuba just a short.

      Sibylle Fischer’s book, Modernity Disavowed, is for the long distances. At eleven years after its publication in , it is still a force in the field, shaping discussions, and inspiring articles, books and dissertations. It is not a historical monograph per se. Instead, it is an intellectual work that draws from literature, history.   Buy Modernity Disavowed by Sibylle Fischer from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Sibylle Fischer.


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Haiti itself, Modernity Disavowed shows that the achievement of abolishing slavery actually unhinged the Haitian experience from the bourgeois revolutions that are remembered and heralded. Its crowning abolitionist achievement had to be denied, often by subsuming revolution under the heading of barbarism or of imperial intrigue.

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This annotation was written in reference to my paper on Sansay's Secret History, as yet, still untitled. See my prospectus here.

Fischer, Sibylle. “Introduction.” Modernity Disavowed: Haiti and the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revolution. Durham: Duke University Press, Print. In the “Introduction” to her book, Fischer interrogates the “silence” surrounding.Bryce Wood Award of the Latin American Studies Association for Outstanding book on Latin America in the Humanities and Social Sciences for Modernity Disavowed: Haiti and the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revolution; Katherine Singer Kovacs Award from the Modern Language Association for Outstanding book on Iberian and Latin American literatures and cultures for Modernity .