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Office Address
University of Florida tel: (352) 392-6543
Department of History email: dgeggus@ufl.edu
POB 117320 fax: (352) 392-6927
Gainesville, Florida 32611

Current Position:  Professor, Department of History


            University of York, England,  History,  D.Phil. 1979
            Oxford University, England,  Modern History,  M.A. 1976
            London University, England,  Modern History,  M.A. 1972 (with distinction)
            Oxford University, England,  Modern History,  B.A. 1971

Fellowships, Prizes, etc.

            Nathan I. Huggins Lectures, Harvard University (2016)
             Choice “Outstanding Academic Title” award for The Haitian Revolution: A Documentary History
            Long-term Research Fellowship, John Carter Brown Library (2012)
            Waldo W. Neikirk Term Professorship, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, 2010-11
            Mellon Senior Research Fellowship, John Carter Brown Library (2003)
            National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship (2000)
            Elsa Goveia Memorial lecturer, University of the West Indies, Jamaica (1999)
            Social Science Research Council Fellowship (1992)
            National Humanities Center Fellowship (1989)
            National Humanities Center Fellowship (1986) (unused)
            Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars Fellowship (1986)
            J.S. Guggenheim Foundation Research Fellowship (1984)
            Fellowship of the Royal Historical Society (1982)
            The British Academy ‘Thank-Offering to Britain’ Research Fellowship (1980)
            Roger Brew Memorial Prize for Latin American History, St. Anthony’s College,
                 Oxford, and Cambridge University Press (1980)
            Leverhulme Overseas Award (1975)
            French Government Scholarship (1974)

Academic Appointments

            Professor, University of Florida, 1993-present
            Associate Professor, University of Florida, 1985-93
            Assistant Professor, University of Florida, 1983-85
            Hartley Research Fellow, Southampton University, 1980-82
            Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford, 1976-80

Other Appointments

  Temporary consultancy, BBC Television, ‘Chronicle’ programme, 1979
  Research consultancy, Institut de Sauvegarde du Patrimoine National, Haiti, 1979
Professional Service: Publications:

Books: Sole Author

The Haitian Revolution: A Documentary History.
Cambridge: Hackett, 2014.  xxxviii + 212 pp. Choice “Outstanding Academic Title” 
Haitian Revolutionary Studies.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002. xii + 384 pp.

Slavery, War and Revolution: The British Occupation of Saint Domingue, 1793-1798.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. xii + 492 pp.
Book: Editor
The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World.
Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2001.  xix + 261 pp.  Author of introduction and epilogue.
Books: Co-Editor
With N. Fiering, The World of the Haitian Revolution.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press,
2009. xviii + 420 pp.

With D.B. Gaspar, A Turbulent Time: The French Revolution and the Greater Caribbean
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997. xiii + 262 pp. Paperback edition 2003. Co-author of introduction.
Microfiche Collection
The French Revolution Research Collection and Videodisk: Section 11:2, Colonies.
Witney: Micrographix, 1993.  20,000 pages of documents on microfiche with an accompanying booklet containing an interpretive essay.


        The Changing Faces of Toussaint Louverture: Literary and Pictorial Depictions. Providence: John Carter Brown Library. 
        http://www.brown.edu/Facilities/John_Carter_Brown_Library/exhibitions/toussaint/index.html.  c.11,500 words

Saint Domingue. Oxford Bibliographies in Atlantic History. Oxford University Press, 2018.
http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199730414.  7,000 words

        “Race, Property, and Atrocity in the Early Haitian Revolution: the Fond d’Icaque Rising.”
         In William Beezley, ed., The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History. 
Oxford University Press, 2018.
http://latinamericanhistory.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199366439.001.0001/acrefore-9780199366439-e-361.  9,000 words.

  •  International Repercussions of the Haitian Revolution. Elsa Goveia Memorial Lecture, 1999. Kingston: University of the West Indies, 2000.  22 pp.
  • The French Revolution Research Collection:  War and the Colonies/Les Archives de la Révolution Française: La Guerre et les Colonies. Witney: Micrographix, 1993.  co-edited with Jean-Paul Bertaud, Georges Miraval. 97 pp.
  • The Caribbean Collections at the University of Florida: A Brief Description. Gainesville: University of Florida Libraries, 1985. 27 pp.  Revised, online ed., 2009: http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/dgeggus/CbnCollectionsGuide.html#_edn1 
  • Slave Resistance Studies and the Saint Domingue Slave Revolt: Some Preliminary Considerations. Miami: Florida International University, Occasional Papers Series, Latin American and Caribbean Center, 1983. 31 pp. (2nd impression, 1983. 36 pp.). http://digitalcommons.fiu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1002&context=laccops  
  • Contributions to Books
  •  “Jean-Baptiste Belley” (11,000 words) forthcoming in Always in the Minority, ed. Josep Fradera, et al.
  • “The Haitian Revolution and Slavery.”  In David Eltis, Stanley Engerman, Seymour Drescher, eds., Cambridge World History of Slavery, vol. 4. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.  pp. 321-343 
  • Saint Domingue, le Marronnage, et la Révolution haïtienne.” In Sociétés marronnes des Amériques. Mémoires, patrimoines, identités et histoire XVIIe au XXe siècles, ed. Jean Moomou. Matoury (Guyane): Ibis Rouge, 2015. pp. 127-138.
  •  Le soulèvement de 1791: prolongement du marronnage ou conséquence de la Révolution française?" In André Calmont, Pierre Jorès Mérat, eds., Haïti, entre permanences et ruptures: Une géographie du territoire. Matoury (Guyane): Ibis Rouge, 2015
  • The Louisiana Purchase and the Haitian Revolution.”  In The Haitian Revolution and the Early U.S.: Histories, Textualities, Geographies, ed. Elizabeth Dillon, Michael Drexler. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. pp. 178-202.   
  • “Haiti’s Declaration of Independence.” In The Haitian Declaration of Independence in an Atlantic Context, ed. Julia Gaffield. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016. pp. 25-41.
  • La revolución de Saint Domingue.” Trans. Linda Rupert. In Entre Mediterráneo y Atlántico: circulaciones, conexiones y miradas, 1756-1867, ed. Antonino de Francesco, Luigi Mascilli Migliorini, Raffaele Nocera. Santiago de Chile: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2014. pp. 225-241.
  • The Slaves and Free People of Color of Cap Français." In The Black Urban Atlantic in the Age of the Slave Tradeed. Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra, Matt Childs, James Sidbury. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. pp. 101-121. 
  • Saint Domingue und die Haitianische Revolution im Atlantischen Kontext.” Trans. Stefanie Schrader. In Heinrich von Kleists Novella "Die Verlobung von St. Domingo": Literatur und Politik im globalen Kontext um 1800, ed. Reinhard Blänkner. Würzburg: Verlag Könighausen & Neumann, 2013. pp. 21-35.
  • La declaración de independencia de Haití. Trans. Erika Pani. In Las declaraciones de independencia. Los textos fundamentales de las independencias americanas, ed. Alfredo Ávila, Jordana Dym, Erika Pani (Mexico City: Colegio de Mexico, 2013). pp. 121-131. 
  • Saint Domingue on the Eve of Revolution.”  Revised anthologized version in Alyssa Sepinwall, ed., Haitian History: New Perspectives. New York: Routledge, 2012.  pp. 72-88.
  • Rights, Resistance, and Emancipation. In Self-Evident Truths? Human Rights and the Enlightenment, ed. Kate E. Tunstall. New York: Continuum, 2012. pp. 157-167.
  • The Haitian Revolution,” in General History of the Caribbean, vol. 4, The Long Nineteenth Century: Nineteenth-Century Transformations, ed. K. O. Laurence. Paris/London: Unesco/Macmillan, 2011.  pp. 12-34.
  • Slave Rebellion During the Age of Revolution.” In Curaçao in the Age of Revolutions, 1795-1800, ed. Wim Klooster, Gert Oostindie. Leiden, KITLV press, 2011.  pp. 23-56.
  • The Haitian Revolution in Atlantic Perspective.” In The Atlantic World c.1450-c.1820, ed. Nicholas Canny, Philip Morgan, Oxford Handbooks series, Oxford University Press, 2011, 533-549.
  • Slave Resistance and Emancipation: the Case of Saint Domingue." In Seymour Drescher, Pieter C. Emmer, eds., Who Abolished Slavery? Slave Revolts and Abolitionism: A Conversation with João Pedro Marques. New York: Berghahn Books, 2010. pp. 132-140.
  • The Caribbean in the Age of Revolution.” In David Armitage, Sanjay Subramanyam, eds., The Age of Revolution in Global Context, c.1760-1840. New York: Palgrave, 2010. pp. 83-100, 240-246, 279-280.
  • Saint Domingue on the Eve of Revolution.” In The World of the Haitian Revolution, ed. D. Geggus, N. Fiering. pp. 3-20.
  • Print Culture and the Haitian Revolution: the Written and the Spoken Word.” In Liberty, Egalité, Independencia: Print Culture and Enlightenment, and Revolution in the Americas, 1776-1838. Worcester, American Antiquarian Society, 2007. pp. 79-96.
  • “Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution.”  In Profiles of Revolutionaries in Atlantic History, 1750-1850. Ed. R. William Weisberger. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007. pp. 115-135.
  • “The Sounds and Echoes of  Freedom: the Impact of the Haitian Revolution in Latin America.” In Beyond Slavery: the Multifaceted Legacy of Africans in Latin America. Ed. Darién Davis. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006. pp. 19-36.
  • “Slavery and Emancipation in the French Caribbean: Recent Scholarship.” In Beyond Fragmentation: New Directions in Caribbean Scholarship. Ed. Juanita de Barros, Audra Diptee, David Trotman. Princeton: Markus Wiener, 2006. pp. 3-34.
  • “Toussaint Louverture: avant et après le soulèvement de 1791.” In  Mémoire de révolution d'esclaves à Saint-Domingue. Ed. Franklin Midi.  Montréal, CIDHICA, 2006, 1st ed., pp. 112-129; 2nd revised ed. (2007). pp. 112-132.  Republication forthcoming in Franklin Midi, ed. Toussaint Louverture.
  • “Racial equality, slavery, and colonial secession, during the Constituent Assembly.” Reprinted in The Atlantic Slave Trade, vol. IV, Nineteenth Century. Ed. Jeremy Black. London: Ashgate,  2006. pp. 27-46.
  • “The French Slave Trade: An Overview.” Reprinted in The Atlantic Slave Trade, vol. II, Seventeenth Century. Ed. Jeremy Black. London: Ashgate, 2006. pp. 101-120.
  • “Moreau de Saint-Méry et la Révolution de Saint-Domingue.” In Moreau de Saint-Méry, ou les ambiguïtés d’un créole des Lumières. Ed. Dominique Taffin. Martinique: Société des amis des archives, 2006. pp. 129-135.
  • “The Arming of Slaves during the Haitian Revolution.” In The Arming of Slaves in World History. Ed. P. Morgan, C. Brown. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006. pp. 209-232.
  • “From His Most Catholic Majesty to the godless republic: the volte-face of Toussaint Louverture and the ending of slavery in Saint Domingue.” Reprinted in Toussaint Louverture et l’indépendance d’Haïti. Ed. Jacques de Cauna. Paris: Karthala, 2004. Pp. 137-156.
  • “French Imperialism and the Lousiana Purchase.”  In The Louisiana Purchase and its Peoples: Perspectives from the New Orleans Conference. Ed. Paul Hoffman. Lafayette: University of Louisiana, 2004. pp. 25-34, 269-273. 
  • “L’expédition Leclerc et l’opinion anglo-américaine.” In 1802 en Guadeloupe et à Saint-Domingue: Réalités et Mémoire. Ed. Gérard Lafleur. Gourbeyre: Société d’histoire de la Guadeloupe, 2003. pp. 119-126.
  • “L’indépendance d’Haïti et l’opinion britannique.” In Le rétablissement de l’esclavage: ruptures et continuités de la politique coloniale française. Ed. Yves Bénot, Marcel Dorigny (Paris: Maisonneuve et  Larose, 2003), pp. 149-159.
  •  “The Influence of the Haitian Revolution on Blacks in Latin America and the Caribbean.” In Blacks, Coloureds and National Identity in Nineteenth-Century Latin America. Ed. Nancy Naro. London: Institute of Latin American Studies, 2003. pp. 38-59.
  • “Indigo and Slavery in Saint Domingue.” Reprinted in Slavery Without Sugar, ed. Verene Shepherd. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2002. pp. 19-35.
  • “Toussaint Louverture et l’abolition de l’esclavage à Saint-Domingue.” In Les abolitions dans les Amériques, actes du colloque organisé par les Archives départementales de la Martinique 8-9 décembre 1998. Ed. Liliane Chauleau. Fort de France: Société des Amis des Archives et de la recherche sur le patrimoine culturel des Antilles. 2001. pp. 109-116.
  •  “The Caradeux and Colonial Memory.” In The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World,  ed. D. Geggus. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2001. pp. 231-46.
  • “La traite des esclaves aux Antilles françaises à la fin du 18me siècle: quelques aspects du marché local.” In Négoce, Ports et Océans, XVIe-Xxe siècles. Mélanges offerts à Paul Butel.  Ed. Silvia Marzagalli, Hubert Bonin. Bordeaux: Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux, 2000.  pp. 235-45.
  • “La cérémonie du Bois Caïman.” In L’Insurrection des esclaves de Saint-Domingue (22-23 août 1791), ed. Laënnec Hurbon. Paris: Karthala, 2000. pp. 149-67.
  • “Une Famille de La Rochelle et ses plantations de Saint-Domingue.” In France in the New World: Proceedings of the 22nd Meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society. Ed. D. Buisseret. East Lansing: Michigan State Unversity Press, 1998.  pp. 119-36.
  • “The Enigma of Jamaica in the 1790s: New Light on the Causes of Slave Rebellions.” Reprinted in European and Non-European Societies, 1450-1800: Religion, Class, Gender, Race, ed. Robert Forster. 2 vols. London: Ashgate, 1997.  pp. 655-80.
  • “Toussaint Louverture and the Slaves of the Bréda Plantations.” Reprinted in Plantation Societies in the Age of European Expansion, 1450-1800, ed. Judy Bieber. London: Ashgate, 1997.  pp. 266-84.
  • “Slave Resistance in the Spanish Caribbean in the mid-1790s.” In  A Turbulent Time: The French Revolution and the Greater Caribbean, ed. D.B. Gaspar, D. Geggus. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.  pp. 131-55.
  • “Slavery, War, and Revolution in the Greater Caribbean, 1789-1815.” In  A Turbulent Time: The French Revolution and the Greater Caribbean, ed. D.B. Gaspar, D. Geggus. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997. pp. 1-50.  Excerpt reprinted in Slavery, ed. Seymour Drescher, Stanley Engerman, Robert Paquette. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. pp. 362-66.
  • “Slave and Free Colored Women in Saint Domingue.” In More Than Chattel: Black Women and Slavery in the Americas, ed. D. C. Hine, D. B. Gaspar. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.  pp. 259-78.
  •  “Sex Ratio, Age and Ethnicity in the Atlantic Slave Trade: Data from French Shipping and Plantation Records.” Reprinted in Slave Trades, 1500-1800: Globalization Of Forced Labour.  Ed.Patrick Manning. London: Variorum, 1996.  pp. 257-78.
  • “The Slaves and Free Coloreds of Martinique during the Age of the French and Haitian Revolutions:  Three Moments of Resistance.” In Parts Beyond the Seas: The Lesser Antilles in the Age of European Expansion, ed. Stanley Engerman, Robert Paquette. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press, 1996.  pp. 300-321.
  • “The Great Powers and the Haitian Revolution.” In Tordesillas y sus consecuencias: La política de las grandes potencias europeas respecto a América Latina (1494-1898), ed. Bernd Schröter, Karin Schüller. Frankfurt: Vervuert / Madrid: Iberoamericana, 1995.  pp. 113-25.
  • “Le soulèvement de 1791 et ses liens avec le marronage et le vaudou.” In La Révolution Française et Haïti: Filiations, Ruptures, Nouvelles Dimensions, ed. Michel Hector. Port au Prince: H. Deschamps, 1995.  pp. 60-70.
  • “The Haitian Revolution:  New Approaches.” In Proceedings of the 19th Meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society, ed. James Pritchard. Providence, R. I., 1993. Cleveland: FCHS, 1994. pp. 141-55.
  • “The Colonies/Les Colonies.” In The French Revolution Research Collection: War and the Colonies, ed. Jean-Paul Bertaud, Georges Miraval, David Geggus. Witney: Micrographix, 1993.  pp. 8-23, 32-50, 87-91.
  • “Sugar and Coffee Cultivation in Saint Domingue and the Shaping of the Slave Labor Force.” In Cultivation and Culture: Labor and the Shaping of Slave Life in the Americas, ed. I. Berlin and P. Morgan. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1993.  pp. 73-98, 318-24.
  • “Marronage, Voodoo, and the Saint Domingue Slave Revolt.” In Proceedings of the 15th Meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society, Martinique/Guadeloupe, 1989,  ed. P. Boucher, P. Galloway. Lanham: University Press of America, 1992.  pp. 22-35.
  • “The Effects of the American Revolution on France and its Empire.” In Jack P. Greene, J. R. Pole, eds., The Blackwell Encyclopedia of the American Revolution.  Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1991. pp. 518-527. Revised version reprinted in J. Greene, J. Pole, eds., A Companion to the American Revolution.  Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 2000. pp. 523-530. [5000 words]
  • “The Major Port Towns of Saint Domingue in the late 18th century.” In Atlantic Port Cities: Economy, Culture and Society, ed. P. Liss, F. Knight. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1991.  pp. 87-116.
  •  “The Demographic Composition of the French Caribbean Slave Trade.” In Proceedings of the 13th and 14th Meetings of the French Colonial Historical Society, Natchez, 1988, ed. P. Boucher. Lanham: University Press of America, 1990. pp. 14-30.
  • El desarollo urbano de Saint Domingue en el siglo XVIII,” transl. Mónica Soria, in Nuevas perspectivas en los estudios sobre historia urbana latinoamericana. Ed. Jorge Hardoy, Richard M. Morse. Buenos Aires: Instituto Internacional de Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo (IIED) América Latina, 1989. pp. 195-222.
  •  “The Haitian Revolution.” In The Modern Caribbean, ed. F. Knight, C. Palmer. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.  pp. 21-50.  Anthologized in H. Beckles, V. Shepherd, eds., Caribbean Slave Society and Economy: A Student Reader. Kingston: Ian Randle, 1991; London: James Currey, 1992, and New York:  The New Press, 1993.  pp. 402-18.
  • “On the Eve of the Haitian Revolution: Slave runaways in Saint Domingue in the year 1790.” In Out of the House of Bondage: Runaways, Resistance and Marronage in Africa and the New World, ed. G. Heuman. London: Frank Cass, 1986.  pp. 112-28.
  • “British intervention in the Saint Domingue revolution.”  In Caribbean Societies Seminar Papers, vol. 2, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London, 1985. pp. 78-85.
  • “Haiti and the Abolitionists: Opinion, Propaganda and International Politics in Britain and France, 1804-1838.” In Abolition and its Aftermath: The Historical Context, 1790-1916, ed. D. Richardson. London: Frank Cass, 1985.  pp. 113-40.
  • “The Anglo-French Conflict in the Caribbean, 1793-1802.” In Conflict, Conspiracy and Propaganda: Britain and Revolutionary France, ed. Colin Jones. Exeter: Exeter  University Press, 1983.  pp. 27-39, 84-85.
  • “British Opinion and the Emergence of Haiti, 1791-1805.” In Slavery and British Society, 1776-1848, ed. J. Walvin. London: Macmillan, 1982.  pp. 123-49, 241-46.
  • Long Articles Short Articles

    “Cap Français and its hinterland in the late eighteenth century,” forthcoming in  Histoire Mondiale de l’Esclavage (Paris: Seuil, 2020), ed. Paulin Ismard.

    “Le soulèvement de 1791: prolongement du marronnage ou conséquence de la Révolution française?" In André Calmont, Pierre Jorès Mérat, eds., Haïti, entre permanences et ruptures: Une géographie du territoire. Martinique: Ibis Rouge, 2015.  pp. 33-34.

    “The Haitian Revolution.” World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book Publishing. 

     Abstract of “Rights, Resistance and Emancipation,” The Philosopher's Index 47:4 (2014).

    Haiti and its Revolution: Four New Books," Radical History Review, 115 (January 2013):  195-202.

    Esclavitud, Europa, Haiti: Entrevista con David Geggus,Guaraguao: Revista de Cultura Latinoamericana (Barcelona) 39 (2012):  65-75.   

    The Haitian Revolution in Comparative Perspective.” U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, website "Creating Freedom in the Americas: The Era of Independence Movements 1776-1826. http://photos.state.gov/libraries/america/475/pdf/Geggus%20-%20The%20Haitian%20Revolution.pdf

    Amérique coloniale française,” “Le droit,” “Toussaint Louverture,” and “La révolte de Saint-Domingue.” In Dictionnaire des esclavages, ed. Olivier Pétré-Grenouilleau (Paris: Larousse, 2010), pp. 91-96, 198-9, 506-8, 531-2.

    “Toussaint Louverture.” In Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture,
    2nd ed., ed. Jay Kinsbruner (New York: Thomson-Gale, 2008). Vol. 4, pp. 279-281.

    La famille de Toussaint Louverture." Généalogie et Histoire de la Caraïbe 174 (octobre 2004): 4318-19.

    “Tousard et Mauduit: note bibliographique.” Généalogie et Histoire de la Caraïbe 171 (juin 2004): 4217.

    “Les débuts de Toussaint Louverture.” Généalogie et Histoire de la Caraïbe 170 (mai 2004): 4173-4174.

    “Haiti.” In Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, ed. Joel Mokyr. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Vol. 2:490-492.

    “Sir Adam Williamson,” “George Walpole,” (co-author) “Alexander Lindsay” (co-author). Articles 29567, 28593, and 16683 in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, ed. Colin Matthew, Brian Harrison.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

    “Bois Caïman,” “Boukman,” “Hyacinthe,” “L’Intervention britannique,” “L’Intervention espagnole,” “Jean Kina.” In Dictionnaire Historique de la Révolution Haïtienne. Ed. Claude Moïse. Montreal: Les Images/CIDIHCA, 2003. pp. 58-59, 64-65, 181-182, 188-192, 194-195.

    “Slavery in the Greater Caribbean,” in Slavery. Ed. Seymour Drescher, Stanley Engerman, Robert Paquette. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. pp. 362-366

    The Caribbean Region: An Overview, "The French Caribbean," "Concubinage: The Caribbean," “The Code Noir,” “The Enlightenment,” “Montesquieu,” and “Toussaint Louverture,” in Macmillan Encyclopedia of World Slavery, ed. Paul Finkelman, Joseph C. Miller.  2 vols.  New York: Macmillan, 1998.  pp. 146-54, 159-63, 204, 215-16, 301-3, 612-13, 897-98.  [11,000 words]

    “The Saint Domingue Revolution,” in  A Historical Guide to World Slavery, ed. Seymour Drescher, Stanley Engerman. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.  pp. 346-49.

    Several genealogical and other notes contributed to Généalogie et Histoire de la Caraïbe (Sept. 1996, Nov. 1996, Apr. 1998)  and Saint Domingue Special Interest Group Newsletter (Oct. 1993, Oct. 1996, Apr. 2003, Jul./Oct. 2006).

    Obituary: “Gabriel Debien (1906-1990),” Hispanic American Historical Review 71 (1991), 140-42.

    “Sex ratio and ethnicity:  a reply to Paul E. Lovejoy,” Journal of African History 30 (1989), 395-97.

    “L.F. Sonthonax” Biographical Dictionary of Modern European Radicals and Socialists, London, Harvester Press, 1988. pp. 254-55.

    “The Braga Bros./Czarnikow - Rionda Collection at the University of Florida,” World Sugar History Newsletter (November 1985), 4-5.

    “The cost of Pitt’s Caribbean campaigns, 1793-98,” The Historical Journal 26 (1983), 699-707.

    “Unexploited sources for the history of the Haitian Revolution,” Latin American Research Review 18 (1983), 95-103.

    “The British Army and the slave revolution.” History Today (July 1982), 35-39. Excerpt anthologized in A Haiti Anthology: Libète, ed. Charles Arthur, Michael Dash (London: LAB, 1999), 38-39.

    “Two British soldiers in revolutionary Saint Domingue: the journals of Lt. Howard and Capt. Colville." Archives antillaises 9 (1979), 3-9.

    “The destruction of the British Army in the West Indies: some further comments.” Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research 61 (1978), 238-240.

    “Saint Domingue and the British Government in 1794: a memoir by Mahé de Cormeré.” Archives antillaises 3 (1975), 27-38.

    “Pélage-Marie Duboys: the anonymous author of the ‘Précis Historique.’” Archives antillaises 3 (1975), 5-10.

    From French, of Jacques de Cauna, “Vestiges of the Built Landscape of Pre-Revolutionary Saint-Domingue," in Geggus & Fiering, World of the Haitian Revolution, 21-48.

    From French, of Yves Benot, "The Insurgents of 1791, their Leaders, and the Concept of Independence," in Geggus & Fiering, World of the Haitian Revolution, 99-110.

    From French, of Jacques Cauna, “The Singularity of the Saint Domingue Revolution: Marronage, Voodoo, and the Color Question,” Plantation Society in the Americas (1996), 321-45.


    Times Literary Supplement
                 A. Métraux, Itinéraires I: carnets de notes et journaux de voyages, 8 Sept. 1978, 997
                 P. Pluchon, Toussaint Louverture:  de l’esclavage au pouvoir, and
                 W. Parkinson, This Gilded African, 5 Dec. 1980, 1381
                 J. Clark, La Rochelle and the Atlantic Economy in the Eighteenth Century, 28 Jan.1983, 89

    Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History
                 H. Klein, The Middle Passage, 8:2 (1980), 141-2
                 R. Buckley, Slaves in Red Coats, 9:2 (1981), 222-3

    The Americas
                D. Nicholls, From Dessalines to Duvalier: race, colour and national independence in Haiti, 37: 3 (1981), 415-16
                R. Stein, Léger-Félicité Sonthonax, (April 1987): 499-500
                S. Fischer, Modernity Disavowed: Haiti fand the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 62: 4 (2006): 700-2.
                T. Rey, The Priest and the Prophetess: 
    Abbé Ouvière, Romaine Rivière, and the Revolutionary Atlantic World.  forthcoming Oct. 2018

                P. Earle, The Sack of Panama, 67 (Oct. 1982), 447
                C. Palmer, Human Cargoes: The British Slave Trade to Spanish America, 1700-39.
                D. Eltis and J. Walvin, The Abolition of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Origins and Effects in Europe, Africa and the Americas
                D. Littlefield, Rice and Slaves: Ethnicity and the Slave Trade in Colonial South Carolina.
                D. Galenson, White Servitude in Colonial America: an Economic Analysis.
                J. Rawley, The Transatlantic Slave Trade, 69 (Oct. 1983), 440-43

    Southeastern Latin Americanist, 29 (Mar. 1986), 35-36
                J. Barbier and A. Kuethe, The North American Role in the Spanish Imperial Economy, 1760-1819.

    Boletín de Estudios Latinoamericanos, June 1986
                C. Foster and A. Valdman, Haiti--Today and Tomorrow.

    Hispanic American Historical Review
                D. Nicholls, Haiti in Caribbean Context: Ethnicity, Economy and Revolt, 66:3 (Aug. 1986), 614-15.
                D. B. Gaspar, Bondmen and Rebels: A Study of Master-Slave Relations in Antigua, 66:4  (Nov. 1986), 791.
                R. Caldwell, The Era of the French Revolution: A Bibliography, 66:4 (Nov. 1986),  789-90.
                R. Stein, The French Sugar Business in the Eighteenth Century, 70:3 (Aug. 1990),  497-98.
                M. Laguerre, Voodoo and Politics in Haiti, 71:2 (May 1991), 385.
                P. Manning, Slavery in Africa, 72:2 (May 1992), 279.
                C. Fick, The Making of Haiti.  73:2 (May 1993), 343.           
                L. Desmangles, The Faces of the Gods, 74:1 (Feb. 1994), 172.
                E. and R. Forster, Sugar and Slavery, Family and Race, 79:4 (Nov. 1999), 755-56

               Wim Klooster, Revolutions in the Atlantic World: A Comparative History, 90:4 (Nov. 2010).

    The Wilson Quarterly, Autumn 1987, 144, and Winter 1987, 140-142
                P. Kolchin, Unfree Labor.
                S. Drescher, Capitalism and Antislavery, (Scholar’s Choice review essay).

    Louisiana History, 29:4 (1988): 389-90
                A. Hunt, Haiti’s Influence on Antebellum America

    Histoire Sociale, no. 45 (Mai 1990), 201-3.
                P. Pluchon, Toussaint Louverture: Un révolutionnaire noir de l’Ancien Régime.

    New West Indian Guide, 69: 1/2 (1995), 200-202
                C. Munford, The Black Ordeal of Slavery and Slave Trading in the French West Indies, 1625-1715.

    New West Indian Guide, 84-1/2 (2010): 165-7
                   Madison Smartt Bell, Toussaint Louverture: A Biography.

    New West Indian Guide87:1-2 (2013): 123-126
                   Robin Blackburn, The American Crucible: Slavery, Emancipation and Human Rights

    New West Indian Guide, 92-1&2 (2018): 30-31
        Philippe Girard. Toussaint Louverture: A Revolutionary Life.

    Medical History 54 (July 2010): 408-9
                   Karol K. Weaver, Medical Revolutionaries: The Enslaved Healers of Eighteenth-Century Saint Domingue

    American Historical Review 114:5 (2009): 1501
                 N. Nesbitt, Universal Emancipation: The Haitian Revolution and the Radical Enlightenment

    American Historical Review
    119:4 (2014): 1317
                Alejandro Gómez. Le spectre de la révolution noire: l’impact de la Révolution haïtienne dans le monde atlantique, 1790-1886

    American Historical Review 122 (April 2017): 554-555
                 Graham T. Nessler, An Islandwide Struggle for Freedom: Revolution, Emancipation, and Reenslavement in Hispaniola, 1789–1809

    Comparativ--Zeitschrift für Globalgeschichte und  vergleichende Gesellschaftsforschung (Leipzig) 21:4 (2011): 135-7.
                    Jane Landers, Atlantic Creoles in the Age of Revolutions.

    Radical History Review, 115 (January 2013):  195-202
                    Review Essay “Haiti and its Revolution: Four New Books”: Laurent Dubois, Haiti: The Aftershocks of History; Jeremy Popkin, You Are All Free: The Haitian Revolution and the Abolition of Slavery;
                    John D. Garrigus, Before Haiti: Race     and Citizenship in French Saint-Domingue; Philippe R. Girard, The Slaves Who Defeated Napoleon: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801-1804.

    Journal of Social History forthcoming
         Paul Cheney,
    Cul de Sac: Patrimony, Capitalism, and Slavery in French Saint-Domingue.

    Research Awards:

  • Drapers’ Company Award, University of London, 1972 (unused)
  • Social Science Research Council (G.B.), Major Award, 1972-74
  • French Government Scholarship, 1974
  • Leverhulme Overseas Award (Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic), 1975
  • Wolfson College, Oxford, research grants, 1977-78
  • University of Southampton, Advanced Studies Committee, research grants, 1980-81
  • The British Academy, “Thank-Offering to Britain” Research Fellowship (France and Spain), 1980-81
  • Social Science Research Council (U.S.) research grant, 1982 (unused)
  • University of Florida, Research Development Award, 1984, 1992; Humanities Scholarship Enhancement Award, 1999
  • J.S. Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, 1984-85
  • National Humanities Center Fellowship, 1986-87 (unused)
  • Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowship, 1986-87
  • National Humanities Center, Mellon Foundation Fellowship, 1989-90
  • Social Science Research Council Fellowship, 1992-93
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 2000-01
  • Mellon Senior Research Fellowship, John Carter Brown Library, 2003, 2005 (declined)
  •  Longterm Fellowship, John Carter Brown Library, 2012
  • Foreign Languages:
    French (fluent); German, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Spanish (functional)
    Teaching Experience:
  •  University of Florida (1983- ):  The Caribbean, Columbus to Castro; Europe, 1763-1848; Western Civilization, Middle Ages to the 18th Century; Colonial Latin America; History of Haiti: Slavery, Revolution, Independence; Introduction to Caribbean History; Caribbean History to 1800; The Modern Caribbean; France in the Caribbean; Slavery in the Americas (graduate seminar); Topics in Caribbean History (graduate seminar); Slavery in the Atlantic World  (undergraduate colloquium); Introduction to Caribbean History; History of Haiti: Slavery, Revolution, and Independence
  • Service (1985-present) on 16 Ph.D. and 26 M.A. committees, 13 as chair or co-chair (University of Florida); 2 thèse de doctorat committees (Université de Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne, Université de Pau); external examiner, (Cambridge University)
  • Participant in Foreign Languages Across the Curriculum initiative
  • Lecturer, Summer Institute for Teachers, June 1992, “Encounters of Cultures: Perspectives on the Columbian Quincentenary,” University of Florida; and Haitian Language and Culture course, July 2003, Florida International University, Miami.
  • Guest lecturer, UNESCO “Route de l’Esclave” project, two high schools, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, December 1997; Lycée B. Juminer, Saint-Laurent du Maroni, French Guiana, November 2013.
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