History B 356
Liberty, Equality, and Property (slides)

Property, Slavery, and Power

Background Reading
Censer and Hunt, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, pp. 115-129.

Discussion: Equality and Property

Dubois and Garrigus, eds., Slave Revolution in the Caribbean, pp. 63-70, 84-85, 120-128, 133-144.

Le Chapelier Law on workers
, on-line.

Jacques Roux, Manifesto of the Enragés (1793), on-line.

Babeuf, Manifesto of Equals, selections on-line

Further Reading
Laurent Dubois, Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution (2004).

Laurent Dubois, A Colony of Citizens: Revolution and Slave Emancipation in the French Caribbean (2004).

David B. Gaspar and David P. Geggus, eds., A Turbulent Time: The French Revolution and the Greater Caribbean (1997).

David Geggus, "Racial Equality, Slavery, and Colonial Secession during the Constituent Assembly," American Historical Review 94 (Dec. 1989).

C.L.R. James, The Black Jacobins (1938; 1980).

Jeremy Popkin, Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Insurrection (2007).

Jeremy Popkin, You Shall All be Free (2010).

Michel-Rolph Trouillot, "An Unthinkable History: The Haitian Revolution as a Non-event," in his Silencing the Past: Power and the Production of History (1995).

British slave trade
British Parliament and the Slave Trade, 1600-1807 (remember that the slave trade was international, hence this material is more relevant to the French case than it may initially appear)

Toussaint Louverture
Toussaint Louverture Project

staircase, House of Slaves (Dakar, Senegal)
Slave Trade Archives (UNESCO, Memory of the World Project)