Category Archives: French Guiana

Black History Month 2013: France Abolishes Slavery

French Caribbean NewsOne is celebrating February 4 as the 219th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the French Empire. It was on this fateful day that the French National Convention under Jacobin influence took the bold step of becoming … Continue reading

Posted in French Guiana, French West Indies, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Negroes, Race Realism, Race Relations, Racism | 18 Comments

Caribbean Project: Review: The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex

New World Philip D. Curtin’s The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex is a series of essays about the transnational entity that we have described here as “the Golden Circle” or the “South Atlantic System.” Curtin coined the term “South … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Visualizing The Plantation Complex

New World In The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex, Philip D. Curtin describes the geographic spread and extent of the slave plantation: “With the passage of time, the heart of the complex moved westward by way of the … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

New World In Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of New World Slavery, David Brion Davis sets the American South within the international context of the transatlantic slave trade and the rise and fall of other New World slave societies. … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: A Colony of Citizens

Guadeloupe In A Colony of Citizens: Revolution & Slave Emancipation in the French Caribbean, 1787-1804, Laurent DuBois focuses on the French Revolution as it unfolded in the colony of Guadeloupe in the eastern Caribbean. The book shows how free negroes … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Racism, Anti-White, Diversity, France, French Guiana, French West Indies, Guadeloupe, Haiti, History, Martinique, Negroes, Race Realism, Race Relations, Racism, Saint-Domingue, White Supremacy, Whiteness | Tagged , , , | 91 Comments