Haitian connections in the Atlantic World : recognition after revolution / Julia Gaffield.Material type: TextDescription: xiii, 254 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781469625621; 1469625628.Subject(s): 1804-1844 | Diplomatic relations | Haiti -- Foreign relations -- 1804-1844 | Haiti -- History -- 1804-1844 | Haiti | Haiti | Antilles | Etats-Unis | Europe | HaïtiGenre/Form: History.DDC classification: 972.94/04
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-244) and index.
I put fear in the hearts of those who engage in this trade: French efforts to isolate Haiti in the Atlantic World -- I, leader of a country, treat for my citizens: Haiti and Jamaica after the French defeat -- Legislators of the Antilles: British regulation of trade with Haiti -- Aiming a blow at their very vitals: U.S. interdiction on trade with Haiti -- The "States of Hayti" and the British Empire.
"On January 1, 1804, Haiti shocked the world by declaring independence. Historians have long portrayed Haiti's postrevolutionary period as one during which the international community rejected Haiti's Declaration of Independence and adopted a policy of isolation designed to contain the impact of the world's only successful slave revolution. Julia Gaffield, however, anchors a fresh vision of Haiti's first tentative years of independence to its relationships with other nations and empires and reveals the surprising limits of the country's supposed isolation"--