Atlantic freedoms | Curio

Atlantic freedoms

23 mins | May 28, 2017

Why Haiti should be at the centre of the age of revolution. Laurent Dubois is a specialist in the history and culture of the Atlantic world, with a focus on the Caribbean and particularly Haiti. In Aeon magazine, he sheds light on the conquest of Haiti and the enslavement of the people there, arguing that Haiti, and not the US or France, was where the assertion of human rights reached its defining climax in the Age of Revolution.

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