The Black Jacobins demonstrated that uneven and combined development meant that the enslaved labourers of Saint Domingue, suffering under the “concentrated oppressions” of slavery, were soon to be “hospitable to the boldest conclusions of revolutionary thought” radiating from the Jacobins in revolutionary Paris. View Test Prep - the-black-jacobins-studyguide.pdf from ECON 1B at University of California, Davis. In Making The Black Jacobins, Rachel Douglas traces the genesis, transformation, and afterlives of James's landmark work across the decades from the 1930s on. The Black Jacobins, an historical account of the San Domingo Revolution of 1791-1803 and its interrelation with the French Revolution in 1789, is above all a narrative of liberation that documents the revolutionary potential of proletarian masses. The Black Jacobins is a pioneering work in studying the revolution in Haiti (Saint Domingue) in depth -- the origin, development, and culmination of the first and only successful slave revolt in history.
The Black Jacobins Study Guide The Black Jacobins by James, C.L.R. James, detailing the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1803. In Making The Black Jacobins, Rachel Douglas traces the genesis, transformation, and afterlives of James's landmark work across the decades from the 1930s on.
Review of “The Black Jacobins” by CLR James June 2, 2012 in Africa , Book Review , Capitalism , Latin America , Racism , Resistance , Slavery , Winning I recently finished this fascinating book by C.L.R. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All This was the first time the political independence of Blacks was taken rather than given, as was the case with the decolonization following the Second World War.