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Haiti: Americas

Advantage may, indeed, be taken of their present ignorance; glittering and permanent rewards may be promised to their valour; they may be inspired with contemptuous notions of the blacks whom they are going to subdue; and it may not be till successive armies, the flowers of the French chivalry, are swallowed up and lost without […]

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Haiti: Europe

To have Hegel not only reading Haitian events but drawing precise philosophical conclusions from them is not an easy proposition, since he said nothing about them until 1830, the year before his death, when he commended the Haitians for having created a real, legal state and a Christian one at that. Anders Stephanson, “The Philosopher’s […]

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