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James examines the brutal conditions of slavery as well as the social and political status of the slave-owners, poor or "small" whites, and "free" blacks and mulattoes leading up to the Revolution. The book explores the dynamics of the Caribbean economy and the European feudal system during the era before the Haitian Revolution, and places each revolution in comparative historical and economic perspective. Toussaint L'Ouverture becomes a central and symbolic character in James's narrative of the Haitian Revolution. His complete embodiment of the revolutionary ideals of the period was, according to James, incomprehensible even to the revolutionary French, who did not seem to grasp the urgency of these ideals in the minds and spirits of a people rising from slavery. L'Ouverture had defiantly asserted that he intended "to cease to live before gratitude dies in my heart, before I cease to be faithful to France and to my duty, before the god of liberty is profaned and sullied by the liberticides, before they can snatch from my hands that sword, those arms, which France confided to me for the defence of its rights and those of humanity, for the triumph of liberty and equality."[1]




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"Wherever the sugar plantation and slavery existed," wrote the famed Trinidadian scholar C.L.R. James, "they imposed a pattern. It is an original pattern, not European, not African, not a part of the American main,...but West Indian, sui generis, with no parallels anywhere else." These lines appear in James's 1963 essay "From Toussaint L'Ouverture to Fidel Castro," which he appended that year to a new edition of The Black Jacobins, his seminal history of the Haitian Revolution first released in 1938. Writing at a time when the British West Indies' attainment of independence, coincident with the triumph of the Cuban Revolution, had prompted many Caribbean politicos and intellectuals to propose that the region's diverse territories confederate into one regional nation, James argued


\"Wherever the sugar plantation and slavery existed,\" wrote the famed Trinidadian scholar C.L.R. James, \"they imposed a pattern. It is an original pattern, not European, not African, not a part of the American main,...but West Indian, sui generis, with no parallels anywhere else.\" These lines appear in James's 1963 essay \"From Toussaint L'Ouverture to Fidel Castro,\" which he appended that year to a new edition of The Black Jacobins, his seminal history of the Haitian Revolution first released in 1938. Writing at a time when the British West Indies' attainment of independence, coincident with the triumph of the Cuban Revolution, had prompted many Caribbean politicos and intellectuals to propose that the region's diverse territories confederate into one regional nation, James argued


Scholars and students of IEL rarely engage with questions of race, racialisation, or the resulting racism. These concepts are absent from standard textbooks and journals of IEL. Omitting racialisation, which seizes IELs role in the ongoing social construction of race, is especially jarring, working to reinforce liberal fallacies (Richardson 2001, p. 75). To IEL scholars, formal equality and anti-discrimination are fundamental (Thomas 1999, p. 2). Yet, this shadow version of equality cohabits neatly with market logic, reducing manifestations of inequality to isolated perversions. The critical views that surface target the usual suspects of poverty, political authoritarianism, or social mobility. In standard discourses on IEL, the triumph of liberalism and, increasingly, neoliberalism is absolute (Issar 2021).


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