Goldthree Interviews Gaffield on Haiti and the Atlantic World | @AAIHS

At AAIHS, Reena Goldthree interviews Julia Gaffield on her new book Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World: "Reena Goldthree (RG): Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World chronicles how Haitian officials constructed diplomatic, commercial, and military ties with foreign governments and merchants in the early nineteenth century. Your book joins a remarkably rich body of scholarship … Continue reading Goldthree Interviews Gaffield on Haiti and the Atlantic World | @AAIHS

BOOK: Gaffield on Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World

Julia Gaffield, Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World: Recognition after Revolution. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2015. via UNC Press: 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 … Continue reading BOOK: Gaffield on Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World