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Liberty, Fraternity, ExileHaiti and Jamaica after Emancipation$
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Matthew J. Smith

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9781469617978

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617978.001.0001

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Through Colonial Eyes

Through Colonial Eyes

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(p.282) Fourteen Through Colonial Eyes
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Liberty, Fraternity, Exile
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Matthew J. Smith

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617978.003.0014

The heightened attention paid to Haiti by imperial powers—and their frequent denigration of the republic—sparked the interest of contemporary Jamaican writers, journalists, and travelers to Haiti. This chapter focuses on their views and prescriptions for both countries, which differed in important ways from the views of European and North American travelers. Haitian intellectuals, such as the celebrated lawyer and writer Anténor Firmin, championed their own ideas for Haitian progress. Firmin went further than his peers by challenging his military rivals for state power.

Keywords:   Haiti, imperial powers, Jamaica, intellectuals, Anténor Firmin, state power

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