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War, Empire and Slavery, 1770-1830 : War, Culture and Society, 1750-1850 - Richard Bessel

War, Empire and Slavery, 1770-1830

War, Culture and Society, 1750-1850

By: Richard Bessel (Editor), Nicholas Guyatt (Editor), Jane Rendall (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 8th September 2010
ISBN: 9780230229891
Number Of Pages: 299

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The imperial warfare of the period 1770-1830, including the American wars of independence and the Napoleonic wars, affected every continent. Covering southern India, the Caribbean, North and South America, and southern Africa, this volume explores the impact of revolutionary wars and how people's identities were shaped by their experiences.

Foreword to the Seriesp. vii
Acknowledgementsp. viii
Notes on Contributorsp. ix
List of Maps and Illustrationsp. xiii
List of Abbreviationsp. xv
Introduction: War, Empire and Slavery, 1770-1830p. 1
A World in Upheaval
The 'Revolutionary Age' in the Wider World, c. 1790-1830p. 21
The Revolutionary Abolitionists of Haitip. 44
Race and Slavery in the Making of Arab France, 1802-15p. 61
The Making of Warriors: The Militarization of the Rio de la Plata, 1806-07p. 81
Freedom and Captivity
The French Conspiracy of 1795: Paranoia and Opportunism on the Eve of Independence in Buenos Airesp. 101
Armed with Swords and Ostrich Feathers: Militarism and Cultural Revolution in the Cape Slave Uprising of 1808p. 121
Jacques-Pierre Brissot and the Fate of Atlantic Antislavery during the Age of Revolutionary Warsp. 139
Borderlands of Empire, Borderlands of Racep. 157
Identity and Difference
The French Revolutionary Wars in the Spanish-American Imagination, 1789-1830p. 179
Old Subjects, New Subjects and Non-Subjects: Silences and Subjecthood in F├ędon's Rebellion, Grenada, 1795-96p. 201
The Russian Empire: Military Encounters and National Identityp. 218
War, Empire and the 'Other': Iranian-European Contacts in the 'Napoleonic' Erap. 235
Patriotism, Painting and the Portuguese Empire during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Warsp. 256
Indexp. 277
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ISBN: 9780230229891
ISBN-10: 0230229891
Series: War, Culture and Society, 1750-1850
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 299
Published: 8th September 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1