Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of History and Archaeology
Vive 1804! : The Haitian Revolution and the revolutionary generation of 1946
Date of Publication
Essay addresses among other issues, the significance of the year 1804 to the Haitian radicals in 1946, through careful explorations of the emergence of various ideological strains of radical nationalism in Haiti during the 1946 movement and the role the Haitian Revolution played in the political rhetoric of various radicals. The essay draws heavily on the Haitian press of 1946, a large and under exploited source. Special attention is given to the traditional power structure. Along the way, the essay offers several correctives to the complicated and often misunderstood narrative of this important period in modern Haitian history.....