36 min

Haiti’s Revolution The LRB Podcast

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Pooja Bhatia talks to Thomas Jones about the Haitian revolution of 1791, the world-historical debut of the movement for Black liberation. They discuss the early insurrections, the leadership of Toussaint Louverture and his complicated legacy, the post-revolutionary land reforms and their traces in modern Haiti’s mango industry, and how Bhatia managed to get an interview with former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide after his return from exile.
Find more by Pooja Bhatia on Haiti in the LRB here: https://lrb.me/haitirevolutionpod
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Pooja Bhatia talks to Thomas Jones about the Haitian revolution of 1791, the world-historical debut of the movement for Black liberation. They discuss the early insurrections, the leadership of Toussaint Louverture and his complicated legacy, the post-revolutionary land reforms and their traces in modern Haiti’s mango industry, and how Bhatia managed to get an interview with former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide after his return from exile.
Find more by Pooja Bhatia on Haiti in the LRB here: https://lrb.me/haitirevolutionpod
Subscribe to the LRB from just £1 per issue: https://mylrb.co.uk/podcast20b
 
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