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Avengers of the New World

The Story of the Haitian Revolution

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PAPERBACK

$30.50 • £24.95 • €27.50

ISBN 9780674018266

Publication Date: 10/31/2005

Academic Trade

384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

19 halftones, 2 maps

Belknap Press

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Laurent Dubois is Marcello Lotti Professor of Romance Studies and History at Duke University.

Awards & Accolades

  • Runner-Up, Adult Nonfiction Category, 2005 Society of Midland Authors Book Awards
  • A Christian Science Monitor Noteworthy Book of 2004
  • A Los Angeles Times Best Nonfiction Book of 2004
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