The history of Haiti before the Revolution of 1804
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- Deep Look: The Spanish Conquest
- From: Discover: History
website (n.d.) Columbus' first contact with the Taino
people of Espaniola, and their destruction at the hands of
- The ancient name of Haiti
- A dialog from Bob Corbett's Haiti list. A discussion
of the complex and ambivalent origins of the name for
- African conquistadors
- A dialog from Bob Corbett's Haiti list, February 1999.
Blacks from Spain, including one with Columbus. Research
on African contributions to Americas.
- Contact between the Africans and Indians
- A dialog on Bob Corbett's Haiti list, February 1999.
A thread spun off from above dialog. Were the Caribs
cannibals? African cultural influence on
- The Carib
- A dialog from Bob Corbett's Haiti list, February
1999. A thread spun off from the above
dialog. Flesh-eating Carib Indians. Olmec
stone heads. Afrocentrism.
- The Haitian Revolution Revisited
- Selections from The Black Jacobins, from
Haiti Progress, 16–22 August
2000. First of a series of extracts from C.L.R. James,
The Property chapter on slave
- Pirates and the Founding of
- By Bob Corbett, 21 June 1995. The pirates contributed
very little to the future history of Haiti, but their de
facto rule of the western part of the island strongly
encouraged the French to sue for the cession of that
portion of Hispaniola in 1697.
- List of and questions about old French
- By Perdue and Persinos, 11 November 1996. Notes on the
forts of north central Haiti and the literature.
- Haiti's aid to US in 1779
- Dialog from Bob Corbett's Haiti List, October
1995. Comments on the article, Hayti's Aid in
1779: How Eight Hundred of Her Freedmen Fought for
America, New York Tribune, 6 July