Showing posts with label The Bois Caiman Event of Agustu 14. Show all posts
Showing posts with label The Bois Caiman Event of Agustu 14. Show all posts

Saturday, August 15, 2015

The Significance of the Bois Caiman Event of August 14, 1791: Freedom from Below and the Politics of God in the Haitian Revolution

In celebration of the general revolt that took place in the historic night of August 14, 1791, in Bois Caimain in Northern Haiti, less than 15 miles from the city of Cap-haitian, Dr. Celucien Joseph discusses the importance and role of religion in the unfolding events leading to the Haitian Revolution in 1804. Click on the link below to listen or watch: