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Brandon R. Byrd - 'The Black Republic: African Americans and the Fate of Haiti'

In The Black Republic, Brandon R. Byrd explores the ambivalent attitudes that African American leaders in the post-Civil War era held toward Haiti, the first and only black republic in the Western Hemisphere. Spanning the Reconstruction, post-Reconstruction, and Jim Crow eras, Byrd recovers a crucial and overlooked chapter of African American internationalism and political thought.

Brandon R. Byrd teaches history at Vanderbilt University.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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The Black Republic: African Americans and the Fate of Haiti (America in the Nineteenth Century) Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780812251708
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: University of Pennsylvania Press - November 8th, 2019

In The Black Republic, Brandon R. Byrd explores the ambivalent attitudes that African American leaders in the post-Civil War era held toward Haiti, the first and only black republic in the Western Hemisphere.