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Sweet Liberty: The Final Days of Slavery in Martinique–Now Available

Sweet Liberty: The Final Days of Slavery in Martinique

Rebecca Hartkopf Schloss

312 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 illus.

Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4172-3 | $39.95 | £26.00

A volume in the Early American Studies series

Sweet LibertySweet Liberty offer a history of Martinique and its relationship to metropolitan France during the final years of slavery in the French empire. It argues that an Atlantic-world approach reveals how race, slavery, class, and gender shaped what it meant to be French on both sides of the ocean.

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