Publications

Books

Screen Shot 2015-04-23 at 9.38.45 AMJulia Gaffield, Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World: Recognition after Revolution, (Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2015).
Winner of The Mary Alice and Philip Boucher Book Prize, French Colonial Historical Society, 2016.

Reviewed in:


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Julia Gaffield, editor, The Haitian Declaration of Independence: Creation, Context, and Legacy, (Charlottesville, VA: The University of Virginia Press, 2016).

Reviewed in:

  • Small Axe Salon by Mary-Grace Albanese
  • Journal of Social History by Johnhenry Gonzalez
  • Early American Literature by Anne Eller

Articles and Chapters

“Reading Declarations: Universal Rights, the Local and the Global,” in Understanding and Teaching the Age of Revolutions, Ben Marsh and Mike Rapport, eds., (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, forthcoming).

Julia Gaffield and Philip Kaisary, “‘From freedom’s sun some glimmering rays are shed that cheer the gloomy realms’: Dessalines at Dartmouth, 1804,” Slavery & Abolition 38, no. 1 (2017): 155-177.

“‘Outrages on the laws of nations’: American Merchants and Diplomacy after the Haitian Declaration of Independence,” in The Haitian Declaration of Independence: Creation, Context, and Legacy, Julia Gaffield, ed., (Charlottesville, VA: The University of Virginia Press, 2016).

“The Haitian Declaration of Independence: Recognition, Freedom, and Anti-French Sentiment,” Revolutionary Moments: Reading Revolutionary Texts, Rachel Hammersley, ed., (Bloomsbury Academic, 2015).

Haiti’s Declaration of Independence: Digging for Lost Documents in the Archives of the Atlantic World,” The Appendix, (2014) 2(1).

“‘Liberté, Indépendance’: Haitian Antislavery and National Independence,” in William Mulligan and Maurice Bric, eds.,  A Global History of Anti-Slavery Politics in the Nineteenth-Century, (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013).

Laurent Dubois, Julia Gaffield, and Michel Acacia, “Haiti, Constitutions 1790-1859,” in Horst Dippel, ed., The Rise of Modern Constitutionalism, 1776-1849, (University of Kassel, Germany, 2013).

“Haiti and Jamaica in the re-making of the early nineteenth century Atlantic World,” William and Mary Quarterly, July 2012 69(3): 583-614.

‘Identif[ying] the Island in its new situation’: The struggle for Hayti to overcome St. Domingo,” Riveneuve Continents, Spring 2011 13: 80-86.

Complexities of Imagining Haiti: A Study of National Constitutions, 1801-1807,” Journal of Social History, Fall 2007 41(1): 81-103.

Book Reviews

Review of Diplomacy in Black and White: John Adams, Toussaint Louverture, and Their Atlantic World Alliance. By Ronald Angelo Johnson, Presidential Studies Quarterly 46, no. 2 (2016): 487-488.

Review of The Haitian Revolution: A Documentary History. Edited and Translated, with an Introduction, by David Geggus, Slavery and Abolition, (2016) 37(1): 1-2.

Review of An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti. By Marcus Rainsford, The Americas, (2014) 70(4): 758-759.

Review of Three Ancient Colonies: Caribbean Themes and Variations. by Sidney Wilfred Mintz, Hispanic American Historical Review, (2014) 94(1): 112-114.

Review of Red and Black in Haiti: Radicalism, Conflict, and Political Change, 1934-1957, by Matthew Jordan Smith, Journal of Social History, (2011) 44(4): 1252-1254.

Review of Brother’s Keeper: The United States, Race, and Empire in the British Caribbean, 1937-1962, by Jason C. Parker, Journal of Social History, (2010) 43(3): 1100-1102.

Dictionary and Encyclopedia Entries

“The Haitian Revolution,” Dictionary of American History, Supplement: American in the World, 1776 to the Present, Edward J. Blum, ed., (Charles Scriber’s Sons, forthcoming February 2016).

“Jean-Jacques Dessalines,” Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Franklin W. Knight, eds., (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, forthcoming March 2016).

“Boisrond-Tonnerre, Louis Félix,” Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Franklin W. Knight, eds., (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, forthcoming March 2016).

“Alexandre Sabés Pétion,” Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Franklin W. Knight, eds., (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, forthcoming March 2016).

“The Haitian Revolution,” Oxford Bibliographies Online: Latin American Studies, October 2011. Co-edited with Laurent Dubois.

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