Iannini, Christopher P, Fatal revolutions , c2012
Fatal revolutions : natural history, West Indian slavery, and the routes of American literature / Christopher P. Iannini.
- Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, c2012.
- Physical Description:
- 296 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
- Reference LibraryF1609.5 .I26 2012 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Subject Terms:
- Natural history -- West Indies.Slavery -- West Indies -- History -- 18th century.West Indies -- History -- 18th century.West Indies -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
- Strange things, occult relations : emblem and narrative in Hans Sloane's Voyage to- Jamaica
- Fatal latitudes : the poetics of West Indian "improvement" in Mark Catesby's Natural history of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands
- "The itinerant man" : Crèvecoeur's Caribbean, Raynal's revolution, and the fate of Atlantic cosmopolitanism
- "All the West-Indian weeds" : William Bartram's Travels and the natural history of the Floridas
- Notes on the state of Virginia, the Haitian Revolution, and the return of epistolarity
- The birds of America and the specter of Caribbean accumulation
- Humboldt's Havana.