Between Empires

Matthew J. Smith

in Liberty, Fraternity, Exile

Published by University of North Carolina Press

Published in print October 2014 | ISBN: 9781469617978
Published online May 2015 | e-ISBN: 9781469617992
Between Empires

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This chapter examines the migration of Haitians to Jamaica against the backdrop of the social and political challenges that each country faced. It also considers the role of British diplomacy and public opinion in Jamaica's economic and social downturn and Soulouque's brutal rule through the texts of diplomats and travelers.

Keywords: Haitians; migration; Jamaica; Haiti; British diplomacy; public opinion

Chapter.  8595 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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