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The Black Jacobins

Cyril Lionel Robert James also knows as C. L. R. James was an Afro-Trinidadian historical writer who was captivated in interpreting histories specially Haitian’s and Haiti revolution happened in the last decade of the eighteenth century up to the early nineteenth century.  Thus, he wrote the book ‘The Black Jacobins’ in 1938. The book entailed factual accounts of the said chronicle and included his interpretations of the events.  Fascinated by the topic of Marxism, James sensationalized the working class movement of the Blacks in the French colonized Haiti which then occupied most episodes of the Black working class revolution.  Just to note, Haiti was Saint-Dominique then or San Domingo.  It was only after the revolt that it became Haiti. One…