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La Nuit. Les Marges de manoeuvre des esclaves

Abstract : My book, To be a slave in Réunion island. Modernity testing Slavery, was written to both commemorate the 170th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in France, as well as to fight against oblivion, so that the «places of memory» connect to abolition and slavery would never become « places of amnesia ». My book focuses on slavery and its encounter with Modernity hailing from the Enlightenment, a reflexion born and matured under the action of enslaved men resistance. By examining the paradoxical imaginary of the Night, the last chapter of my book exposes the tiny flexibility in the life and action of slaves
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Jean-François Géraud. La Nuit. Les Marges de manoeuvre des esclaves. Carnets de Recherches de l'océan Indien, Université de La Réunion, 2018, Varia. ⟨hal-02474939⟩



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