Professor David Geggus received his Ph.D. in 1979 from York University, England, M.A.s from the Universities of London and Oxford (1972, 1976), and his B.A. from Oxford University in 1971. He joined University of Florida Department of History in 1983 after holding research positions at the Universities of Southampton and Oxford. He has published five books, including Slavery, War and Revolution (Oxford, 1982) and Haitian Revolutionary Studies (Bloomington, 2002), and more than a hundred academic articles. He teaches courses on Caribbean history and slavery in the Atlantic world. He has been awarded fellowships from the French Government, The British Academy, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, National Humanities Center, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, Social Science Research Council, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the John Carter Brown Library.

Copyright by David Geggus, April 2013.

Acknowledgements.  I am grateful to the following for permission to reproduce the images indicated:
John Carter Brown Library: figures 1-7
Jacques de Cauna: figure 11
Musée d’Aquitaine, Bordeaux: figure 9

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