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TULA – The Revolt

History


by
Jeroen Leinders (Author) and Brian Doyle (Translator)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 200 pages

File size: 290 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Tula ? The Revolt is a true story and is based on historical facts and the film of the same name. Curacao 1795, Tula, a slave on the Kenepa plantation on Curacao, is convinced that God made all human beings equal and finds it more and more difficult to ignore the inequality and injustice facing his people. Stirred by news from abroad that the French have abolished slavery on neighbouring Haiti and that the New Dutch Republic is now under French rule, he sets out to improve the position of his fellow slaves on Curacao. But the colonial powers on the island are unable to comprehend his efforts at peaceful resistance and respond with aggression. Inspired, nonetheless, he manages to unite his people in an unequal struggle for freedom, equality and fraternity.

Tula ? The Revolt is a true story and is based on historical facts and the film of the same name. Curacao 1795, Tula, a slave on the Kenepa plantation on Curacao, is convinced that God made all human beings equal and finds it more and more difficult to ignore the inequality and injustice facing his people. Stirred by news from abroad that the French have abolished slavery on neighbouring Haiti and that the New Dutch Republic is now under French rule, he sets out… (more)

Tula ? The Revolt is a true story and is based on historical facts and the film of the same name. Curacao 1795, Tula, a slave on the Kenepa plantation on Curacao, is convinced that God made all human beings equal and finds it more and more difficult to ignore the inequality and injustice facing his people. Stirred by news from abroad that the French have abolished slavery on neighbouring Haiti and that the New Dutch Republic is now under French rule, he sets out to improve the position of his fellow slaves on Curacao. But the colonial powers on the island are unable to comprehend his efforts at peaceful resistance and respond with aggression. Inspired, nonetheless, he manages to unite his people in an unequal struggle for freedom, equality and fraternity.

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