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Notebook of the Rings of Memory n°17
Color and freedom in the French colonial space


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On the color of black skin in some dictionaries of natural history between the 18th and 19th centuries
Pierre Serna

Pierre Serna is a French historian and specialist in the French Revolution. He is currently a university professor at Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne, and director of the Institute for the History of the French Revolution.

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Owners of color in Guadeloupe
Frederic REGENT

Frédéric Régent is a doctor in history and a lecturer at the University of Paris 1, member of the CPMHE.

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Fortune and categorization of the Color Free in Martinique in the 18th century

Jessica Pierre-Louis has a doctorate in History from the University of the Antilles and Guyana and a member of the Laboratory of Industrial Archaeology, History, Heritage - Geography, Development, Environment of the Caribbean

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The Free People of Color and the Revolutions of Santo Domingo
Bernard GAINOT

Bernard Gainot is Honorary Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, member of the Institute of Modern and Contemporary History (IHMC - UMR) and the Institute of History of the French Revolution (IHRF ).

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“Take off your hat yourself! » The Free People of Color in the Swedish Colony de Saint-Barthélemy (1785-1831)

Fredrik Thomasson is a researcher in History at the university of Uppsala (Sweden). His current research  relates to the Caribbean island of Saint-Barthélemy in the 18th and 19th centuries, particularly during the_cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136_bad5cf58-period sovereignty Swedish on this territory.

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The Free People of Color in Bourbon/La Réunion between the end of the Old Regime and the First Empire
Prosper EVE

Prosper Ève is a contemporary French historian. Originally from Reunion, he has mainly worked on local history, and in particular on slavery in Bourbon, Catholicism in Reunion and the poet Auguste Lacaussade. He teaches history at the University of La Réunion and chairs the International Historical Association of the Indian Ocean.

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The semantics of color through the Empire font
Eric Noel

Érick Noël is Professor of Modern History  at the University of the West Indies, pole of the Martinique, and member of the Laboratoire d'Archéologie_cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136badlle_industrial, History, Heritage - Geography, Development, Environment of the Caribbean

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La Rochelle and its colored people (1777-1793)