index
Page numbers in italics refer to figures.
absences, from the historical record, 3,
13, 15, 218, 229
Acaau, Louis-Jean-Jacques, 181–83
Africans, liberated, 98
Afro-Creole nationalism, 240–41
‘‘Afro-Creole’’ world, 160
Agassiz, Louis, 230
agrarian history, 32
Ahmed, Sara, 28, 92, 220–21
Aizan (lwa), 202
Alexander, M. Jacqui, 30, 224–25, 241–43,
245; Pedagogies of Crossing, 46
Amazons of Salnave, 184
‘‘amelioration,’’ 57, 60
Andrews, George, 162
Anglade, Georges, 177–78
Anthony, Susan B., 255
apprenticeship, 10–11, 53, 56, 59–67
arboreal landscapes, 14–15, 187–94, 197–
201, 206
archives, 11, 85–86, 169. See also absences,
from the historical record; silences, in
the historical record
Ardouin, Beaubrun, 159, 163, 175, 179–80
Aristide, Jean-Bertrand, 203
Arnold, David, 189
arrowroot, 204
Auguste, Rose-Anne, 257–58
Augusto, Geri, 187
Austin-Broos, Diane, 67–68, 96
Baldwin, James, 38–39
Ballantine, Bill: ‘‘Maman Celie’’ (illustra-
tion), 231–33, 232; ‘‘Photo Studio’’ (illus-
tration), 214, 215; ‘‘Voodoo Village,’’ 231
‘‘bass culture,’’ 266–67
Beisel, Nicola, 53, 255
Belisario, Isaac Mendes, 116
Berlant, Lauren, 41–42, 251–52
Berlant, Lauren, and Elizabeth Freeman,
‘‘Queer Nationality,’’ 260
Besson, Jean, 96–97, 191–92, 209
biomedicine, 251
‘‘biopolitics,’’ 26–27
biopower, 247–54, 282 n. 3
Bird, Mark, 159–60, 180
birth control, 247–48, 253–59, 301 n. 11
Birth Control Federation of America,
Negro Project, 255
‘‘black,’’ the, 218–20
‘‘black communism,’’ 183–84
‘‘blackness,’’ 38–39, 134–36, 185–86
Bloch, Marc, 4, 167–69
blues, 263–65
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