Faculty Book: Susan Buck-Morss
Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History
(University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009)
In this path-breaking work, Susan Buck-Morss draws new connections between history, inequality, social conflict, and human emancipation. Winner of the Frantz Fanon Book Award, Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History offers a fundamental reinterpretation of Hegel’s master-slave dialectic by linking it to the Haitian Revolution. Examining the startling connections between the two, the author challenges us to widen the boundaries of our historical imagination. Susan Buck-Morss is a distinguished professor of political science at the Graduate Center.
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Submitted on: FEB 8, 2009