Exactly how did a tiny half-island full of slaves overpower the lawmakers, generals, and soldiers of France – not to mention the devious brother-in-law of Napoleon? The answer: through the Haitian Revolution. This revolution is unlike any other in the history of the world (for many reasons), and now its story has finally been told in a way that won't put you to sleep. Whether you're 10 years old or 100, the Haitian Revolution will do more than just teach you about politics and war. Its story will inspire you, and it'll give you a glimpse of the kind of country Haiti might have become without Western intervention. It'll also give you WAY more reasons to like history.