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The Mode of Training Blood Hounds in St. Domingo

Engraving called The Mode of training Blood Hounds in St. Domingo

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This image reveals grotesque mistreatment of blacks even during training exercises. Here a French cavalryman (chasseur) plans to use someone as a live prey for hunting dogs.

This source is a part of the The Napoleonic Experience teaching module.

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"The Mode of Training Blood Hounds in St. Domingo," in World History Commons, https://worldhistorycommons.org/mode-training-blood-hounds-st-domingo [accessed January 17, 2022]