The Kingdom of This World - Part Four: III, The Surveyors and IV, Agnus Dei Summary & Analysis

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Part Four: III, The Surveyors and IV, Agnus Dei Summary

In The Surveyors, French-speaking surveyors come and begin measuring out the land, despite the protests of Ti Noël and the other people living in the area. All Ti Noël gets for his protests is a beating with a measuring stick. The author compares the surveyors to insects, spreading over the land and completing their systematic measurements. The lighter-skinned mulattoes on the island are directing the operation, having formed an upper class. Farm work is mandatory, at the punishment of a whip and under the control of the ruling mulattoes.

Ti Noël thinks of Henri Christophe, who could not have imagine this turn of fate, but all that's left of him is his finger, preserved in a bottle of brandy. Queen Marie-Louise has ordered her...

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