The Amistad Rebellion

Author: Marcus Rediker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101601051
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As a handful of self-emancipated Africans steered their own course to freedom, they opened a way for millions to follow. This stunning book honors their achievement.

Mutiny And Maritime Radicalism In The Age Of Revolution

Author: Niklas Frykman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107689325
Size: 67.87 MB
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In jail they built an alliance with American abolitionists and fought a long and
ultimately successful legal battle to avert return to slavery in Cuba. Nineteen
months after the revolt, they won their formal freedom before the United States
Supreme Court and, eight months later, their repatriation to their native Sierra
Leone. It was a major victory in the worldwide struggle against slavery.1 The
Amistad rebellion was part of a massive Atlantic wave of resistance to slavery
during the 1830s.

Das Sklavenschiff

Author: Barry Unsworth
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3105604391
Size: 25.10 MB
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Barry Unsworth ist mit dem ›Sklavenschiff‹ ein großer Roman gelungen, den die englische Kritik mit den berühmten Geschichten von Joseph Conrad verglichen hat.

Handbuch Geschichte Der Sklaverei

Author: Michael Zeuske
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110278812
Size: 77.24 MB
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Die Geschichte der Sklaverei wird in diesem Handbuch erstmalig in globalgeschichtlicher Perspektive systematisch dargestellt.

The Empire Of Necessity

Author: Greg Grandin
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 1429943173
Size: 17.89 MB
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There are many memoirs of emancipated slaves, and specific events such as the
Amistad rebellion and the 1835 Bahia uprising in Brazil produced significant
documentary evidence. But the quantity of information pales in comparison with
the scale of slavery. See Taylor, p. 139. For the Amistad, see Marcus Rediker's
magisterial new history, The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery
and Freedom, New York: Viking, 2012. For examples of memoirs, see Olaudah
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Fingerhut Sommer

Author: Ben Aaronovitch
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423427256
Size: 31.92 MB
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Der fünfte Band: Schwarzer Humor trifft auf schwarze Magie Obwohl sich Police Constable Peter Grant schon unwohl fühlt, wenn er Londons Skyline auch nur ein paar Kilometer weit hinter sich lässt, wird er jetzt in die tiefste Provinz ...