The Amistad Rebellion

Author: Marcus Rediker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101601051
Size: 56.14 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 7346
Download Read Online
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.

The Amistad Rebellion

Author: Marcus Rediker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 014312398X
Size: 15.74 MB
Format: PDF
View: 6028
Download Read Online
A scholarly account of the nineteenth-century slave ship rebellion presented from the perspectives of the slaves discusses their fight for freedom within the context of the chain of resistance spanning the earliest slave revolts through the ...

The Amistad Rebellion

Author: Marcus Rediker
Publisher: Viking Books
ISBN: 9781781682500
Size: 76.63 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 3762
Download Read Online
The successful Amistad rebellion changed the very nature of the struggle against slavery. As a handful of Africans steered a course to freedom, they opened a way for millions to follow. This stunning book honours their achievement.

The Slave Ship

Author: Marcus Rediker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440620849
Size: 31.44 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 543
Download Read Online
Drawing on thirty years of research in maritime archives, court records, diaries, and firsthand accounts, The Slave Ship is riveting and sobering in its revelations, reconstructing in chilling detail a world nearly lost to history: the ...

Outlaws Of The Atlantic

Author: Marcus Rediker
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807033103
Size: 67.49 MB
Format: PDF
View: 1110
Download Read Online
And by casting these rebels by sea as cosmopolitan workers of the world, he reminds us that to understand the rise of capitalism, globalization, and the formation of race and class, we must look to the sea. From the Hardcover edition.

Legacy Of The Lash

Author: Zachary R. Morgan
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253014298
Size: 43.96 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 6952
Download Read Online
Focusing on non-elite, mostly black enlisted men and the oppressive labor regimes under which they struggled, the book is an examination of the four-day Revolta da Chibata (Revolt of the Lash) of November 1910, during which nearly half of ...

Mutiny On The Amistad

Author: Howard Jones
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190281324
Size: 58.88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 7728
Download Read Online
This book is the first full-scale treatment of the only instance in history in which African blacks, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home.

Chocolate Islands

Author: Catherine Higgs
Publisher: Ohio University Press
ISBN: 0821444220
Size: 42.67 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 7254
Download Read Online
In Chocolate Islands: Cocoa, Slavery, and Colonial Africa, Catherine Higgs traces the early-twentieth-century journey of the Englishman Joseph Burtt to the Portuguese colony of São Tomé and Príncipe—the chocolate islands—through ...

The Autobiography Of An African Princess

Author: F. Massaquoi
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137102500
Size: 76.53 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 4251
Download Read Online
This critical edition of Princess Fatima Massaquoi's memoirs begins with her birth in southern Sierra Leone, continues through her childhood in Liberia, moves on to Hamburg, Germany, where she lived and experienced the rise of the Nazi ...

Characters Of Blood

Author: Celeste-Marie Bernier
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813933250
Size: 12.51 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 3547
Download Read Online
In Characters of Blood, Celeste-Marie Bernier illuminates the ways in which six iconic men and women—Toussaint Louverture, Nathaniel Turner, Sengbe Pieh, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, and Harriet Tubman—challenged the dominant ...