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
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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.

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The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom BR20099 5
Volumes by Marcus Rediker Maritime historian uses primary sources to detail the
1839 uprising of captives aboard the Spanish ship the Amistad that led to a
Supreme Court case challenging slavery. Portrays the lives of the individuals
abducted in Africa who controlled the schooner until they were arrested by
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The African American Odyssey

Author: Darlene Clark Hine
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780130977946
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Gabriel's Rebellion: The Virginia Slave Conspiracies of 1800 & 1802. ... There Is
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resist the demands and commands of their masters. Overseers, patrolmen,
volunteer vigilantes, militiamen, and federal troops were marshalled to quell
possible uprisings but none of these measures was ever sufficient to destroy the
Africans' urge toward freedom. The blacks resisted in the barracoons (slave pens
), mutinied aboard the slavers, drowned themselves upon debarkation and,
finally, plotted escape and rebellion against the system on the plantations. In the
final analysis, ...

The African American Odyssey Media Research Update

Author: Darlene Clark Hine
ISBN: 9780131899315
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Slavery Attacked: Southern Slaves and Their Allies, 1619-1865. Baton Rouge, LA
: Louisiana State University Press, 1990. Integrates slave resistance and revolt
with the northern abolitionist movement. Eugene D. Genovese. From Rebellion to
Revolution: Afro-American Slave Revolts in the Making of the Modern World.
Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1979. Places the major
American slave revolts and conspiracies in an Atlantic context. Peter P. Hinks. To
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3.50 (ISBN 0-87164- 022-8). William-F. As They Saw Slavery. Eugene H.
Berwangcr. LC 77- 14984. (Illus). 174p. 1978. text ed. 8.50 (ISBN 0- 88275-624-9
). Krieger. As We Go Marching. John T. Flynn. Pref. by Ronald Radosh. LC 73-
88237. ... U of Pa Pr. Bacon's Rebellion. Sixteen Seventy-Six. Thomas J.
Wertenbaker. 60p. 1980. 1.95« (ISBN 0-81394132- 4). U Pr of Va. Bajo De Sania
Fe. Úrsula M. C.iwgill к G. E. Hutchinson. LC 63-22635. (Illus ) 1963 1.00 (ISBN 0