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.

The Amistad Rebellion

Author: Marcus Rediker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 014312398X
Size: 19.89 MB
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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: 39.96 MB
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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: 55.14 MB
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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 ...

Black Mutiny

Author: William A. Owens
Publisher: Black Classic Press
ISBN: 9781574780048
Size: 45.54 MB
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Relates the story of the 1839 revolt of Mendi slaves aboard the schooner "Amistad," telling how President John Quincy Adams sided with the slaves to win their freedom and passage home Originally published in 1953, Black Mutiny remains one ...

Chocolate Islands

Author: Catherine Higgs
Publisher: Ohio University Press
ISBN: 0821444220
Size: 48.97 MB
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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 ...

Outlaws Of The Atlantic

Author: Marcus Rediker
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807033103
Size: 30.36 MB
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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.

Characters Of Blood

Author: Celeste-Marie Bernier
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813933250
Size: 55.51 MB
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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 ...

Slavery At Sea

Author: Sowande M Mustakeem
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252098994
Size: 71.60 MB
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Most times left solely within the confine of plantation narratives, slavery was far from a land-based phenomenon. This book reveals for the first time how it took critical shape at sea.

Villains Of All Nations

Author: Marcus Rediker
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781844670086
Size: 37.20 MB
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Marcus Rediker presents a vivid social history of Atlantic piracy, focusing on its 'golden age' from 1716 to 1726 and emphasizing how common seamen who turned pirate built for themselves a multicultural, democratic and egalitarian society.