The Amistad Rebellion

The Amistad Rebellion

An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom

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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 Civil Rights era.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2012
ISBN: 9780670025046
0670025046
Branch Call Number: 326.097 RED 2012
Characteristics: 288 p

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bookfanatic1979 Apr 16, 2013

Rediker offers a very, very thorough look at the political and social events leading up to and following the Amistad rebellion. I made it through the first two chapters (background on Cinque and the rest of the slaves, and the actual story of the rebellion) but lost interest when the book reached the political arena. A good read, just beyond my ken.

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