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Marcus Rediker - The Amistad Rebellion

Nov 10 2012 6:00 pm
Nov 10 2012 7:00 pm
One of the episodes Rediker covered in his detailed The Slave Ship: A Human History was the 1839 revolt of slaves being transported from Cuba aboard the Amistad. Here he looks more closely at these fifty-three Africans, chronicling events from their perspective as well as placing their uprising within the larger historical picture of abolition and civil rights.
ISBN-13: 9780670025046
Availability: Not currently shipping from publisher – Subject to future availability
Published: Viking Adult, 11/2012

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