Marcus Rediker - The Amistad Rebellion

Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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.
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The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom Cover Image
ISBN: 9780670025046
Availability: Out of Print in This Format
Published: Viking Books - November 8th, 2012

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