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Mutiny on the Amistad; the saga of a slave revolt and its impact on American I picked up Howard Jones’ Mutiny on the Amistad from the remainder table of my. Mutiny on the Amistad has ratings and 11 reviews. Howard Jones describes how, in , fifty-three of the captives led by Joseph Cinque revolted in the. Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy by Howard Jones. Author(s): Payne, Cedric .

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Du Bois, and Brent Hayes Edwards. The Spanish government was involved, pleading the cause of its citizens that were accused of illegally trading slaves.

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It furthers the University’s objective of hiward in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. In this well-crafted narrative Jones has fleshed out what was heretofore a footnote in the history of the American antislavery movement. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Mark Brewer rated it really liked it Jan 16, If someone were able to piece together their life histories, I would buy that book in a flash.

InJoseph Cinque led other blacks in a revolt on the Spanish slave ship Amistad in the Caribbean.

It reports on every and I mean EVERY twist and turn, every opinion, ever What is good about this book is that it lays out a little known until they turned it into a movie event amistqd US history, which is the only time enslaved African took over a slaving vessel, won their freedom, and were able to return home. My non-lawyer brother called several days later and told me that he was reading it, and it made him feel like he was right there in the courtroom as aimstad happened.


The abolitionists, led by Lewis Tappan, Joshua Leavitt, and others, argued that equal justice was the central issue in the case. Account Options Sign in.

Supreme court ruling that freed the captivces and allowed them to return to Africa. Reviews Schrijf een review. Yeah, I learned hoeard lot from reading this book. A good book on the history of African Americans.

Oxford University Press- History – pages. Jul 14, Susan rated it liked it.

In this book, Howard Jones shows how the abolotionist argument put the “laws of nature” on trial in the U. Howard Jones Limited preview – Non-fiction books about American slavery La Amistad books Books adapted into films.

I, personally, wanted to know more of the bloody details of the revolt, and the personalities behind the slave rebellion on the Amistad. Frank Mclynn Wagons West 14, The abolitionists, led by Lewis Tappan, Joshua Leavitt and others argued that equal justice was the central issue in the case. Mutiny on the Amistad: Bridgette rated it it was amazing Mar 22, But in this case I had to read it for a class.

That is missing from this book, but what the book does, it does well enough to be more than worth a read. From inside the book. Return to Book Page. Samenvatting Published for the first time in the UK to coincide with Thhe Spielberg’s forthcoming movie Amistad, Mutiny on the Amistad presents the first full-scale treatment of the only instance in history where African blacks, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home.

Gav rated it it was amazing Jan 26, Its really good i wanted to read this book because i had watch the movie so i wanted to read the book and its good so far. Gratis verzending vanaf 20 euro 30 dagen bedenktijd en gratis retourneren Ophalen bij een bol.

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The mutiny resulted in a trial before the U. Du Bois, and Paul Finkelman.

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Jones woont als belasting-balling in Dublin, omdat hij weigert mee te betalen aan de aanschaf van kruisraketten en het martelen van dieren. Apr 30, Fredrick rated it really liked it. Other editions – View all Mutiny on the Amistad: Joseph Cinque, the leader of the mutineers, should have been more fully realized as a historical person–he may have been fascinating and magnetic, but the book barely describes him.

Du Bois, and John K.

Mutiny on the Amistad

From the Revolution to the Present. Sonny Bates The Creole Affair 11, The Amistad Africans 40 U. This book is mutin first full-scale treatment of the only instance in history in which African uones, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home. I think if I had chosen to read it myself it would have been more interesting.

When caputured, the case went before the Supreme Court with a future president defending the blacks. The whole affair blew up as abolitionists heard of it and funded a legal battle to win the freedom of the Africans. Deborah Bellamy rated it it was amazing May 11, The most important thing I got from reading this book was something like a two-sided coin: The Amistad affair united Lewis Tappan and other abolitionists who put the law of nature’ on trial in the United States by their refusal to accept a legal system that claimed to dispense justice while permitting artificial distinctions based on race or colour.