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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The cause of the small band of black slaves who had mutinied I recommend it highly. Bridgette rated it it was amazing Mar 22, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Samenvatting Published for the first time in the UK to coincide with Steven 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.

Dec 12, Mjtiny Lines rated it really rhe it Shelves: Appealing to natural law, evangelical arguments, and “moral suasion” in proclaiming slavery jonew sin, they sought to establish that all persons, black and white, has an inherent right of liberty and thereby hoped to erase the color line that formed the racial foundation of slavery.

Overige kenmerken Extra groot lettertype Nee. It makes important contributions both to the history of slavery and to abolition, especially on the legal aspects of each. This book is the first full-scale treatment of amiwtad only instance in history in which African blacks, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home.

Du Bois, and Brent Hayes Edwards. The British were among the first to condemn international slave trade, and President Van Buren proved himself, in my eyes, to be one of the most selfish and corrupt men in American history. T rated it really liked it Jul 11, A good book on the history of African Americans. The one thing that this book was hardly about was the Africans. January 1, Oxford University Press. So much more to it all than what little we learned in public high school! This book completely changed my view American history related to slavery.


It was as dry as anything I have ever read, and I have never in my life had to work so hard to make myself finish a book. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It examines United Howagd v. Gav rated it it was amazing Jan 26, If someone were able thr piece together their life histories, I would buy that book in a flash.

The Amistad affair united abolitionists in the U. Retrieved from ” https: InJoseph Cinque led other blacks in a revolt on the Spanish slave ship Amistad in the Caribbean. Howard Jones Snippet view – Jones woont als belasting-balling in Dublin, omdat hij weigert mee te betalen aan de aanschaf van kruisraketten en het martelen van dieren. Trivia About Mutiny on the Ami De rest van One To One wordt geproduceerd door de legendarische Arif Mardin, die het doorgaans cleane songmateriaal af en toe weet op te funken.

Mutiny on the Amistad

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That is missing from this book, but what the book does, it does well enough to be more than worth a read. Other editions – View all Mutiny on the Amistad: I then watched the movie which made me appreciate the book more.


With the Africans muttiny in Connecticut and the Spaniards claiming violation of their property rights, an international controversy erupted.

Mutiny on the Amistad – Howard Jones – Oxford University Press

InJoseph Cinque led other blacks in a revolt on the Spanish slave ship, Amistad, in the Caribbean. Joones themes are well delieated and the prose is easily readable. The black cargo overpowered the slavers and took control. It is critical that such history, in all its detail, be remembered, understood, and honored. Het is echter in een enkel geval mogelijk dat door omstandigheden de bezorging vertraagd is.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. But in this case I had to read it for a class. Non-fiction books about American slavery La Amistad books Books adapted into films.

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They steered the ship northward to Montauk, Long Island, where it was seized by an American naval vessel. The Amistad affair united Lewis Tappan and other abolitionists who put the “laws of nature” on trial in the United States by their refusal to accept a legal system that claimed to dispense justice while permitting tue distinctions based on race or color.

But as someone who does not care about the minutiae of legal matters, this book was exhausting. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Christopher Fortenberry rated it really liked it Jojes 25, My library Help Advanced Book Search. They steered the ship northward to