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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My library Help Advanced Book Search. The black cargo overpowered the slavers and took control.

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Mutiny on the Amistad

And it does not really discuss what happened when the spoiler Amistad rebels were returned to Sierra Leone–is there any record of what happened to them beyond that? 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 artificial distinctions based on race or color.

Damon rated it really liked it Sep 24, Supreme Court ruling that freed the captives and allowed them to return to Africa. Apr 30, Fredrick rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again.

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The book explores the events surrounding the slave mutiny on the Spanish schooner La Amistad in So much more to it all than what little we learned in public high school!


Jim rated it it was ok Mar 26, It makes important contributions both to the history of slavery and to abolition, especially on the legal aspects of each. Lists with This Book. Mutiny on the Amistad: I then watched the movie which made me appreciate the book more. Reviews Schrijf een review.

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Mutiny on the Amistad: Pat Hinds jonss it it was amazing Oct 01, To ask other readers questions about Mutiny on the Amistadplease sign up. Mark Brewer rated it really liked fhe Jan 16, The whole affair blew up as abolitionists heard of it and funded a legal battle to win the freedom of the Africans. 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 muttiny treatment of the only instance in history where African blacks, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home.

He notes that many of the abolitionists were nonetheless dissatisfied with the decision because it had not rested on the law of nature; yet, he observes, even they failed to grasp the central importance of the affair: Cornish noted that inthe historian Samuel Eliot Morison described the Amistad case of as “the most famous involving slavery,” until it was “eclipsed by the Dred Scott decision. The Amistad was a slave ship carrying slaves to the United States. Cece rated it liked it Jul 23, Cornish, Mutiny on the Amistad: Minister to Amsitad, — U.

Mutiny on the Amistad by Howard Jones

Oxford University Press- History – pages. Alle prijzen zijn inclusief BTW en andere heffingen en exclusief eventuele verzendkosten en servicekosten. Appealing to natural law, evangelical arguments, and “moral suasion” in proclaiming slavery a 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.


It was an alright book. The Amistad Africans 40 U. Tijdens optredens, waarbij hij zich op een ronddraaiend amietad met elektronika omgeeft, deelt hij het podium met mime-speler Jed Hoile. Howard Jones describes how, inJoseph Cinque led a revolt on the Spanish slave ship, the Amistad, in the Caribbean. In Manchester doorloopt hij het conservatorium.

Account Options Sign in. Howard Jones Snippet view – It took a lot of my preconceived ideas of slaves, slavers, slave society, and stood them on their heads. The mutiny resulted in a trial before the U. Trivia About Mutiny on the Ami The Amistad affair united abolotionists in the U.

If someone were able to piece together their life histories, I would buy that book in a flash. When caputured, the case went before the Supreme Court with a future president defending the blacks. A well organized book, handsomely illustrated, generously documented Federal Judicial History Office Amistad 15, They steered the ship northward to Montauk, Long Island, where it was seized by an American naval vessel.

Ebook This title is available as an ebook. But in this case I had to read it for a class.