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The Amistad revolt : memory, slavery, and the politics of identity in the United States and Sierra Leone

Author: Iyunolu Folayan Osagie
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study evaluates the relationship between popular art forms, the Amistad Revolt of 1839 and cultural movements, asserting that the Amistad case created a major shift in northern US attitudes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Osagie, Iyunolu Folayan, 1960-
Amistad revolt.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99087625
(OCoLC)43118278
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Iyunolu Folayan Osagie
ISBN: 9780820327259 0820327255
OCLC Number: 656841483
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 180 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ch. 1. The Amistad story in the American context --
ch. 2. Slave revolts and the production of identity --
ch. 3. The Amistad returnees and the Mende Mission --
ch. 4. Sculpting history : African American burdens of memory --
ch. 5. National identity : the dramatic return of memory in Sierra Leone --
ch. 6. Hollywood images, African memories : Spielberg's Amistad and Sierra Leone culture and politics.
Responsibility: Iyunolu Folayan Osagie.

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