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Mutiny on the Amistad : the saga of a slave revolt and its impact on American abolition, law, and diplomacy

Author: Howard Jones
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
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Publisher description: This book is the first full-scale treatment of the only instance in history in which African blacks, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home. In 1839, Joseph Cinque led other blacks in a revolt on the Spanish slave ship, Amistad, in the Caribbean. They steered the ship northward to Montauk, Long Island, where it was seized by an American naval vessel. With the Africans  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Howard, 1940-
Mutiny on the Amistad.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1987
(OCoLC)566032900
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Jones
ISBN: 0195038282 9780195038286 0195038290 9780195038293
OCLC Number: 13455768
Description: ix, 271 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Howard Jones.
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An account of the only instance in history where African blacks, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home. The mutiny resulted in a trial before the U.S. Supreme Court that  Read more...

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