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THE AMISTAD REBELLION: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Rigorous account of a slave-ship rebellion that altered American and African societies.In The Slave Ship (2007), Rediker (History/Univ. of Pittsburgh) provided a macro view of the ugly business of transporting slaves. Here, he examines what happened on one ship, the Amistad. The 1839 rebellion on the Amistad was one of the few successful uprisings while a slave ship was under sail. The story ... Read full review

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