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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Trivia About Mutiny on the Ami Cece rated it liked it Jul howad, InJoseph Cinque led other blacks in a revolt on the Spanish slave ship, Amistad, in the Caribbean. Levertijd We doen er alles aan om dit artikel op tijd te bezorgen.

This should be mandatory reading on all history courses. It reports on every and I mean EVERY twist and turn, every opinion, every document filed, every public opinion voiced, every lawyer or politician who qmistad involved, every judge who made a minor or major decision that shifted anything.

Supreme Court ruling that freed the captives and allowed them to return to Africa. Return to Book Page. Ryan rated it it was ok Oct 05, Bekijk de hele lijst. The amisrad thing that this book was hardly about was the Africans.

However, the mutiny and mutineers are only involved when some legal plea or other involves them. Frank Mclynn Wagons West 14, In this book, Howard Jones shows how the abolitionists’ argument put the “laws of nature” on trial in the U. Jul 02, Frederick rated it it was amazing. Reviews Schrijf een review. Maltz Slavery and the Supreme Court, 59, Damon rated it really liked it Sep 24, That is when the legal proceedings started, as different crews of ships tried to claim the ship and its cargo as their own.


Ambassador to the Netherlands, — Jones vividly captures the compelling drama that climaxed in a U.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The seizure of the ship by an American naval vessel near Montauk, Long Island, the arrest of the Africans in Connecticut, and the Spanish protest against the violation of their property rights created an international controversy.

Het is echter in een enkel geval mogelijk dat door omstandigheden de bezorging jpnes is.

Deborah Bellamy rated it it was amazing May 11, A very good book. Du Bois, and Lawrence Bobo. Liefhebbers van Howard Jones bekeken ook. Joseph Cinque, the leader of the mutineers, should have been more fully realized as a historical person–he may have been fascinating and magnetic, but the book barely describes him.

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It was an alright book. This book completely changed my view American history related to slavery. Bezorgopties We bieden verschillende opties aan voor het bezorgen of ophalen van je bestelling. Du Bois, and Saidya Hartman.


The mutiny resulted in a trial before the U. The great deficiency in this book is the voice of the Africans. Toon meer Toon jojes.

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The themes are well delieated and the hoaard is easily readable. Howard Jones Snippet view – A good book on the history of African Americans. Mutiny on the Amistad: Howard Jones Limited preview – The Amistad affair united Lewis Tappan and other abolitionists who put the “laws of nature” on trial in the United Mtiny by their refusal to accept a legal system that claimed to dispense justice while permitting artificial distinctions based on race or color.

I recommend it highly. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It took a lot of my preconceived ideas of slaves, slavers, slave society, and stood them on their heads.

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The film Amistaddirected by Steven Spielbergis based on this book, including the Supreme Court case. The political and legal landscape was fraught with difficulty for such an argument, though. Minister to Prussia, — U. Du Bois, and John K. My library Help Advanced Book Search.