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Slave mutiny; the revolt on the schooner Amistad.

William A. Owens

Slave mutiny; the revolt on the schooner Amistad.

by William A. Owens

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Published by J. Day Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amistad (Schooner)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE447 .O9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312 p.
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6115747M
    LC Control Number52014035
    OCLC/WorldCa1439775

    Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy by Howard recommended. In July , a group of Africans that had been illegally imported into Cuba used violence to take over the Amistad while it was transporting them from Havana to Puerto Príncipe.   Black Mutiny is a well-written, highly interesting account of the events surrounding the Amistad. It is an excellent companion piece to Spielburg's movie, AMISTAD (this is the book on which the movie was based). The reader should be cautioned, however, that this book /5(3).

      Around a.m. on July 2, , Joseph Cinqué led a slave mutiny on board the Spanish schooner Amistad some 20 miles off northern Cuba. Recounts the causes, events, and aftermath of the mutiny of African slaves aboard the schooner Amistad enroute to the Americas in Pages:

    Amistad () The Amistad revolt In January , 53 African natives were kidnapped from eastern Africa and sold into the Spanish slave trade. They were then placed aboard a Spanish slave ship bound for Havana, Cuba. Jones, Howard, The Mutiny on the Amistad:The Saga of a Slave Revolt and its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy (Oxford Univ. Press, ). Jurmain, Suzanne, "Freedom's Sons: The True Story of the Amistad Mutiny," ().


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Slave mutiny; the revolt on the schooner Amistad by William A. Owens Download PDF EPUB FB2

Originally published inBlack Mutiny remains one of the most detailed accounts of the Amistad revolt. Inunder the leadership of Cinque, the enslaved Mendi aboard the schooner Amistad killed the ship's captain and took control of the vessel in a valiant attempt to regain their by: 3. Slave Mutiny: The Revolt on the Schooner Amistad Hardcover – January 1, by William A.

Owens (Author)Author: William A. Owens. Written as a novel in by William A. Owens, this is one historian's view of the Amistad mutiny. Based on U.S. government documents, court records, official and personal correspondence, diaries, and newspaper accounts, it tells the true story of 53 illegally enslaved Africans who revolted /5.

Slave mutiny; the revolt on the schooner Amistad. Author/Creator: Owens, William A., Publication: New York, J. Day Co. [] Format/Description: Book pages illustrations 21 cm Subjects: Amistad (Schooner) Mutiny -- United States. Slave trade -- United States.

Local subjects: Kemble collection. Local notes. First edition. Comprises a dramatic retelling of the Amistad narrative, based on factual events of the mutiny and trial.

People: Owens, William A., Historical Era: to the Present. Subjects: Mutiny Slavery African American History Amistad Slave Trade Law Slave Rebellion Global History and Civics Foreign Affairs.

Sub Era. Black mutiny: the revolt on the schooner Amistad. Black Mutiny is the historical retelling of one of our nation's most dramatic national crises. It is one among many historical sources used in the development of the new motion picture AMISTAD. Written as a novel in by Wiliam A.

Owens, this is one historian's view of the Amistad mutiny.4/5(2). InJoseph 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 jailed in Connecticut and the Spaniards claiming violoation of their porperty rights. keyword(s): slave revolts, slavery, u. s., nautical history, ship mutinies, black history.

You can look for a new and/or eBook copy of this book at Our New and eBook site. Title: BLACK MUTINY: THE REVOLT ON THE SCHOONER AMISTAD. Mutiny on the Amistad slave ship. Early in the morning, Africans on the Cuban schooner Amistad rise up against their captors, killing two crewmembers and seizing control of the ship, which had been transporting them to a life of slavery on a.

Buy Black Mutiny: The Revolt On the Schooner Amistad by Owens, William A. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). From the Back Cover.

Originally published inBlack Mutiny remains one of the most detailed accounts of the Amistad revolt. Inunder the leadership of Cinque, the enslaved Mendi aboard the schooner Amistad killed the ship's captain and took control of /5(17).

Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy is a history of a notable slave mutiny of and its aftermath, written by professor Howard Jones.

The book explores the events surrounding the slave mutiny on the Spanish schooner La Amistad in The ship was taken into United States custody off the south coast of Long Island, Genre: Non-fiction.

La Amistad (pronounced  [la ˈtað] ; Spanish for Friendship) was a 19th-century two- masted schooner, owned by a Spaniard living in Cuba.

It became renowned in July for a slave revolt by Mende captives, who had been captured by Portuguese slave hunters in Sierra Leone (in violation of all extant treaties) and brought to plan: schooner. Slave Mutiny on the Amistad Around a.m. on July 2,Joseph Cinqué led a slave mutiny on board the Spanish schooner Amistad some 20 miles off northern Cuba.

The revolt set off a remarkable series of events and became the basis of a court case that ultimately reached the U.S. Supreme : Historynet Staff. The Amistad Mutiny occurred on the Spanish schooner La Amistad on July 2, The incident began In February when Portuguese slave hunters illegally seized 53 Africans in Sierra Leone, a British colony, whom they intended to sell in the Spanish colony of Cuba.

Book Description: Set inthis is the true story of a revolt on the Spanish slave ship "Amistad", whose cargo of 53 Africans rebelled against their captors. Captured off the coast of Connecticut when their desperate attempt to sail home failed, the Africans are forced to stand trial for the murder of the crew that had held them prisoner.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Owens, William A., Slave mutiny; the revolt on the schooner Amistad. New York, J. Day Co. 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.

InJoseph 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.

Amistad mutiny Amistad mutiny, (July 2, ), slave rebellion that took place on the slave ship Amistad near the coast of Cuba and had important political and legal repercussions in. Relates the story of the revolt of Mendi slaves aboard the schooner "Amistad," telling how President John Quincy Adams sided with the slaves to win their freedom and passage home.

On July 2,Joseph Cinqué led fifty-two fellow captive Africans, recently abducted from the British protectorate of Sierra Leone by Portuguese slave traders, in a revolt aboard the Spanish schooner Amistad.

The ship’s navigator, who was spared in order to direct the ship back to western Africa, managed, instead, to steer it northward.Black Mutiny: The Revolt on the Schooner Amistad, by William A.

Owens (Plume). Set inthis is the true story of a revolt on the Spanish slave ship "Amistad", whose cargo of 53 Africans rebelled against their captors.Catalog Mutiny on the Amistad:» Book» Mutiny on the Amistad: the saga of a slave revolt and its impact on American abolition, law, and diplomacy (Book) Author: Jones, Howard, Published: New York: Oxford University Press, Format: Book.

Physical Desc: ix, pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, map, portraits.