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Amistad 2

Amistad 2

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- History -- Collected works

  • Edition Notes

    A Vintage book, V-660.

    Statementedited by John A. Williams and Charles F. Harris.
    ContributionsWilliams, John A., Harris, Charles F.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination338 p. ;
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14413208M
    OCLC/WorldCa13036871

    Engraving of the Amistad revolt () July 2 The captive Africans, led by Pieh, revolt around am. Sail from the reconstructed Amistad (Max Bosio) Late August Amistad has several encounters with pilot boats off New York, leading to ru-mors of pirates. August 25 The Amistad anchors off Long Island and a shore party lands to get provi-sions. Northern States (such as New York and Connecticut). At the time of the Amistad incident in , there were millions of slaves in the South, but slavery was illegal in the North, where black people lived freely (although still as second class citizens). It is important to note that the Amistad case was a symbolically importantFile Size: 74KB.

    United States v. Schooner Amistad, 40 U.S. (15 Pet.) (), was a United States Supreme Court case resulting from the rebellion of Africans on board the Spanish schooner La Amistad in It was an unusual freedom suit that involved international issues and parties, as well as United States law. The historian Samuel Eliot Morison described it in as the most Citations: 40 U.S. (more)15 Pet. ; 10 L. Ed. . Slavery could, I suppose, be seen largely as a matter of laws and property--at least to those benefitting from it. One of the astonishing facts revealed in Steven Spielberg's “Amistad” is that seven of the nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in were slave-owning Southerners. His new film centers on the legal status of Africans who rise up against their captors on the high seas .

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Amistad 2 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). Amistad 2 Hardcover – by John; Charles Harris (editors) Williams (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Hardcover $ Author: John; Charles Harris (editors) Williams. Amistad is a brilliant book about suffering and the strength it may bring, about how hope may prevail under the direst of circumstances, about how mistakes can save lives and doing "the right thing" might end them.

A quick, powerful read anyone of any color or belief may enjoy. An excellent book for anyone readying to delve into the truth of /5(10). This book is an interesting and well told account of the famous Amistad mutiny and trial.

It is NOT the book the movie was based on, and I think Pesci does a better job of telling the story than Spielberg did. I picked it up in a small bookstore shortly after it was published and was presently surprised/5(10). Amistad is the powerfully re-imagined history of one of the country's first battles for civil fifty-three enslaved Africans, led by a Mende rice farmer named Singbe-Pieh, staged a bloody rebellion on board the Amistad, a Spanish slaver from Amistad was intercepted by U.S.

navy officers and towed to port in New London, Connecticut, where the/5. In the acknowledgements of The Amistad Rebellion Rediker says that he wrote the book as a companion to his earlier book The Slave Ship. He says that after writing about the failed struggles of those enslaved and tortured within the machinery of Atlantic World commerce he wanted to write a story about successful by:   Rediker's book sets the Amistad rebellion in the context of growing ferment over the slave trade.

Just 20 years away from the Civil War, the case began when a group of Most people know about the Amistad, if they know of it at all, from Spielberg's movie/5. Amistad Press is the oldest publisher devoted to multicultural voices. This renowned imprint showcases award-winning novelists, celebrated cultural figures, and esteemed critics and scholars.

Home Books Authors Awards Media Event Calendar Our History FAQ. videos Play all Amistad () Full Movie Sune vs. Sune () Full Movie Mrs Doubtfire recut as a horror movie - Duration: wikkidprawn 3, views.

This seems like as good a time as any other to read Amistad, the novelization of the Spielberg film now played in high school history classes the world over (including in my Grade 12 history class).

With only fuzzy memories of the film, I decided the $2 for this book at the library-affiliated used bookstore was a bargain/5. Amistad is a American historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the true story of the events in aboard the slave ship La Amistad, during which Mende tribesmen abducted for the slave trade managed to gain control of their captors' ship off the coast of Cuba, and the international legal battle that followed their capture by the Washington, a U.S.

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Amistad book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This elegant volume commemorates the creation of an extraordinary movie, featuring /5. La Amistad (pronounced [la ˈtað]; Spanish for Friendship) was a 19th-century two-masted schooner, owned by a Spaniard living in 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 Cuba.

Two Spanish plantation owners, Don José Sail plan: schooner. Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman. Inthe revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island.

The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free/10(K). Amistad Press is the oldest publisher devoted to multicultural voices. Bell is also the co-author of the ground-breaking and critically-acclaimed book Our Separate Ways: Black and White Women and the Struggle for Professional Identity (Harvard Business School Press).

is a record label owner and rap artist. He was the leader of 2. Amistad is the name of a slave ship traveling from Cuba to the U.S.

in It is carrying a cargo of Africans who have been sold into slavery in Cuba, taken on board, and chained in the cargo hold of the ship. As the ship is crossing from Cuba to the U.S., Cinque, who was a tribal leader in Africa, leads a mutiny and takes over the ship.

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 Genre: Non-fiction.

The Amistad’s story began in when slave hunters captured large numbers of native Africans near Mendeland in present-day Sierre Leone. These captives were sent to Havana, Cuba to be sold into slavery. Two Spanish plantation owners, Don Jose Ruiz and Don Pedro Montez, bought 53 African captives in Havana.

Amistad is a recreation of the true story about an slave revolt on a small Spanish schooner, La Amistad, ironically the Spanish word for “friendship.” Spielberg does a great job in recreating the Amistad revolt that spurred a series of trials beginning in the lower courts of Connecticut and ultimately ending in the Supreme Court.

The Amistad Case took place in when 53 illegally purchased African slaves were being transported from Cuba to the U.S. aboard the Spanish-built schooner Amistad.

En route, the slaves staged a.Amistad 2. Williams, John A. (editor); Harris, Charles F. (editor) New York: Random House, First edition, second printing.

Paperback. Black duodecimo, smaller than octavo, pages, b&w illustrations ; 19 cm. Extremely gentle rubbing to spine head and foot, light crease to spine, extremely mild rubbing to corners, two small creases and.