1 edition of Amistad found in the catalog.
Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship Amistad bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt.
|Statement||[presented by] DreamWorks Pictures ; in association with HBO Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson|
|Contributions||Freeman, Morgan, Hawthorne, Nigel, Hopkins, Anthony, 1937-, Hounsou, Djimon, 1964-, McConaughey, Matthew, 1969-, Paymer, David, Postlethwaite, Pete, Skarsgård, Stellan, Kamiński, Janusz, 1959-, Williams, John, 1932-, Adoti, Razaaq, Paquin, Anna, Milian, Tomas, Ejiofor, Chiwetel, 1974-, Ortiz, John, Brown, Ralph, 1957-, Burrows, Darren E., 1966-, Rich, Allan, 1926-, Guilfoyle, Paul, Firth, Peter, 1953-, Berkeley, Xander, 1955-, Dreamworks Pictures, HBO Pictures, DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)|
|LC Classifications||PN1997 .A48 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 videodisc (155 min.)|
|Number of Pages||155|
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Get Your Custom Essay on Summary of Amistad Just from $13,9/Page Get custom paper. The group of Africans are charged with mutiny and murder. There are likewise property claims by the Queen Isabella II of Spain, the captain of the ship, the people who captured the Africans, and others. Upon seeing the log book from the ship, the presiding. Amistad book review essays The novel Amistad is one that discusses a group of slaves that were originally transported from Africa by Spanish traders employed by Queen Isabella II. These traders, however, claimed that these slaves came from Havanna, .
Amistad refers to a mutiny on a ship of this name that occurred in the s and had national and international ramifications. In February a large group of Africans from Sierra Leone were abducted. They were taken captive by Portuguese slave hunters, and placed on . The latest Tweets from Amistad Books (@AmistadBooks). The oldest publisher dedicated to publishing multicultural voices and home to novelists, celebrated cultural Followers:
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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. 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.
Amistad book May 01, · Amistad is the powerfully re-imagined history of one of the country's first battles for civil jydrescueteam.com 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 jydrescueteam.com Amistad was intercepted by U.S.
navy officers and towed to port in New London, Connecticut, where the/5. Amistad book Mar 17, · 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/5(10). Dec 11, · 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 /5(10). Nov 01, · Sentences you thought you’d never read: Amistad (the movie) reminds me of Tropic Thunder.
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 /5.
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 Genre: Non-fiction. 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.
The National Park Service invites you to travel the Amistad. The Amistad was a Spanish schooner taken over by a group of captured Africans seeking to escape impending slavery in Cuba. It lobbed the country into a debate about slavery, freedom, and the meaning of citizenship. Amistad, New York, New York.
likes · 64 talking about this. Publisher of works by and about people of African descent, on subjects and themes that have significant influence on the perspectives 5/5(2). Dec 25, · Amistad is the name of a slave ship travelling from Cuba to the U.S.
in It is carrying a cargo of Africans who have been sold into slavery in /10(K). The information about The Amistad Rebellion shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.
In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel. Oct 27, · The Amistad Case took place in when 53 illegally purchased African slaves were being transported from Cuba to the U.S.
aboard the Spanish. Northern States (such as New York and Connecticut). At the time of the Amistad incident inthere 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. Nov 26, · The Amistad slave rebellion is well known, but George Washington Book Prize-winner Rediker uses newly discovered information to tell the story anew, giving greater depth to the Africans' background and highlighting individuals, whether rebel, captor, or abolitionist.5/5.
Book Graph ™ Browsery B&N Amistad is the powerfully re-imagined history of one of the country's first battles for civil rights. In 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 Cuba.4/5(1).
Amistad revolted to secure their freedom while being transported from one Cuban port to another. Their leader was Sengbe Pieh, a young Mende man, but popularly known in United States history as Joseph Cinque.
The slaves had been kidnapped mostly from the neighborhood of the Colony of Sierra Leone and sold to Spanish slavers. Full Book Notes and Study Guides.
Sites like SparkNotes with a Amistad study guide or cliff notes. Also includes sites with a short overview, synopsis, book report, or summary of David Pesci’s Amistad. In conclusion, Amistad is a good story to study the past of s in America, the book is more detailed and accurate about the history and make it a perfect choice of academic study or research while the movie can let us have a wonderful two and half hours of history feast while still.
View Amistad_Book_vs._Film from ALT at Kenyatta University. There are both positive and negative aspects of learning major documented moments in history by the two popular mediums of literature.
Oct 24, · Amistad Movie Summary The film begins in the depths of the schooner La Amistad, a slave-ship carrying captured West Africans into slavery. The film's protagonist, Sengbe Pieh, most known by his Spanish name, "Cinqué," painstakingly picks a nail out of the ship's structure and uses it to pick the lock on his shackles.Amistad hotel This neighborhood is a great choice for travelers interested in nightlife, architecture and walking – Check location Kerkstraat 42, Amsterdam City Center, GM Amsterdam, Netherlands – This neighborhood is a great choice for travelers interested in nightlife, architecture and walking – Check location Excellent location – show map/10().Dec 12, · 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 and are 3/4.