6 edition of The slave"s rebellion found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-199) and index.
|Series||Blacks in the diaspora|
|LC Classifications||PS153.N5 A285 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||203 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||203|
|ISBN 10||0253345960, 0253217776|
|LC Control Number||2004028902|
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Black Rebellion, a fascinating account of five slave insurrections, among them the story of the Maroons, escaped slaves in the West Indies and South America who successfully resisted larger British armies while living an independent existence for generations in the mountains and jungles The slaves rebellion book Jamaica and Surinam; of Gabriel Prosser, who recruited about 1, fellow slaves in to launch a /5(41).
Slave rebellions were a continuous source of fear in the American South, especially since black slaves accounted for more than one-third of the region’s population in the 18th century. Join Slave Rebellion Book Club for $ Donation and Recieve one book per month for an year from New World Africa Press!.
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A slave rebellion is an armed uprising by rebellions have occurred in nearly all societies that practice slavery, and are amongst the most feared events for slaveholders.
The most successful slave rebellion in history was the 18th-century Haitian Revolution led by Toussaint L'Ouverture against their French colonial rulers, and which founded the extant country.
Nat Turner's Rebellion (also known as the Southampton Insurrection) was a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia, in Augustled by Nat slaves killed from 55 to 65 people, at least 51 being white.
The rebellion was put down within a few days, but Turner survived in hiding for more than two months on: Southampton County, Virginia. Around the same time, a Coromantee named Tacky, from the Frontier plantation, in St.
Mary Parish, was sneaking away to a coastal cave with a few other slaves to plan their own rebellion. Slave rebellions, in the history of the Americas, periodic acts of violent resistance by black slaves during nearly three centuries of chattel resistance signified continual deep-rooted discontent with the condition of bondage and, in some places, such as the United States, resulted in ever-more-stringent mechanisms for social control and repression in slaveholding areas.
The decapitation of slaves convicted of major crimes was not unusual in the British West Indies. The thirteen engravings in this book (a list with their descriptions is on pp.
) and the drawings on which they are based, were made by the author; he had been living in. American Negro Slave Revolts By Herbert Aptheker International Publishers, (6th edition) Read preview Overview The Invisible War: The African American Anti-Slavery Resistance from the Stono Rebellion through the Seminole Wars By Y.
Kly Clarity Press, Introduction. The author of this book is Stephen B. Oates. He is a former professor of history at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
The writer is an authority in the 19 th century American History. The book is about a slave by the name Nat Turner, who. In Januaryarmed slaves rose up from the plantations and set out to conquer the city of New Orleans. Host Guy Raz speaks with Daniel Rasmussen, author of the new book.
More than slaves fought for their freedom in this oft-overlooked rebellion A trial at the Destrehan Plantation sentenced 45 men from the uprising to death or to go to New Orleans for future Author: Marissa Fessenden.
The best book on the subject is The Revolt of African Slaves in Iraq in the 3rd/9th Century by Alexandre Popovic. (I had the pleasure of writing the introduction to the French-to-English Author: Henry Louis Gates Jr. "Runaway Slaves" spends several hundred pages detailing the various forms of rebellion, and that is the book's greatest strength and weakness.
The sheer volume and range of these acts makes it clear what the white overlords were up again, and explains some of the extreme methods used to keep the blacks down/5(5). In his book The Slave Ship: A Human History, Marcus Rediker explored Atlantic slavery by focusing on the ships which carried enslaved Africans across the Atlantic and the slaves, sailors, and captains who populated those ships.
In his new book, The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom (Viking, ), Rediker focuses on the slaves who made the middle. Stono rebellion, large slave uprising on September 9,near the Stono River, 20 miles southwest of Charleston, South Carolina.
Slaves gathered, raided a firearms shop, and headed south, killing more than 20 white people as they went. Most of the slaves were eventually captured and executed. In their book Runaway Slaves: Rebels on the Plantation (New York: Oxford University Press, ), historians John Hope Franklin and Loren Schweninger explore this form of rebellion.
On Jnearly a century before the slaves were freed in America, a British judge, with a single decision, brought about the conditions that would end slavery in England. Gabriel Prosser's RebellionGabriel Prosser, a blacksmith, and his brother Martin, a slave preacher, planned a major rebellion in Virginia.
They recruited at least a thousand slaves to their cause and built up a secret cache of weapons in anticipation of marching on the state capital of Richmond. One group, the Governor's Guards, reportedly killed 40 slaves while helping to suppress a rebellion in Cross Keys, Va.
In this climate of heightened fear, white North Carolinians discovered a suspected uprising in Duplin County, where after hours of torture on 5. The New York Slave Revolt of Was a Bloody Prelude to Decades of Hardship years ago today, a group of black slaves rose up against.
10 For excellent treatments of slave rebellions, or conspiracies, in the Americas that help us see the range of goals and practices, see Michael Craton, Testing the Chains: Resistance to Slavery. The Stono Rebellion proved to be the most serious and deadly slave revolt in colonial North America.
The death toll among whites was not exceeded in a U.S. slave revolt until the Nat Turner slave Author: Steven J. Niven. Two hundred years ago, slaves outside New Orleans launched the largest revolt in American history, but this bloody event has been ignored by history, says Dan Rasmussen, author of a new book.
Edward Ball won the National Book Award for non-fiction in for his book Slaves in the Family. Ball's ancestors controlled many rice plantations and enslaved over 4, African Americans over.
Slavery and slave rebellion in the US - Howard Zinn Howard Zinn's history of slavery and slave revolts in the United States from up until A black American writer, J.
Saunders Redding, describes the arrival of a ship in North America in the year the Zanj Rebellion, some recent scholars have acknowledged that racial ideology and racialized social structure are important variable that must be considered in analyzing this event.
Zakariyau Oseni’s "The Revolt of Black Slaves in Iraq under the Abbasid Administration in C.E." () argues that both the socioeconomic and racialCited by: 1.
The first full-length study of the bloodiest slave uprising in U.S. history, this meticulously researched document explores the nature of Southern society in the early 19th century and the conditions that led to the rebellion.
Aptheker's book includes Turner's "Confessions," recorded before his execution in The inspiration for the acclaimed movie Birth of a Nation.
THE JAMAICA SLAVE REBELLION OF ON TUESDAY, THE 27TH OF DECEMBER, I 83 I, A FIRE ON KENSINGTON estate in St. James, one of the most important sugar growing parishes in Jamaica, marked the outbreak of a slave rebellion which swept the western parishes of the island.
The rebellion was precipitated by. In The Empire of Necessity, historian Greg Grandin tells the story of a slave revolt at sea. The event inspired Herman Melville's Benito Cereno, and Grandin's account of. From Rebellion to Revolution: Afro-American Slave Revolts in the Making of the Modern World.
By, Eugene D. Genovese, (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, ). The eminent scholar of American slavery, Eugene Genovese, built on his book Roll Jordan Roll with the accompanying work From Rebellion to Revolution.
In the subsequent volume. 80 armed slaves attempted to escape from SC to Spanish Florida; they engaged a white militia where 50 slaves and 25 whites died Gabriel Prosser's rebellionProsser allegedly recruited Virginia slaves and stockpiled weapons. In the summer ofa band of some forty slaves led by Nat Turner attacked slave-owning residents of Southampton County, Virginia.
One of the largest and most violent revolts in the history of the young nation, the rebellion took the lives of Brand: Dover Publications. The island of was a Danish colony, in a group of Akwamu slaves rebelled and successfully captured the island and held it for several months.
However their plan was to replace the Danish as masters of the island and to keep the non Akwamu Africans as slaves. As a result many slaves actively sided with the colonial powers that eventually defeated the Akwamu. Read this book on Questia. Slaves who Abolished Slavery: Blacks in Rebellion by Richard Hart, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Slaves who Abolished Slavery: Blacks in Rebellion ().
Compare Resistance and Rebellion in the Colonial Period to that of the Antebellum Period As early asslaves in Maryland and Virginia absconded from their enslavement, a trend that would grow into the thousands, and, eventually, tens of thousands by the time of the Civil War.
Matt Childs provides the first in-depth analysis of the rebellion, situating it in local, colonial, imperial, and Atlantic World contexts. Childs explains how slaves and free people of color responded to the nineteenth-century "sugar boom" in the Spanish colony by planning a Cited by: Nat Turner Slave Insurrection in Southampton, Virginia.
TRAVELING EXHIBIT ASSIGNMENT The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the. In this book, Egerton gives us the only full-length study of two failed slave uprisings. The first was Gabriel's Rebellion, an abortive slave revolt centering on Richmond, Virginia.
The second was the Easter Plot, an conspiracy fomented along Chesapeake waterways/5.