Books and Pamphlets

Available from the Amistad Committee:

Video: THE AMISTAD REVOLT: “All We Want Is Make Us Free”

This 33-minute awards-winning video is compelling documentary, narrated by Broadway actress, Vinie Burrows, script by Dr. Jeremy Brecher, produced and directed by Karyl Evans.

$39.95 each, plus $4.50 shipping and handling.

 

Pamphlet: CINQUE OF THE AMISTAD A SLAVE TRADER: 20 pages

By Howard Jones, author of Mutiny on the Amistad.

Reprinted from the journal of American History, Volume 87, Number 3, Howard Jones’ article carefully traces the origins of the baseless assertion that Cinque, the hero of the Amistad Revolt, became a slave trader after his return to Africa.

$3.00 each, plus $2.00 shipping and handling.

 

Pamphlet: THE LEGACY OF LA AMISTAD: 20 pages

By Clifton H. Johnson

Clifton Johnson, founding director of the Amistad Research Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, recounts the far reaching influence of the Amistad case in American history and culture, as well as its more recent effects in Sierra Leone. This text of a lecture prepared by Clifton Johnson is a tour de force.

$3.00 each, plus$2.00 shipping and handling.

 

Pamphlet: CINQUE THE SLAVE TRADER: Some New Evidence on an old Controversy: 28 pages

By Joseph L. Yannielli

Joseph Yannielli carefully examines what record there is of lves of the Amistad captives after they returned to Africa and sheds light on possible sources for the flse story that Cinque Ultimately turned to slave trading.

$3.00 each, plus $2.00 shipping and handling.

 

Book: WILLIAM LANSON; Triumph and Tragedy: 134 pages

By Katherine J. Harris

Katherine Harris tells the comlex story of William Lanson, New Haven’s most successful and best remembered Nineteenth Century, African- American entrepreneur.

$10.00 each, plus $3.50 shipping and handling.

 

Pamphlet: BLACK AMERICANS AND THE AMISTAD CASE: 48 pages

By Jessica A. Gresko

Jessica Gresko takes a first look at how Black Americans responded to the plight of the Amistad captives and came to their support.

$3.00 each, plus $2.00 shippinf and handling

 

Pamphlet: “CAST DOWN ON EVERY SIDE:” The Ill- Fated Campaign to found an “African College” in New Haven: 12 pages.

By Hilary J. Moss

$3.00 each, plus $2.00 shipping and handling.

 

 

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