The Amistad Rebellion
An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom
Narrated by Peter Jay Fernandez / 9 hours 36 minutes
Noted historian Marcus Rediker has earned numerous awards for his work, including the sought-after George Washington Book Prize. In The Amistad Rebellion, he turns his attention to the famed slave ship that set sail from Havana in 1839. Painstakingly researched, Rediker's account follows the slaves' point of view, from the joyous moments after they seized the ship through the harrowing court case that would become a touchstone in the struggle for civil rights.