The Amistad revolt : memory, slavery, and the politics of identity in the United States and Sierra Leone

Osagie, Iyunolu Folayan, 1960-

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  • Creator Iyunolu Folayan Osagie
  • Format Books
  • Publication Athens, Ga. ; London : University of Georgia Press, [2000] ©2000
  • Physical Details
    • xvi, 180 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780820322247, 0820322245
  • OCLC ocm43118278

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [139]-174) and index.

Contents

  • Ch. 1. The Amistad Story in the American Context -- Ch. 2. Slave Revolts and the Production of Identity -- Ch. 3. The Amistad Returnees and the Mende Mission -- Ch. 4. Sculpting History: African American Burdens of Memory -- Ch. 5. National Identity: The Dramatic Return of Memory in Sierra Leone -- Ch. 6. Hollywood Images, African Memories: Spielberg's Amistad and Sierra Leone Culture and Politics
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