Slave Revolts

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The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution
James, C.L.R.
An account of the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1803.
Class War in the Confederacy: Why Free State of Jones Matters
Johnson, Cedric
Free State of Jones may well be the most politically important film about the civil war and its aftermath to appear in a quarter century. Free State of Jones is a proper antidote to identitarian think...
Haitian Revolution: Connexipedia Article
The only successful slave revolt in history which established Haiti as the first republic ruled by blacks.
The Lost Revolution
Malik, Kenan
A discussion of the Haitian revolution, read through the lens of Julia Gaffield's paper on the lost and found Haitian Declaration of Independence.
L'ouverture, Toussaint: Connexipedia Article
Leader of the Haitian Revolution. (1743-1803).
Making Their Own Freedom: Book Review of Rediker's "The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom"
Caldwell, Robert
A review of Rediker's re-centering of The Amistad Revellion toward a bottom-up perspective from that of the African slaves involved.
Mazdak: Connexipedia Article
A proto-socialist Persian reformer.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 20, 2016: Connexions Enters Its Fifth Decade
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
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This issue of Connexions Other Voices falls on the 40th anniversary of the publication of the very first Connexions newsletter, which was published in February 1976. That first issue carried the title...
A People's History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Harman, Chris
Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
Reinterpreting the Cotton Kingdom: Book Review
Donegan, Connor
Book review of Walter Johnson's "River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom."
Revolutionary Centennial: Guyana's 1905 Rebellion: Against The Current vol. 114
Westmaas, Nigel
1905 was a landmark year in the history of Guyana, as it was for several places around the world. In Russia, the Tsar and his troops shot workers delivering a petition in St. Petersburg. In Bengal t...
List of revolutions and rebellions: Connexipedia Article
This is a list of revolutions and rebellions
Slave rebellion: Connexipedia Article
An armed uprising by slaves.
The Slave Trade: The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440 - 1870
Thomas, Hugh
A comprehensive history of the Atlantic slave trade in which approximiately eleven million black slaves were carried from Africa to the Americas to work on plantations, in mines, or as servants in hou...
Spartacus: Connexipedia Article
Leader of major slave revolt against the Roman Empire. (c. 109 BC-71 BC).
Third Servile War: Connexipedia Article
The last of a series of slave rebellions against the Roman Republic. (73-71 BC).
The Unknown Slave Rebellion: Against The Current vol. 156
Morrison, Derrick
Though the planters had no difficulty reconciling the wealth they enjoyed and the price the slaves paid, the region’s black laborers did. By aborting their own children, poisoning livestock, lighting ...
Zanj Rebellion: Connexipedia Article
A series of revolts by some 500,000 slaves against their Muslim owners and rulers, 869-883 AD.

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Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 15, 2016
Lurching to War
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
The risk of nuclear war is as great now as it was at the height of the Cold War. From the time the Warsaw Pact dissolved itself and the Soviet Union collapsed, the United States has single-mindedly pu...
1688 Germantown Quaker Petition Against Slavery
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The 1688 Germantown Quaker Petition Against Slavery was the first protest against African-American slavery made by a religious body in the English colonies.