In 1839, fifty-three African slaves staged a bloody mutiny on board the Amistad, a Spanish slave ship from Cuba. Their success was short-lived as the slaver was intercepted by the American Navy and towed to Connecticut where the slaves were held for deportation. But instead of sending them back to Cuba, the fledgling Abolitionist movement forced a series of trials, culminating in their defence in the Supreme Court by former President John Quincy Adams. This powerful dramatisation of one of America's first battles for civil ...

Amistad 2014, Allison & Busby, London

ISBN-13: 9780749015978


Amistad 1998, Allison & Busby, London

ISBN-13: 9780749003876

Mass-market paperback

Amistad 1997, Da Capo Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781569247037

Trade paperback