"Death of Capt. Ferrer, the Captain of the Amistad, July 1839." Caption: "Don Jose Ruiz and Don Pedro Montez of the Island of Cuba, having purchased fifty-three slaves at Havana, recently imported from Africa, put them on board the Amistad, Capt. Ferrer, in order to transport them to Principe, another port on the Island of Cuba. After being out from Havana about four days, the African captives on board, in order to obtain their freedom, and return to Africa, armed themselves with cane knives, and rose upon the Captain and crew of the vessel. Capt. Ferrer and the cook of the vessel were killed; two of the crew escaped; Ruiz and Montez were made prisoners." Date: 1840. Color Engraving and Frontispiece from John Warner Barber (1840). A History of the Amistad Captives. New Haven, Connecticut: E.L. and J.W. Barber, Hitchcock & Stafford, Printers. Public Domain. See below 1 Juli 1839. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Socialistisk Biblioteks Tidslinje med links til begivenheder og personer i 1839.


Se også Index over personer, organisationer/partier og værker (som bøger, malerier, mm.), steder, begivenheder, mv., der er omtalt på hele Tidslinjen, titler og indhold på emnelisterne osv.

 

12. maj 1839

Den franske revolutionære Blanqui og gruppen af 500 medsammensvorne, Årstidernes Selskab – “blanquisterne”, laver væbnet opstand i Paris imod monarkiet ved at erobre Paris’ rådhus og udsende proklamationen (se nedenfor). Uden politisk og organisatorisk støtte blev de knust af loyale tropper efter to dages kamp.

Se:

Chronology (The Blanqui Archive). Scroll down to 1839.

Appeal of the Committee of the Society of the Seasons (May 12, 1839) (Marxists Internet Archive)

Se på Socialistisk Bibliotek:

Tidslinjen: 1. februar 1805 om Auguste Blanqui.


 

1. juli 1839

Sorte slaver ombord på det spanske slaveskib Amistad gør oprør og erobrer skibet. Skibet bordes af USA og senere følger højesteretssag i USA, februar-marts 1841.

Se:

Oprørerne fra Amistad. Af Frank Antonsen (Socialistisk Revy, nr.3, april 1998). “Spielbergs seneste film Amistad beskriver et slaveoprør i 1839, der skulle vise sig at være et vendepunkt for kampen mod slaveriet i USA.”

Amistad (1841) (Wikipedia.org). Længere engelsk leksikonartikel.

The black struggle against slavery: Slave rebellions on the open seas. By Louis Proyect (CounterPunch, April 10-12, 2015). Review of Greg Grandin, The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom and Deception in the New World (Metropolitan, 2015) and Marcus Rediker, The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom (Viking/Penguin, 2012)

A peculiar revolt. By Nicholas Guyatt (The Nation, November 26, 2012). Review of Marcus Rediker, The Amistad Rebellion: The Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom (Viking/Penguin, 2012, 288 p.). Se bogens site + review by Robert Caldwell (Against the Current (Issue 168, January-February 2014)

”I’d rather die than be a white man’s slave’: the story of the Amistad Rebellion (Socialist Worker, Issue 2377, 29 October 2013). “The Amistad Rebellion tells the story of a group of slaves who rose up. Ken Olende looks at a revolt that caught the imagination of poor people everywhere—and showed slaves could win.”

Se også om Steven Spielbergs film Amistad (1997):

Se også:

Amistad Trials (1839-1840) (Famous Trails. By Douglas O. Linder)

Se også på Socialistisk Bibliotek:

Emneboxen: Slaveri / Slavery


 

2. september 1839

Den amerikanske journalist og økonom Henry George, fødes i Philadelphia, Penn (dør i New York, 29. oktober 1897). Ophavsmanden til Georgismen, aktiv i den amerikanske arbejderbevægelse.

Links:

Henry George (Wikipedia.dk). Med link til større engelske artikel.

Georgisme (Wikipedia.dk). Med link til større engelske artikel.

Henry George. By John Simkin (Spartacus Schoolnet)

Henry George (1839-1897) (Grundskyld.dk). Kort biografi.

Grundskyld: Henry George (Grundskyld.dk). Med tekster om Henry George og Georgismen.

Karl Marx vs Henry George. By Stuart Jeanne Bramhall (Dissident Voice, August 12, 2013)

Henry George’s political critics (pdf). By Michael Hudson (American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol.67, No.1, January, 2008, p.1-45)

Henry George. By William Morris (Justice, 5 April 1884; online at Marxists Internet Archive)

Marx to Friedrich Adolph Sorge (1881) (Marxists Internet Archive)

Works:

Henry George (Grundskyld.dk). Tekster på dansk og engelsk af Henry George.

Progress and Poverty (1879) (Wikipedia.org). Links to online text.

Understanding Economics (The Henry George Institute). Incl. links to The Georgist Journal archives.


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