Slave Rebellion in Brazil: The Muslim Uprising of 1835 in Bahia

@inproceedings{Reis1993SlaveRI,
  title={Slave Rebellion in Brazil: The Muslim Uprising of 1835 in Bahia},
  author={J. Reis},
  year={1993}
}
  • J. Reis
  • Published 1993
  • Sociology
  • On the night of January 24, 1835, hundreds of African Muslim slaves poured into the streets of Salvador, capital of the Brazilian province of Bahia, to confront soldiers and armed civilians. Nearly 70 slaves were killed. More than 500 were sentenced to death, prison, whipping or deportation. Although the rebel slaves failed to win their freedom, the repercussions of their actions were felt throughout the nation, making this the most important urban slave rebellion in the Americas, and the only… CONTINUE READING
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