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Author Love, Joseph LeRoy

Title The Revolt of the Whip / Joseph L. Love
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2012


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 157 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents The marvelous city and the new navy -- The rebellion and its resolution -- The leaders and their motives -- The second revolt and its consequences -- Past and present
Summary This is the story of a spectacular naval rebellion in which ordinary Brazilian seamen (mostly black and led by a black sailor) overpowered their officers on Dreadnought-class battleships in 1910, to abolish flogging and secure civic rights; it also tells how the sailors suffered lethal retribution, although flogging would never return
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Brazil. Marinha de Guerra -- History
Brazil. Marinha de Guerra
Sailors, Black -- Brazil -- History
Naval discipline -- Brazil -- History
Race discrimination -- Brazil -- History
HISTORY -- Latin America -- South America.
Naval discipline
Race discrimination
Sailors, Black
Brazil -- History -- Naval Revolt, 1910.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780804783699