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The price of liberty : African Americans and the making of Liberia

Author: Claude Andrew Clegg
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the first book to examine closely both the American background and the post-migration lives of a substantial number of Liberian emigrants, Clegg focuses on the experiences of over 2,000 black North Carolinians who traded the racial crisis in North Carolina for a new set of challenges facing them in Liberia. He aims to advance the current state of knowledge regarding black life and culture in the Atlantic world.
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Clegg, Claude Andrew.
Price of liberty.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003019659
(OCoLC)53020325
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Andrew Clegg
ISBN: 9780807895580 080789558X 9781469605500 1469605503
OCLC Number: 701719793
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 330 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Origins --
Between slavery and freedom --
The first wave --
Inventing Liberia --
The price of liberty --
Emigration renaissance --
To live and die in Liberia --
The last wave --
Everything is upside down.
Responsibility: Claude A. Clegg III.
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In 19th-century America, the belief that blacks and whites could not live in social harmony and political equality in the same country led to a movement to relocate African Americans to Liberia. This  Read more...

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