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Swing low, sweet chariot : the mortality cost of colonizing Liberia in the nineteenth century

Author: Tukufu Zuberi
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1995.
Series: Population and development (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the early 19th century, thousands of emancipated and freeborn Blacks from the United States returned to Africa to colonize the area now known as Liberia. This book provides a systematic study of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Statistics
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tukufu Zuberi
ISBN: 0226557243 9780226557243
OCLC Number: 30436495
Description: xxi, 191 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm.
Contents: I. Background to the Colonization of Liberia. 1. Colonization and Mortality. 2. The Return to Sierra Leone --
II. Colonization and Mortality in Early Nineteenth-Century Liberia. 3. Migration and Colonization in Liberia. 4. Mortality of the Liberian Immigrant Population. 5. An Event History Analysis of Mortality in Liberia --
III. Liberian Mortality: Another Dimension of the African Diaspora. 6. Liberian Mortality in Comparative Perspective --
7. Epilogue --
Appendix B: Committee Report on the "Report on the Medical Statistics of the Colony by Dr. Henderson."
Series Title: Population and development (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: Antonio McDaniel.
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