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Against wind and tide : the African American struggle against the colonization movement

Author: Ousmane K Power-Greene
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2014.
Series: Early American Places
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Online-ausgView all editions and formats

Tells the story of African American's battle against the American Colonization Society (ACS), founded in 1816 with the intention to return free blacks to its colony Liberia.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ousmane K Power-Greene
ISBN: 9781479876693 1479876690 9781479823178 1479823171
OCLC Number: 903289165
Notes: Includes index. - Description based on print version record. American Colonization Society.
Description: Online-Ressource (1 online resource (273 Seiten)).
Contents: Contents Acknowledgments xiii Preface xvii Introduction 1 1 "The Means of Alleviating the Suffering": Haitian Emigration and the Colonization Movement, 1817-1830 17 2 "One of the Wildest Projects Ever": Abolitionists and the Anticolonizationist Impulse, 1830-1840 46 3 "The Cause Is God's and Must Prevail": Building an Anticolonizationist Wall in Great Britain, 1830-1850 63 4 Resurrecting the "Iniquitous Scheme": The Rebirth of the Colonization Movement in America, 1840-1854 95 5 "An Undue Illusion": Emigration, Colonization, and the Destiny of the Colored Races, 1850-1858 129 6 "For God and Humanity": Anticolonization in the Civil War Era 158 Epilogue 193 Notes 201 Index 239 About the Author 247
Series Title: Early American Places
Responsibility: Ousmane K. Power-Greene.


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Against Wind and Tide probes more deeply into the history of black opposition to the American Colonization Society's program of removal than any previous work. Power-Greene skillfully weaves together Read more...

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