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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
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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
History
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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"Power-GreenesAgainst Wind and Tideis successful in engaging the historical literature on emigration and colonization and in revealing the schemes mounted by racist colonizationists and the black and Read more...

 
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