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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]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView 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: 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: 995326771
Description: 1 recurso en línea
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
Responsibility: Ousmane K. Power-Greene.

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Well-written and cogently argued,Against Wind and Tideis a must-read for scholars interested in the African Colonization Movement. * American Historical Review * Power-GreenesAgainst Wind and Tideis Read more...

 
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