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Atlantic bonds a nineteenth-century odyssey from America to Africa

Author: Lisa A Lindsay
Publisher: Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press [2017]
Series: H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A decade before the American Civil War, James Churchwill Vaughan (1828-93) set out to fulfill his formerly enslaved father's dying wish: that he should leave his home in South Carolina for a new life in Africa. He traveled first to Liberia, then with Southern Baptist missionaries to "Yoruba country." Over the next forty years in today's southwestern Nigeria, Vaughan was taken captive, served as a military  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biografie
Named Person: James Churchwill Vaughan; Schwarze
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa A Lindsay
ISBN: 9781469631127 1469631121
OCLC Number: 989496551
Description: 312 Seiten
Series Title: H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman series
Responsibility: Lisa A. Lindsay

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A decade before the American Civil War, James Churchwill Vaughan (1828-93) set out to fulfil his formerly enslaved father's dying wish that he should leave America to start a new life in Africa.  Read more...

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Deeply researched and richly textured.--The Journal of Southern History Offers readers two stories: an intimate portrait of one man's search for home and a greater survey of life on both sides of the Read more...

 
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