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Peculiar rhetoric : slavery, freedom, and the African colonization movement

Author: Bjørn F Stillion Southard
Publisher: Jackson University Press of Mississippi [2019]
Series: Race, rhetoric, and media series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The African colonization movement occupies a troubling rhetorical territory in the struggle for racial equality in the United States. For white colonizationists, the movement seemed positioned as a welcome compromise between slavery and abolition. For free blacks, colonization offered the hope of freedom, but not within America's borders. Bjørn F. Stillion Southard indicates how politics and identity were  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Online-Ausgabe, pdf single
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bjørn F Stillion Southard
ISBN: 9781496823830 1496823834 9781496823694 1496823699
OCLC Number: 1119089922
Notes: "First printing 2019.".
Description: x, 175 Seiten
Contents: Introduction --
Chapter 1: Peculiar argumentation: Henry Clay, Elias B. Caldwell, and the establishment of colonization's deliberative discourse --
Chapter 2: Peculiar voice: the counter memorial of the free people of colour of the District of Columbia and the unsettling of colonization's deliberative discourse --
Chapter 3: Peculiar planning: Louis Sheridan and the negotiation of diasporic and deliberative discourse --
Chapter 4: Peculiar obligations: Hilary Teage and the constitution of civic identity in Liberia --
Chapter 5: Peculiar proposal: Abraham Lincoln and the public policy advocacy for colonization --
Chapter 6: Conclusion: middle passages, emigration, and peculiar legacies.
Series Title: Race, rhetoric, and media series
Responsibility: Bjørn F. Stillion Southard.


Probes the complex issues of identity confronting free blacks who attempted to meaningfully engage in colonization efforts. From a peculiarly voiced ""Counter Memorial"" against the ACS to the  Read more...


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