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Author Tyler-McGraw, Marie.

Title An African republic : Black & White Virginians in the making of Liberia / Marie Tyler-McGraw
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 249 pages) : illustrations, map
Series The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
Contents A small frisson of fear, soon soothed -- The alchemy of colonization -- Auxiliary arms -- Ho, all ye that are by the pale-faces' law oppressed: out of Virginia -- My old mistress promise me -- Revising the future in Virginia -- Virginians in Liberia -- Liberians in Africa and America -- Civil War to white city
Summary An African Republic follows the experiences of the emigrants from Virginia to Liberia, where some became the leadership class, consciously seeking to demonstrate black abilities, while others found greater hardship and early death. Tyler-McGraw carefully examines the tensions between racial identities, domestic visions, and republican citizenship in Virginia and Liberia. --from publisher description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-232) and index
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Subject American Colonization Society -- History.
African Americans -- Colonization -- Liberia.
African Americans -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century.
Free African Americans -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century.
Whites -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century.
Liberia -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century.
Liberia -- History -- 1847-1944.
Liberia -- History -- To 1847.
Virginia -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century.
Virginia -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0807867780 (electronic bk.)
146960471X (electronic bk.)
9780807867785 (electronic bk.)
9781469604718 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Black and White Virginians in the making of Liberia