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Author Banton, Caree A., 1982- author

Title More Auspicious Shores : Barbadian Migration to Liberia, Blackness, and the Making of an African Republic / Caree A. Banton
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019
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Contents Cover; Half-title page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; Preface; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: "Who Is This Man and from Whence Comes He to Rule?"; Part I Caribbean Emancipation; 1 Not Free Indeed; 2 African Civilization and the West Indian Avant-Garde; 3 The Liberian President Visits Barbados to Trade Visions of Freedom; Part II The Middle Passage; 4 Middle Passage Baggage; Part III African Liberation; 5 Barbadian Arrival and Social Integration in Liberia; 6 Making Citizenship and Blackness in Liberia
7 A Changing of the Guards: Arthur Barclay and Barbadian Liberia Political LeadershipEpilogue: British West Indians in Liberia from Edward Blyden to Marcus Garvey; Bibliography; Index
Summary Offers a thorough examination of Afro-Barbadian migration to Liberia during the mid- to late nineteenth century
Subject Barbadians -- Liberia -- History
Emigration and immigration.
HISTORY / Africa / West.
Barbados -- Emigration and immigration -- 19th century
Liberia -- Emigration and immigration -- 19th century
Liberia -- History -- 1847-1944
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1108556213 (ebook)
9781108556217 (ebook)
9781108642583 (electronic bk.)