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Another America - a book by Ciment, James

Another America

The Story of Liberia and the Former Slaves Who Ruled It

Another America( )
Author: Ciment, James
ISBN:978-1-4299-4688-9
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Imprint:Hill & Wang
Book Format:Ebook
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The first popular history of the former American slaves who founded, ruled, and lost Africa's first republic In 1820, a group of about eighty African Americans reversed the course of history and sailed back to Africa, to a place they would name after liberty itself. They went under the banner of the American Colonization Society, a white philanthropic organization with a dual agenda: to rid America of its blacks, and to convert Africans to Christianity. The...
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Ciment, James (Author)
James Ciment holds a B.A. in English literature from the University of California at Los Angeles & a Ph.D. from City University of New York, Graduate Center. He has written & edited a number of books on American & world history. He lives in New York City.

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