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By the Rivers of Water - a book by Clarke, Erskine

By the Rivers of Water

A Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey

By the Rivers of Water( )
Author: Clarke, Erskine
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $29.99
Book Description:

In late 1832, a young missionary couple sailed from the Chesapeake Bay, headed for western Africa. John Leighton Wilson and his wife, Jane, were traveling to the colony of Liberia, where they--and their fellow passengers, mostly liberated slaves and freeborn African Americans--hoped to find an alternative to the inequality of the American South. Soon after their arrival, though, conflict erupted between the settlers and their Grebo and Mpongwe neighbors, shattering the...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 Inches

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