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By the Rivers of Water

A Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey

By the Rivers of Water( )
Author: Clarke, Erskine
ISBN:978-0-465-03769-8
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Ebook
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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 Wilsons'...
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Pages:488
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 Inches

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