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By the rivers of water : a nineteenth-century Atlantic odyssey, Erskine Clarke

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By the rivers of water
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a nineteenth-century Atlantic odyssey
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Erskine Clarke
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By the rivers of water
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Presents a portrait of an early nineteenth-century missionary couple who worked to overturn slavery in Liberia, where conflicts between settlers and natives forced them to return to a war-stricken U.S. and make a tragic decision
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collective biography
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10218071
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IEN/DLC
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266.51092
Index
index present
LC call number
BV3625.L6
LC item number
W554 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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By the rivers of water : a nineteenth-century Atlantic odyssey, Erskine Clarke
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Testing the waters
  • Fair hope among the Grebo
  • Beneath an African sky
  • Sorrows and conflicts
  • The bitter cost of freedom
  • Exploring strange worlds
  • The conversion of William Davis (Mworeh Mah)
  • Rose-tinted glasses
  • "The liberty of choosing for themselves."
  • Part III,
  • Part I,
  • Life among the Mpongwe.
  • Toko and the waterwitch
  • A sophisticated, hospitable, and heathen people
  • Rainforest lessons
  • The French : "the most dishonest and shameless people"
  • Home visit
  • "He worships with sincere devotion the customs of his ancestors."
  • Part IV,
  • Homeward journey.
  • An unsought and unexpected appointment
  • Starting places.
  • A patriot's choice
  • Civil war
  • Home ground
  • Distant voices
  • A slave's world
  • Many mansions
  • A Black River home
  • A place seen from afar.
  • Part II,
  • Journey to a West African cape.
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ocn826294076
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pages cm
Isbn
9780465002726
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013021385
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(OCoLC)826294076

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