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Magness, Phillip W
Colonization after Emancipation : Lincoln and the movement for black resettlement / Phillip W. Magness and Sebastian N. Page
Alternate Title Lincoln and the movement for black resettlement
Movement for black resettlement
Black resettlement
Columbia ; University of Missouri Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E453 .M24 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Subject(s) Slavery -- United States -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- Colonization
African Americans -- Colonization -- West Indies, British
Subject United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln). Emancipation Proclamation
Subject(s) Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States
Freedmen -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description x, 164 p. ; ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Summary "Colonization after Emancipation reveals an unexplored chapter of the Emancipation story. A valuable contribution to Lincoln studies and Civil War history, this book unearths the facts about an ill-fated project and illuminates just how complex, even convoluted, Abraham Lincoln's ideas about the end of slavery really were"--Jacket flap
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-160) and index
Contents The curious politics of colonization -- American freedmen, British labor -- Mr. Lincoln's hobby -- The contrabands question -- This most desirable country -- A self-supporting scheme -- Secretary Seward and the Dutch treaty -- Administrative dysfunction, congressional displeasure -- The indefatigable James Mitchell -- Colonization repudiated, colonization revived? -- Colonization after emancipation
Alternate Author Page, Sebastian N

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