Colonization after Emancipation : Lincoln and the movement for black resettlement / Phillip W. Magness and Sebastian N. Page

Author(s): Magness, Phillip W
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Subjects: Emancipation Proclamation
Slavery--United States--History--19th century
African Americans--Colonization
African Americans--Colonization--West Indies, British
Slaves--Emancipation--United States
Freedmen--United States--History--19th century
United States Emancipation Proclamation
United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln). Emancipation Proclamation
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Columbia ; University of Missouri Press, c2011
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: x, 164 p. ; ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Lincoln and the movement for black resettlement
Portion of title: Movement for black resettlement
Portion of title: Black resettlement
Additional Authors: Page, Sebastian N
Notes: ISBN: 9780826219091
ISBN: 0826219098
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-160) 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
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
OCLC Number: 705066670
ISBN/ISSN: 9780826219091