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‘A Commanding Commercial Position’: The African Settlement of Bolama Island and Anglo-Portuguese Rivalry (1830–1870)

PHILIP J. HAVIK

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The attempt to establish plantation agriculture on the island of Bolama by British settlers in the early 1790s triggered a scramble for West Africa's resources in the Guinea Bissau region. The ... More


Peculiar Rhetoric: Slavery, Freedom, and the African Colonization Movement

Bjørn F. Stillion Southard

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823694
eISBN:
9781496823724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823694.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The African colonization movement plays a peculiar role in the study of racial equality in the United States. For white colonizationists, the movement was positioned as a compromise between slavery ... More


Building a Free Community

Christy Clark-Pujara

in Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479870424
eISBN:
9781479822898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870424.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter demonstrates how African American used institution building to address the racism that relegated them to the margins of politics, the economy, and society as a whole. In the colonial ... More


. Origins

Claude A. Clegg

in The Price of Liberty: African Americans and the Making of Liberia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807828458
eISBN:
9781469605500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895580_clegg.5
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explains the origins of the African colonization movement. It discusses North Carolina Quakers' opposition to slavery in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; the idea of African ... More


“In Trust for Flora Hanahan Kingsley and Her Son Charles”: Kingsley as Patriarch

Daniel L. Schafer

in Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Kingsley’s unusual family relationships, the African women who bore his children, and the provisions he made for the multiple female-headed households of his family are further discussed in this ... More


The Professional: Ben Monroe (1790–1860)

Kurt X. Metzmeier

in Writing the Legal Record: Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168609
eISBN:
9780813168791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168609.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Ben Monroe is the most elusive member of the fraternity of law reporters. Though he is often praised for compiling one of the best sets of American law reports, there are no published biographies of ... More


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