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Atlantic bonds : a nineteenth-century odyssey from America to Africa / Lisa A. Lindsay.

Author/creator Lindsay, Lisa A.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoChapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
Description312 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from JSTOR eBooks
Abstract "A decade before the American Civil War, James Churchwill Vaughan (1828-93) set out to fulfill his formerly enslaved father's dying wish: that he should leave his home in South Carolina for a new life in Africa. He traveled first to Liberia, then with Southern Baptist missionaries to "Yoruba country." Over the next forty years in today's southwestern Nigeria, Vaughan was taken captive, served as a military sharpshooter, built and re-built a livelihood, led a revolt against white racism, and founded a family of activists"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 241-299) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2016030096
ISBN9781469631127 (cloth : alk. paper)

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