By Marie Tyler-McGraw
In An African Republic, Marie Tyler-McGraw strains the parallel yet seldom intersecting tracks of black and white Virginians' pursuits in African colonization, from revolutionary-era efforts at emancipation laws to African American church buildings' challenge for African missions. In Virginia, African colonization attracted getting older revolutionaries, republican moms and their daughters, bondpersons schooled and emancipated for Liberia, evangelical planters and retailers, city unfastened blacks, opportunistic politicians, Quakers, and gents novelists.
An African Republic follows the stories of the emigrants from Virginia to Liberia, the place a few grew to become the management category, consciously looking to display black talents, whereas others discovered better problem and early dying. Tyler-McGraw conscientiously examines the tensions among racial identities, household visions, and republican citizenship in Virginia and Liberia.
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An African Republic: Black and White Virginians in the Making of Liberia (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture) by Marie Tyler-McGraw