Black Resettlement and the American Civil War (Cambridge Studies on the American South)

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Black Resettlement and the American Civil War (Cambridge Studies on the American South)

Black Resettlement and the American Civil War (Cambridge Studies on the American South)

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But as Page shows, colonization in its classic form was only one among a variety of separatist options that captured the imaginations of white and Black Americans in the Civil War era. Examines the scale and complexity of black resettlement projects and proposals between the adoption of the U.

However, if you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an inspection copy.What the Black abolitionist David Walker described as "the colonizing trick" was also a colonizing default: a reflexive and almost universal urge to solve notionally "racial" problems by means of large-scale population transfer and physical separation (p. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.

Black Resettlement and the American Civil War sheds new light on the phenomenon of Black removal by broadening its chronological, institutional, and geographic scope. This sweeping insight drives Black Resettlement and the American Civil War, Page's wide-ranging history of the various movements for Black removal (both within and outside the United States) that operated between the 1840s and the Reconstruction era. By taking a panoramic view of colonization and related projects, Page shows just how pervasive the "separatist impulse" was in nineteenth-century American life.

The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. This volume enriches the transnational trajectory of US Civil War scholarship and provides fertile ground for delving deeply into specific areas of the controversy. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.

Most notoriously, this impulse gave rise to "colonization," [End Page 575] the largely white-led movement to relocate free Black Americans to West Africa.By contrast, Page begins with the "revival" of colonization and emigration during the 1840s and 1850s (p. Page diagnoses a deep-seated "separatist impulse" at the heart of nineteenth-century American social and political life (p. In the final chapter, Page surveys a variety of internal colonization schemes, including Reconstruction-era plans for Black enclaves in Florida, Texas, and South Carolina. He is the co-author of Colonization After Emancipation: Lincoln and the Movement for Black Resettlement.

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