Black Loyalists: The Search for a Promised Land in Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone 1783-1870. 1st in dj. signed.

By: WALKER, James W.St.G.

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WALKER, James W.St.G. The Black Loyalists : The Search for a Promised Land in Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone, 1783-1870. (Halifax) : Longman & DalhousieUniversity Press, (1976). First Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-xvi,(2),[1]-438,+ 8 pp.plates. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Dalhousie African Studies Series. General editor; John Flint. Contents: 1. Origin of the Black Loyalists: The slaves' war for independence, 1775-83; 2. Land and Settlement in Nova Scotia: The establishment of a free black community, 1783-91; 3. Freedom Denied: The bondage of dependence, 1783-91; 4. Black Society in Loyalist Nova Scotia: The growth of a separate identity, 1783-91; 5. Foundation of Sierra Leone: The province of freedom and the British philanthropists, 1787-92; 6. Black Exodus: Clarkson's mission to America,1791-92; 7. The Year of Jubilee: The Nova Scotian settlers in Sierra Leone , 1792; 8. A New Captivity: Restrictions and Conflict, 1793-94; 9. The Promised Land: The development of an independent existence, 1794-96; 10. Black Nationalism: The political expression of settler independence, 1796-1800; 11. Black and White: Reconciliation with the Sierra Leone Company, 1800-08; 12. The Ransomed Sinners: The restoration of confidence, 1808-15; 13. The Golden Age: Position and prosperity, 1815-27; 14. The Disinheritance: The price of survival, 1827-50; 15. Creoledom: The Nova Scotian heritage ina new nationality, 1850-70. With epilogue, bibliography and index. Slightly cocked, else very good in nicked dust jacket. 60.00

Title: Black Loyalists: The Search for a Promised Land in Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone 1783-1870. 1st in dj. signed.

Author Name: WALKER, James W.St.G.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Longman & Dalhousie University Press, Halifax, 1976, ISBN:058264190x:

Seller ID: 20813

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA LOYALIST BLACK LOYALISTS BLACK STUDIES BLASTU CANADA SIERRA LEONE CANADIAN HISTORY,