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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. Toronto : University of TorontoPress, (1999). Pp. (4),[v]-xxv,(1),1-438. 8vo, illustrated purple and gree n card covers with pink spine, green and white lettering to front cover andspine. A volume in the Reprints in Canadian History series. Contents: 1. O rigin of the Black Loyalists: The slaves' war for independence, 1775-83; 2.Land and Settlement in Nova Scotia: The establishment of a free black comm unity, 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. BlackNationalism: 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 newnationality, 1850-70. With epilogue, bibliography and index. Spine sunned to pink, else very good. 30.00
Title: Black Loyalists: The Search for a Promised Land in Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone 1783-1870. UofT Paperback.
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1999, ISBN:0802074022:
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