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The Resource Peculiar rhetoric : slavery, freedom, and the African colonization movement, Bjørn F. Stillion Southard

Peculiar rhetoric : slavery, freedom, and the African colonization movement, Bjørn F. Stillion Southard

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Peculiar rhetoric : slavery, freedom, and the African colonization movement
Title
Peculiar rhetoric
Title remainder
slavery, freedom, and the African colonization movement
Statement of responsibility
Bjørn F. Stillion Southard
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The African colonization movement occupies a troubling rhetorical territory in the struggle for racial equality in the United States. For white colonizationists, the movement seemed positioned as a welcome compromise between slavery and abolition. For free blacks, colonization offered the hope of freedom, but not within America's borders. Bjørn F. Stillion Southard indicates how politics and identity were negotiated amid the intense public debate on race, slavery, and freedom in America. Operating from a position of power, white advocates argued that colonization was worthy of massive support from the federal government. Stillion Southard pores over the speeches of Henry Clay, Elias B. Caldwell, and Abraham Lincoln, which engaged with colonization during its active deliberation. Between Clay's and Caldwell's speeches at the founding of the American Colonization Society (ACS) in 1816 and Lincoln's final public effort to encourage colonization in 1862, Stillion Southard analyzes the little-known speeches and writings of free blacks who wrestled with colonization's conditional promises of freedom. He examines an array of discourses to probe the complex issues of identity confronting free blacks who attempted to meaningfully engage in colonization efforts. From a peculiarly voiced "Counter Memorial" against the ACS to the letters of wealthy black merchant Louis Sheridan negotiating for his passage to Liberia to the civically minded orations of Hilary Teage in Liberia, Stillion Southard brings to light the intricate rhetoric of blacks who addressed colonization to Africa."--Provided by publisher
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MsSM/DLC/DLC
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Stillion Southard, Bjørn F.,
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Race, rhetoric, and media series
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  • American Colonization Society
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Clay, Henry
  • Caldwell, Elias Boudinot
  • Sheridan, Louis
  • Teage, Hilary
  • Caldwell, Elias Boudinot
  • Clay, Henry
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Sheridan, Louis
  • American Colonization Society
  • African Americans
  • Free blacks
  • Slavery
  • Rhetoric
  • African Americans
  • Free blacks
  • Political and social views
  • Rhetoric
  • Slavery
  • America
  • Liberia
  • United States
Label
Peculiar rhetoric : slavery, freedom, and the African colonization movement, Bjørn F. Stillion Southard
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"First printing 2019."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Chapter 1: Peculiar argumentation: Henry Clay, Elias B. Caldwell, and the establishment of colonization's deliberative discourse -- Chapter 2: Peculiar voice: the counter memorial of the free people of colour of the District of Columbia and the unsettling of colonization's deliberative discourse -- Chapter 3: Peculiar planning: Louis Sheridan and the negotiation of diasporic and deliberative discourse -- Chapter 4: Peculiar obligations: Hilary Teage and the constitution of civic identity in Liberia -- Chapter 5: Peculiar proposal: Abraham Lincoln and the public policy advocacy for colonization -- Chapter 6: Conclusion: middle passages, emigration, and peculiar legacies
Control code
1061091099
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 175 pages
Isbn
9781496823694
Lccn
2019002912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1061091099
Label
Peculiar rhetoric : slavery, freedom, and the African colonization movement, Bjørn F. Stillion Southard
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First printing 2019."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Chapter 1: Peculiar argumentation: Henry Clay, Elias B. Caldwell, and the establishment of colonization's deliberative discourse -- Chapter 2: Peculiar voice: the counter memorial of the free people of colour of the District of Columbia and the unsettling of colonization's deliberative discourse -- Chapter 3: Peculiar planning: Louis Sheridan and the negotiation of diasporic and deliberative discourse -- Chapter 4: Peculiar obligations: Hilary Teage and the constitution of civic identity in Liberia -- Chapter 5: Peculiar proposal: Abraham Lincoln and the public policy advocacy for colonization -- Chapter 6: Conclusion: middle passages, emigration, and peculiar legacies
Control code
1061091099
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 175 pages
Isbn
9781496823694
Lccn
2019002912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1061091099

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