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Author Lindsay, Lisa A., author.

Title Atlantic bonds : a nineteenth-century odyssey from America to Africa / Lisa A. Lindsay
Published Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]


Description 1 online resource
Series H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman series
H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman series.
Contents Scipio Vaughan's South Carolina -- Leaving home -- The love of liberty -- Troubled times in Yorubaland -- Reconstructions -- Vaughan's rebellion -- Afterlives
Summary "A decade before the American Civil War, James Churchwill Vaughan (1828-93) set out to fulfill his formerly enslaved father's dying wish: that he should leave his home in South Carolina for a new life in Africa. He traveled first to Liberia, then with Southern Baptist missionaries to "Yoruba country." Over the next forty years in today's southwestern Nigeria, Vaughan was taken captive, served as a military sharpshooter, built and re-built a livelihood, led a revolt against white racism, and founded a family of activists"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Vaughan, James Churchwill, 1828-1893.
Vaughan, James Churchwill, 1828-1893
African Americans -- Nigeria, Southwest -- Biography
Back to Africa movement.
HISTORY -- Africa -- West.
African Americans.
Back to Africa movement.
Southwest Nigeria.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781469631134