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The Resource By the rivers of water : a nineteenth-century Atlantic odyssey, Erskine Clarke

By the rivers of water : a nineteenth-century Atlantic odyssey, Erskine Clarke

Label
By the rivers of water : a nineteenth-century Atlantic odyssey
Title
By the rivers of water
Title remainder
a nineteenth-century Atlantic odyssey
Statement of responsibility
Erskine Clarke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a portrait of an early nineteenth-century missionary couple who worked to overturn slavery in Liberia, where conflicts between settlers and natives forced them to return to a war-stricken U.S. and make a tragic decision
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10218071
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clarke, Erskine
Dewey number
266/.51092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BV3625.L6
LC item number
W554 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilson, J. Leighton
  • Wilson, Jane Bayard
  • Missionaries
  • Missionaries
  • Missionaries
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.
  • Grebo (African people)
  • Mpongwe (African people)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a nineteenth-century Atlantic odyssey
Label
By the rivers of water : a nineteenth-century Atlantic odyssey, Erskine Clarke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Starting places
  • Journey to a West African cape
  • Life among the Mpongwe
  • Homeward journey
Control code
2013021385
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxii, 450 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780465002726
Lccn
2013021385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
By the rivers of water : a nineteenth-century Atlantic odyssey, Erskine Clarke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Starting places
  • Journey to a West African cape
  • Life among the Mpongwe
  • Homeward journey
Control code
2013021385
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxii, 450 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780465002726
Lccn
2013021385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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