Bronwen Everill offers a new perspective on African global history, applying a comparative approach to freed slave settlers in Sierra Leone and Liberia to understand their role in the anti-slavery colonization movements of Britain and America.
BRONWEN EVERILL is Assistant Professor of Global History at Warwick University, UK. She completed her PhD at King's College London and held a research fellowship at Oxford University. Her teaching and research focus on the history of imperial humanitarianism in Africa.
List of Maps, Tables, and Illustrations Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction PART I: FOUNDATIONS Transatlantic Anti-Slavery Networks An African Middle Class Americans in Africa PART II: INTERACTIONS The Abolitionist Propaganda War Slave Trade Interventionism Commercial Rivalry and Liberian Independence Arguments for Colonial Expansion Epilogue: 1861 and Beyond Bibliography Index