ABSTRACT

First Published in 2002. This compelling book brings to light a disillusioned experiment of biracial missionary labours that were expected to carry the beliefs and cultural values of nineteenth century white Americans to the black continent of Africa.

Introduction 1. Origins of The Liberia 2. Missionary Backgrounds and motivations 3. Native African Missions 4. Problems of Missionary Work Force: Biracial Era 5. The Failed Experiment of Black Autonomy, 1849-1875 Conclusion