By Elwood D. Dunn,Amos J. Beyan,Carl Patrick Burrowes

initially shaped to harbor freed slaves and american citizens returning to Africa, Liberia as soon as used to be a land of wish. That was once shattered via an extended Civil struggle that shook its very starting place. modern day Liberia is glimpsed during this moment edition.

Building at the first variation, this up to date quantity specializes in the personalities, from the founders of Liberia, to the warriors who're in charge at the same time for destruction and the wish of balance. besides those humans, a variety of social and ethnic teams, political events and exertions activities, monetary entities and usual assets are profiled during this up-to-date work.

A new chronology of Liberia is integrated, and a particular bibliography indicates additional readings for the scholar.

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