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Liberia

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The Republic of Liberia was created on the Grain Coast for freed American slaves. In 1822 a settlement was formed near the spot where Monrovia now stands. On 26 July 1847 the state was constituted as the Free and Independent Republic of Liberia.

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Presidential Election Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Democratic Change International Crisis Group West African State 
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Further Reading

  1. Daniels, A., Monrovia Mon Amour: a Visit to Liberia. 1992Google Scholar
  2. Ellis, Stephen, The Mask of Anarchy: The Destruction of Liberia and the Religious Dimension of an African Civil War. 1999Google Scholar
  3. Sawyer, A., The Emergence of Autocracy in Liberia: Tragedy and Challenge. 1992Google Scholar
  4. National Statistical Office: The Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS), 9th Street, Sinkor, Monrovia.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014

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  • Barry Turner

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