By D. Elwood Dunn
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Originally the ACS was the dominant element, creating a colonial relationship between themselves and the settler entity. Nonetheless, in the years that followed authority was assumed first by the settler merchant class and then by a personalized presidency as the state expanded into the hinterland regions and consolidated its position. While the power-base for the new Liberia was developing, however, an alternative model (dating back at least to the 1850s) was evolving. Challenging the notion of building Liberia as a replica of the West in Africa, the articulators of this plan saw the majority indigenous population as essential to the creation of a prosperous and stable society.
I thank my wife, Matilda Eeleen, for her continuing moral encouragement. This reference study is dedicated to the memory of the thousands of Liberians who lost their lives in the Civil War. D. ELWOOD DUNN SEWANEE, TENNESSEE JUNE 1994 Page xvii Introduction Located along the western bulge of Africa, facing the Atlantic Ocean, the Republic of Liberia is a country of tropical rain forests and broken plateaux. Founded as a modern state in 1822, and becoming an independent entity in 1847, Liberia is the product of complex historical processes.
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