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A history of West Africa to the nineteenth century.

Basil Davidson

A history of West Africa to the nineteenth century.

With F. K. Buah and the advice of J. F. Ade Ajayi.

by Basil Davidson

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Published by Anchor Books in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Africa, West -- History -- To 1884

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMaps by K. C. Jordan.
      ContributionsBuah, F. K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT471 .D33 1966
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 342 p.
      Number of Pages342
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5993002M
      LC Control Number66024317

      Southern Africa - Southern Africa - European and African interaction in the 19th century: By the time the Cape changed hands during the Napoleonic Wars, humanitarians were vigorously campaigning against slavery, and in they succeeded in persuading Britain to abolish the trade; British antislavery ships soon patrolled the western coast of Africa. In this celebrated book, beautifully translated from the French edition, the history of Africa in the nineteenth century unfolds from the perspective of Africans themselves rather than the European was above all a time of tremendous internal change on the African continent.

      It is clear, as Said would have it, that much of this imagery was absorbed by the West African intelligentsia in the nineteenth century. Edward Blyden, in his earlier writings, construes the "Anglo-Saxon" and the "Negro" historically as "opposites," in the relation of natural rulers and natural servants. The book offers a nuanced examination of West African history in the postabolition and colonial periods, including a critical look at the slave trade after , the era of steamboat commerce, and the role of educated West African Krio across diverse transcolonial borders in .

        The History of the American West Gets a Much-Needed Rewrite Artists, historians and filmmakers alike have been guilty of creating a mythologized version of the U.S. expansion to the west.   Primary source collections of the 19th century. UCLA access includes: Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange; British Politics and Society; British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture; Children's Literature and Childhood; Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, and Conquest; European Literature, The Corvey Collection; Mapping the Author: Diana King.


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