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West Africa partitioned

Author: John D Hargreaves
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 1974-1985.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hargreaves, John D.
West Africa partitioned.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 1974-1985
(OCoLC)682098163
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Hargreaves
ISBN: 0299067203 9780299067205 0299099903 9780299099909
OCLC Number: 1323662
Description: 2 volumes : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: v. 1. The loaded pause, 1885-1889.--v. 2. The elephants and the grass. 1. West Africa and Europe in 1885 : Nineteenth century relationships ; The course of wet African development ; New European interests and attitudes ; The elements of the ‘new imperialism' ; The pattern of the scramble ; The loaded pause --
2. The French inhibited : French attitudes to Africa, 1885-6 ; The crisis of Sudanese imperialism: France and Samori ; France and Islam in the Senegal Valley, 1885-6 ; Gallieni and the Muslim empires ; French penetration of Senegambia ; Towards the gulf of Guinea --
3. The foreign office and the Niger : The empire of the Royal Niger Company ; Creeping imperialism in the oil rivers ; Macdonald's halfway house --
4. The balance of power on the slave coast : Britain and the Yoruba wars ; The Aja under pressure ; The colonial office and the Lagos frontier ; Tofa, France and Dahomey, 1888-9 --
5. Samori, France and Britain : Sir Samuel Rowe and the Sierra Leone frontier ; Samori’s Contacts with the British, 1885-7 ; Samori between France and Britain --
6. The best diplomacy can do : Imperialist doctrine and imperialist practice ; The international context ; The Germans and their neighbors in west Africa ; The crisis of British Gambia ; Towards negotiation ; Illusory equilibrium.
Responsibility: John D. Hargreaves.

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