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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Workers of African trade.
Beverly Hills : Sage Publications, ©1985
(OCoLC)561646269
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch; Paul E Lovejoy
ISBN: 0803924720 9780803924727
OCLC Number: 11842248
Notes: "The chapters in this volume were originally presented at a conference held at York University, Toronto, in September 1983"--Acknowledgments.
Description: 304 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Workers of trade in precolonial Africa / Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch (16 p.). --
Trade and labor in early precolonial African history : the canoemen of Southern Ghana / Peter C.W Gutkind (26 p.). --
Merchants, porters and canoemen in the Bight of Benin : links in the West African trade network / Patrick Manning (24 p.). --
Sur la route des noix de cola en 1897 : du moyen-Niger à Boola, marché kpelle / Odile Goerg (24 p.). --
Camel caravans of the Saharan salt trade : traders and transporters in the nineteenth century / E. Ann McDougall (24 p.). --
Lignage, esclavage, contrat, salariat : l'évolution de l'organisation du commerce à longue distance chez les Kooroko (Mali) / Jean-Loup Amselle (14 p.). --
Merchants, porters, and teamsters in the nineteenth-century Central Sudan / M.B Duffill (32 p.). --
Labor of violence : Dar al-Kuti in the nineteenth century / Dennis D Cordell (14 p.). --
Wage labor in Kenya in the nineteenth century / Robert J Cummings (16 p.). --
From porters to labor extractors : the Chikunda and Kololo in the Lake Malawi and Tchiri River area / Allen Isaacman (34 p.). --
Porters, trade, and power : the politics of labor in the central highlands of Angola, 1850-1914 / Linda M Heywood (26 p.). --
State's Bakongo burden bearers / William J Samarin (24 p.).
Series Title: Sage series on African modernization and development, v. 11.
Responsibility: Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch, Paul E. Lovejoy, editors.
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