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The world and a very small place in Africa : a history of globalization in Niumi, the Gambia

Author: Donald R Wright
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2010.
Series: Sources and studies in world history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Exploress how global events have affected people's lives over the past eight centuries in this small region in Africa's smallest country. Drawing on written and oral testimony this study connects  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald R Wright
ISBN: 9780765624833 0765624834 9780765624840 0765624842
OCLC Number: 440282792
Description: xvi, 319 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. Background: Before A.D. 1446 ; The Global Setting for Niumi's History: Before A.D. 1446 ; Niumi in a Restructuring World System: Before A.D. 1446 --
Part II. The Precolonial Period: 1446-1816 ; Niumi Between Two Systems: Waxing Atlantic Trade, Continuing Sudanic Trade, 1446-1600 ; Niumi at the Height of the Atlantic Complex: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries --
Part III. The Colonial Period: 1816-1965 ; A Time of Transition in Niumi: 1816-1897 ; Niumi as Part of the Gambia Colony and Protectorate: 1897-1965 --
Part IV. The Postcolonial Period: Independence or In Dependence? 1965-2009 ; Independent Niumi in the First Republic of the Gambia: 1965-1994 ; Niumi in the Recent Wave of Globalization: The Second Republic, 1994-2009 --
Epilogue: Niumi, 2009: Global Recession, Local Oppression.
Series Title: Sources and studies in world history.
Responsibility: by Donald R. Wright.

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