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Brokers of change : Atlantic commerce and cultures in precolonial Western Africa

Author: Toby Green; University of Birmingham. Centre of West African Studies.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 178.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays focusing on pre-colonial trade and African-European interaction, this book spans the whole pre-colonial period between the first Portuguese voyages of discovery and the transition to legitimate commerce in the 19th century.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Brokers of change.
Oxford ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011277884
(OCoLC)778419198
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Toby Green; University of Birmingham. Centre of West African Studies.
ISBN: 9780191754180 0191754188
OCLC Number: 1057297314
Notes: Papers presented at a conference held at the Centre of West African Studies, Birmingham University, June 11-13, 2009.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 415 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: pt. 1. African-European relations --
pt. 2. The Atlantic dimension --
pt. 3. The insular Atlantic --
pt. 4. Trade in slaves and commodities --
pt. 5. Post-slavery.
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 178.
Other Titles: Atlantic commerce and cultures in precolonial Western Africa
Responsibility: edited by Toby Green.

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This is an important collection of essays focusing on pre-colonial trade and African-European interaction, looking at western Africa between Senegal and Sierra Leone. It spans the whole pre-colonial  Read more...

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