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The Resource Commercial agriculture, the slave trade & slavery in Atlantic Africa, edited by Robin Law, Suzanne Schwarz & Silke Strickrodt

Commercial agriculture, the slave trade & slavery in Atlantic Africa, edited by Robin Law, Suzanne Schwarz & Silke Strickrodt

Label
Commercial agriculture, the slave trade & slavery in Atlantic Africa
Title
Commercial agriculture, the slave trade & slavery in Atlantic Africa
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robin Law, Suzanne Schwarz & Silke Strickrodt
Title variation
Commercial agriculture, the slave trade and slavery in Atlantic Africa
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Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This challenging new perspective on slave-trading and slavery in Atlantic Africa, examines the transition from slave trading to legitimate trade through the role of commercial agriculture. Re-appraising the links between slavery and colonialism, it will be significant reading for those in colonial studies, eighteenth-century studies, Atlantic history and African history
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Cataloging source
E7B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Western Africa series
Commercial agriculture, the slave trade & slavery in Atlantic Africa, edited by Robin Law, Suzanne Schwarz & Silke Strickrodt
Label
Commercial agriculture, the slave trade & slavery in Atlantic Africa, edited by Robin Law, Suzanne Schwarz & Silke Strickrodt
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7722/j.ctt31nj49
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Frontcover; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; List of Maps, Tables & Figures; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 The slave trade and commercial agriculture in an African context; 2 São Tomé and Príncipe: The first plantation economy in the tropics; 3 The export of rice and millet from Upper Guinea into the sixteenth-century Atlantic trade; 4 'Our indico designe': Planting and processing indigo for export, Upper Guinea Coast, 1684-1702
  • 5 'There's nothing grows in the West Indies but will grow here': Dutch and English projects of plantation agriculture on the Gold Coast, 1650s-1780s6 The origins of 'legitimate commerce'; 7 A Danish experiment in commercial agriculture on the Gold Coast, 1788-93; 8 'The Colony has made no progress in agriculture': Contested perceptions of agriculture in the colonies of Sierra Leone and Liberia; 9 Church Missionary Society projects of agricultural improvement in nineteenth-century Sierra Leone and Yorubaland; 10 Agricultural enterprise and unfree labour in nineteenth-century Angola
  • Commercial agriculture and the ending of slave-trading and slavery in West Africa, 1780s-1920sIndex; Backcover
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Extent
1 online resource (290 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782041788
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Specific material designation
remote

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