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Between abolition and jihad: the Asanti response to the ending of the Atlantic slave trade, 1807 - 1896

Austin, Gareth (2002) Between abolition and jihad: the Asanti response to the ending of the Atlantic slave trade, 1807 - 1896. In: Law, Robin, (ed.) From Slave Trade to 'Legitimate' Commerce: the Commercial Transition in Nineteenth-Century West Africa. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 93-118. ISBN 9780521523066

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Abstract

This edited collection, written by leading specialists, deals with nineteenth-century commercial transition in West Africa: the ending of the Atlantic slave trade and development of alternative forms of "legitimate" trade. Approaching the subject from an African perspective, the case studies consider the effects of transition on the African societies involved, and provide new insights into the history of precolonial Africa and the slave trade, origins of European imperialism, and longer term issues of economic development in Africa.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.cambridge.org/
Additional Information: © 2002 Cambridge University Press
Library of Congress subject classification: D History General and Old World > DT Africa
Sets: Departments > Economic History
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2009 10:42
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/26075/

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