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West African Slavery and Atlantic Commerce The Senegal River Valley, 17001860 (African Studies) by James F. Searing

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African history: c 1500 to c 1900,
  • Slavery & emancipation,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • History: American,
  • Senegal,
  • Africa - General,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Renaissance,
  • History / Renaissance,
  • History : Africa - General,
  • History : Renaissance,
  • Slave-trade--Senegal--History,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7745080M
ISBN 100521534526
ISBN 109780521534529
OCLC/WorldCa51000965

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West African slavery and Atlantic commerce: the Senegal River Valley, [James F Searing] "This is a very important book. It integrates the history of slavery into the wider history of the region. It is well documented and skillfully argued. Perhaps most important. In his book A Fistful of Shells: West Africa from the Rise of the Slave Trade to the Age of Revolution, Toby Green draws upon a range of underutilized sources to describe the evolution of West Africa over a period of four transformative centuries. With these sources Green demonstrates that the region was integrated into the developing /5(7). Buy the Paperback Book West African Slavery and Atlantic Commerce: The Senegal River Valley, by James F. Searing at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. African studies series ; Full contents: 1. Cosaan: "the origins" 2. Slavery and the slave trade in the Lower Senegal; 3. The Atlantic kingdom: maritime commerce and social change; 4. Merchants and slaves: slavery on Saint Louis and Goree; 5. Famine, civil war, and secession, ; 6. From river empire to colony: Saint Louis and Senegal.