Slavery and Reform in West Africa : Toward Emancipation in Nineteenth-Century Senegal and the Gold Coast.

A series of transformations, reforms, and attempted abolitions of slavery form a core narrative of nineteenth-century coastal West Africa. As the region's role in Atlantic commercial networks underwent a gradual transition from principally that of slave exporter to producer of "legitimate...

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Author / Creator:Getz, Trevor R., author.
Imprint:Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, 2004.
Description:1 online resource (278 pages)
Language:English
Series:Western African Studies
Western African studies.
Subject:Slavery -- Senegal -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Ghana -- History -- 19th century.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Senegal.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Ghana.
Esclavage -- Sénégal -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.
Esclavages -- Ghāna -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.
Esclaves -- Affranchissement -- Sénégal.
Esclaves -- Affranchissement -- Ghāna.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
HISTORY -- General.
Slavery.
Slaves -- Emancipation.
Abschaffung
Sklaverei
Slavernij.
Ghana.
Senegal.
Goldküste
Senegal
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History.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11275791
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Summary:A series of transformations, reforms, and attempted abolitions of slavery form a core narrative of nineteenth-century coastal West Africa. As the region's role in Atlantic commercial networks underwent a gradual transition from principally that of slave exporter to producer of "legitimate goods" and dependent markets, institutions of slavery became battlegrounds in which European abolitionism, pragmatic colonialism, and indigenous agency clashed. In Slavery and Reform in West Africa, Trevor Getz demonstrates that it was largely on the anvil of this issue that French and Br
Other form:Print version: Getz, Trevor R. Slavery and Reform in West Africa : Toward Emancipation in Nineteenth-Century Senegal and the Gold Coast. Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, ©2004