A comparative history of commercial transition in three West African slave trading economies, 1630 to 1860
- Publisher: Wageningen University
colonialism | law | Economic, Social, and Cultural History of West Africa | west africa | kolonialisme | Economische, sociale en cultuurgeschiedenis van West-Afrika | goud | basisproducten | recht | sociale verandering | commodities | economische verandering | history | slavernij | west-afrika | gold | trade | handel | economic change | slavery | geschiedenis | social change
<p>The nineteenth century ‘commercial transition’ from export economies based on slaves to ones dominated by commodities like palm oil has been a central theme in West African history. However, most studies have tended to focus on the impact of the change and assumed th...