A comparative history of commercial transition in three West African slave trading economies, 1630 to 1860

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Dalrymple-Smith, Angus;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Wageningen University
  • Subject: 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... View more
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