From ex-soldiers to traders and transporters: the case of the Gold Coast Hausa Constabulary: 1874-1942

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Ntewusu, Samuel Aniegye;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Centro de Estudos Internacionais do Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL)
  • Subject: Britain | Colonialism | Ex-servicemen | Accra | Trade | Transport

The article discusses the transformation of ex-soldiers in the Gold Coast Hausa Constabulary, later Gold Coast Regiment into traders and transporters in Accra. The argument of the paper is that the ex-soldiers were able to do such a quick transition because of their exp... View more
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