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  • ISBN 0521481279
  • ISBN13 978-0521481274
  • Language English
  • Author Robin Law
  • Publisher Cambridge University Press (August 25, 1995)
  • Pages 292
  • Formats lrf mbr doc txt
  • Category Different
  • Subcategory Humanities
  • Size ePub 1607 kb
  • Size Fb2 1300 kb
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This edited collection, written by leading specialists, deals with nineteenth-century commercial transition in West Africa: the ending of the Atlantic slave trade and development of alternative forms of "legitimate" trade. Approaching the subject from an African perspective, the case studies consider the effects of transition on the African societies involved, and provide new insights into the history of precolonial Africa and the slave trade, origins of European imperialism, and longer term issues of economic development in Africa.

Approaching the subject from an African perspective, the case studies consider the effects of transition on the African societies involved, and provide new insights into the history of pre-colonial Africa and the slave trade, origins of European imperialism, and longer term issues of economic development in Africa.

Robin Law, ed. From Slave Trade to 'Legitimate' Commerce: The . From Slave Trade to 'Legitimate' Commerce: The Commercial Transition in Nineteenth-Century West Africa. During the early nineteenth century, the trans-Atlantic slave trade was declared illegal and eventually eliminated, being surpassed in Western Africa by a 'legitimate' (. non-slave) trade, mostly in vegetable products such as palm oil and groundnuts. The book's focus is primarily on Dahomey, Yorubaland, the Slave Coast and the Gold Coast, areas significantly involved in the slave trade in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries that also made the change to non-slave exports by the mid-nineteenth century.

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The West African palm oil trade in the nineteenth century and the 'crisis of adaptation' Martin Lynn-. Approaching the subject from an African, rather than a European or American, perspective, the case studies consider the effects of transition on the African societies involved.

The Commercial Transition in Nineteenth-Century West Africa. Book summary views reflect the number of visits to the book and chapter landing pages. An African response to abolition: AngloDahomian negotiations on ending the slave trade, 1838–77. Slavery & Abolition, Vol. 16, Issue.

Approaching the subject from an African perspective, the case studies consider the effects of transition on the African societies involved, and provide new insights into the history of precolonial Africa and the slave trade, origins of European imperialism, and longer term issues of economic development in Africa.

West African Kings and merchants who wanted to continue the trade were . This book focuses on the significant role of West African consumers in the development of the global economy.

West African Kings and merchants who wanted to continue the trade were compelled to change to the 'legitimate' trade as defined in Western economics of the period. It is argued that the same trend has continued till this era of neo-liberalism. The task of this paper is to show how Western economics and the knowledge it engenders have facilitated the exploitation of West Africa since the era of the slave trade.

The nineteenth century was a turning point in African history in that it marked the abolition of the slave trade and .

The nineteenth century was a turning point in African history in that it marked the abolition of the slave trade and the geneses of legitimate commerce and the New Imperialism. For legitimate commerce, and uses of palm oil and kernel, see Robin Law, The Transition from the Slave Trade to Legitimate Commerce, Studies in the World History of Slavery Abolition and Emancipation, . (1996), 1–13.

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