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Author Getz, Trevor R.

Title Slavery and Reform in West Africa [electronic resource] : Toward Emancipation in Nineteenth-Century Senegal and the Gold Coast.

Imprint Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, 2004.

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Description 1 online resource (278 pages).
Series Western African Studies
Western African studies.
Contents Maps; Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Era of the Atlantic Slave Trade; 2 The Crisis of Abolition, Legitimate Trade, and the Adaptation of Slavery; 3 Rules and Reality; 4 The Grand Experiment; 5 Pragmatic Policies in Periods of Expansion; 6 Slaves and Masters in the Postproclamation Gold Coast; 7 Slaves and Masters in French-Administered Senegal; 8 Toward the Eradication of the Overland Slave Trade?; Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Subject Slavery -- Senegal -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Ghana -- History -- 19th century.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Senegal.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Ghana.
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
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
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0852554494 (James Currey cloth)
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