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Commercial Agriculture, the Slave Trade and Slavery in Atlantic Africa

Commercial Agriculture, the Slave Trade and Slavery in Atlantic Africa( )
Author: Law, Robin
Schwarz, Suzanne
Strickrodt, Silke
Series title:Western Africa Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Imprint:James Currey
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $90.00
Book Description:

This book considers commercial agriculture in Africa in relation to the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the institution of slavery within Africa itself, from the beginnings of European maritime trade in the fifteenth century to the early stages of colonial rule in the twentieth century. From the outset, the export of agricultural produce from Africa represented a potential alternative to the slave trade: although the predominant trend was to transport enslaved Africans to the Americas...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Africa / General
Business & Economics / Industries / Agribusiness
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.396 x 9.399 x 0.897 Inches
Book Weight:1.395 Pounds

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