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African fever, a study of British science, technology, and politics in West Africa, 1787-1864

Dennis G. Carlson

African fever, a study of British science, technology, and politics in West Africa, 1787-1864

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Published by Science History Publications in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West,
  • Africa, Western.
    • Subjects:
    • Malaria -- Africa, West -- History.,
    • Malaria -- History -- Africa, Western.,
    • Africa, West -- History -- To 1884.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDennis G. Carlson ; foreword by Carl E. Taylor ; illustrations by Susette Sites Stansell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC165.W47 C37 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 108 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4260002M
      ISBN 10088135001X
      LC Control Number81005621

      This book brings together interesting essays written by scholars of African history, society, and military about African experiences of the war. It complements and problematises some key themes on Africa and the First World War, and offers a stimulating historiographical excursion, providing possibilities for reconsidering normative conclusions. The empire expanded throughout West Africa from the 8th century until , when it was conquered by the Almoravids. During its golden age, there was a flourishing of mathematics, astronomy, literature, and art. At its peak in , the Mali Empire covered an area about twice the size of modern-day France and stretched to the west coast of Africa. The author notes that during colonial times and previous to this, many of the great warriors of Africa fought for honorable and courageous causes, however the author then suggests that after West Africa recaptured its freedom and independence from British settlers and other colonial settlers, the "African militias selfishly grabbled power" and.


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HEADRICK Persell, The French Colonial Lobby,by WILLIAM B. COHEN Striedter, Felsbilder 1787-1864 book Und Der Sahara, by PHILLIP E. SMITH i. I thank the University of Arizona based Technology for the Study of Planet Earth and the Udall Center for Study of Public And politics in West Africa for a fellowship in fall that permitted me to start this paper, for the chance to present a much earlier version at a fellow's luncheon, and for continued support.

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A Study of British Science,Technology, and Politics in West Africa, Dennis G. Carlson. Dale C. Smith. 60(2). Read this book on Questia. For the purposes of this book, West Africa can be said to be that part of Africa which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean in the west and south, by the Sahara desert in the north, and in the east by a line corresponding approximately to the present eastern boundary of the British colony of Nigeria.

The history of West Africa has been commonly divided into its prehistory, the Iron Age in Africa, the major polities flourishing, the colonial period, and finally the post-independence era, in which the current nations were Africa is west of an imagined north-south axis lying close to 10° east longitude, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Sahara Desert.

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This book is a study of intellectual antecedents to those ideas that propelled the African independence movements of the s and s. For the better part of two centuries, racial domination has been the central concern of African social thought.

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This is a short history of Africa excluding Egypt, Ethiopia and (Dutch and British) South Africa, which are the subjects of separate histories.

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