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Slavery, abolition and the transition to colonialism in Sierra Leone / edited by Paul E. Lovejoy and Suzanne Schwarz.

Publication:
Trenton, New Jersey : Africa World Press, [2015]
Series:
Harriet Tubman series (Trenton, N.J.)
The Harriet Tubman series on the African diaspora
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 314 pages ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Slave trade -- Africa, West.
Freedmen -- Sierra Leone -- History -- 18th century.
Freedmen -- Sierra Leone -- History -- 19th century.
Sierra Leone -- History -- To 1896.
Sierra Leone -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Sierra Leone -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Freedmen.
Slave trade.
Social history.
West Africa.
Sierra Leone.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Preface / David Richardson
Sierra Leone in the eighteenth and nineteenth century / Paul E. Lovejoy and Suzanne Schwarz
Liverpool ascendant: British merchants and the slave trade at Sierra Leone, 1701-1808 / Kenneth Morgan
"Keep hur bottom well paid with stuff": a letter of instruction for a slaving venture to the Sierra Leone coast in 1760 / Bruce Mouser
Robert Bostock of Liverpool and the British slave trade on the Upper Guinea Coast, 1769-93 / Denise Jones
The dirty business of panyarring and palaver: slave trading on the Upper Guinea Coast in the eighteenth century / Sean Kelley
Forgotten colony in Africa: the British province of Senegambia (1765-83) / Paul E. Lovejoy
"African" settlers in the founding of Freetown / James Sidbury
"Dedicated to the sound politicians of all the trading nations of Europe": Sierra Leone and the European colonial imagination / Kate Hodgson
From company administration to crown control: experimentation and adaptation in Sierra Leone in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century / Suzanne Schwarz
Freetown and "freedom"? colonialism and slavery in Sierra Leone, 1790s to 1861 / Philip Misevich
La Amistad's "interpreter" reinterpreted: James "Kaweli" Covey's distressed Atlantic childhood and the production of knowledge about nineteenth-century Sierra Leone / Benjamin Lawrance
From Sierra Leone to Guiana and Martinique: indentured labor in the nineteenth century / Céline Flory
The Islamic factor in the development of Sierra Leone / David Skinner.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Lovejoy, Paul E., editor.
Schwarz, Suzanne, editor.
ISBN:
9781592219827 (hard cover)
1592219829 (hard cover)
9781592219834 (pbk.)
1592219837 (pbk.)
OCLC:
896893423
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