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The African-British long eighteenth century [electronic resource] : an analysis of African-British treaties, colonial economics, and anthropological discourse / Tcho Mbaimba Caulker.

Author/Creator:
Caulker, Tcho Mbaimba, 1977-
Publication:
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (216 p.)
Subjects:
Africa -- History -- 18th century.
Africa, West -- Relations -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- Relations -- Africa, West -- History -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa -- Administration -- History -- 18th century.
Africa, West -- In literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book traces the emergence of British colonial administration in West Africa during the long eighteenth century through analysis of colonial archival documents, such as the African-British Treaties and the Reports of the British Sierra Leone Company, and concludes with analysis of The Last Harmattan of Alusine Dunbar by Syl Cheney-Coker, a postcolonial novel that examines the eighteenth century period.
Contents:
Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 01. Long Eighteenth-Century Fictive Literature and Filling the Vacuum of Africa; Chapter 02. British-African Treaty Making and the Construction of a British Colonial State in Sierra Leone; Chapter 03. Reading the British Sierra Leone Company: The Sierra Leone Company and its Ties to Emergent Colonial, Economic, and Moral Philosophy of the Long Eighteenth Century; Chapter 04. Natural Science, Exploration, and the Colonial Project in West Africa
Chapter 05. The Last Harmattan of Alusine Dunbar, and Bringing the Long Eighteenth-Century Archiva lPast into the Postcolonial PresentEpilogue: The African-British Long Eighteenth Century and Imagination; Appendix of Treaties; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-282-49433-3
9786612494338
0-7391-3487-6
OCLC:
317493680
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