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Warfare in Atlantic Africa, 1500-1800

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John K. Thornton is Professor of History at Millersville University, Pennsylvania. He is the author of Africa and Africans in the ... Weiterlesen
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John K. Thornton is Professor of History at Millersville University, Pennsylvania. He is the author of Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1800 (Cambridge, 1998).

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Examines the role and impact of warfare in west Africa during the period of the slave trade and the founding of the Empire. The book is intended for undergraduate courses in European expansion, slavery and slave trade, African history, colonial history, and for military historians.



Zusammenfassung
Warfare in Atlantic Africa, 1500-1800 investigates the impact of warfare on the history of Africa in the period of the slave trade and the founding of empires. It includes the discussion of:: * the relationship between war and the slave trade * the role of Europeans in promoting African wars and supplying African armies * the influence of climatic and ecological factors on warfare patterns and dynamics * the impact of social organization and military technology, including the gunpowder revolution * case studies of warfare in Sierra Leone, the Gold Coast, Benin and West Central Africa

Produktinformationen

Titel: Warfare in Atlantic Africa, 1500-1800
Autor:
EAN: 9781857283921
ISBN: 978-1-85728-392-1
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Taylor and Francis
Genre: Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 208
Gewicht: 499g
Größe: H234mm x B156mm
Jahr: 1999