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The British interest on the coast of Africa

The British interest on the coast of Africa

consider"d, with the interest of other Europeans, and the politicks they used for carrying on that trade.

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Published in [London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 261, no. 31.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2]p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16918576M

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The Gold Coast was a British Crown Colony on the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa from to its independence as part of the nation of Ghana in The term Gold Coast is also often used to describe all of the four separate jurisdictions that were under the administration of the Governor of the Gold were the Gold Coast itself, Ashanti, the Northern Territories protectorate and the Capital: Cape Coast (–), Accra (–).

The Imperial British East Africa Company (IBEAC) was a commercial association founded to develop African trade in the areas controlled by the British Empire. The company was incorporated in London on 18 Apriland granted a royal charter by Queen Victoria on 6 September It was led by William Mackinnon and built upon his company's trading activities in the region, with the Founded: London, United Kingdom (18 April ).

British West Africa was the collective name for British colonies in West Africa during the colonial period, either in the general geographical sense or the formal colonial administrative United Kingdom held varying parts of these territories or the whole throughout the 19th century.

From west to east, the colonies became the independent countries of The Gambia, Sierra Leone, Ghana Capital: Freetown. Africa Emergent: A Survey of Social, Political and Economic Trends in British Africa by William Macmillan. The First Dance of Freedom: Black Africa in the Post War Era by Meredith, Martin.

East of Mina: Afro-European relations on the Gold Coast in the s and s by A Da Mota The Turning Point in Africa: British Colonial Policy The late nineteenth century 'Scramble for Africa' saw European colonialist powers carve up the African continent between themselves.

Great Britain controlled the largest portion of territory, with its Colonial Regulations requiring an ‘Annual Blue Book’ to be transmitted from each colony to the British Colonial Office. The Blue Book was. The British interest on the coast of Africa consider'd, with the interest of other Europeans, and the politicks they used for carrying on that trade.

Publisher: [London], []. In a book as splendid in its wealth of information as it is breathtaking in scope, British writer and photojournalist John Reader brings to light Africa's geology and evolution, the majestic array of its landforms and environments, the rich diversity of its peoples and their ways of life, the devastating legacies of slavery and colonialism as Cited by: Out of Africa – Isak Dinesen (pseudonym of author Karen Blixen).

“I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills.” The story recounts the events of Blixen’s life on a coffee plantation in Kenya, then British East Africa. It’s a tale of African colonial life and the people who touched her life while there.

The first modern humans are believed to have inhabited South Africa more thanyears ago. South Africa's prehistory has been divided into two phases based on broad patterns of technology namely the Stone Age and Iron the discovery of hominins at Taung and australopithecine fossils in limestone caves at Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, and Kromdraai these areas were collectively.

Into Africa tells the story of the events leading up to the famous meeting of Stanley and Livingstone in Africa in The book is well-written and conveys a good sense into what life was like on the African expeditions undertaken by explorers during the Victorian by: 2.

The British empire in Africa was vast. It included lands in North Africa, such as Egypt, much of West Africa, and huge territories in Southern and East Africa. Living under British rule in Africa was different, depending on which part of Africa you lived in. However, there is no doubt that British.

Nigeria - Nigeria - Nigeria as a colony: After the British government assumed direct control of the Royal Niger Company’s territories, the northern areas were renamed the Protectorate of Northern Nigeria, and the land in the Niger delta and along the lower reaches of the river was added to the Niger Coast Protectorate, which was renamed the Protectorate of Southern Nigeria.

The islands of Zanzibar and Pemba off the East coast of Africa have long been part of a cosmopolitan Indian Ocean trading world. On these tropical islands, as well as the nearby coast, the ancient African civilization of the Swahili grew wealthy on. Accompanying the BBC series, Coast is not only a superbly illustrated celebration of Britain's coastal areas but a practical guide to all that they have to offer.

The first part of the book is divided into the 12 coastal regions as featured in the programme, with lavish photography, maps and evocative essays/5(22). The interest of the british people for east Africa was a territorial strategy. We know this because control of East Africa would also connect the British Empire in Africa from South Africa to Egypt.

Have in mind also that there was lots of gold scattered around Africa and Africans grow sugarcane and they could get to India in that way. Book distributors help publishers get their books placed into bookstores, libraries, specialty stores, schools and other markets.

The following list of book distributors and wholesalers features the largest distributors at the top, followed by distributors in alphabetic order (scroll down for book distributors in Canada and UK). Fringing the forested coastline for km from Langdale in the south to Lund in the north, the Sunshine Coast – separated from the Lower Mainland by the Coast Mountains and the Strait of Georgia – has an independent, island-like mentality that belies the fact it's just a.

British activity on the West African coast was centred around the lucrative slave trade. European ships took more than 11 million people into slavery from the West African coast. West Africa covers an area of about one-fifth of the continent, or 6, sq km.

The northern part of the region is a semi-arid terrain, south of the Sahara Desert. The southern part is covered by savannahs. The total population of West Africa exceeds million. The most populous country is Nigeria with million inhabitants ().

Southern Africa - Southern Africa - European and African interaction from the 15th through the 18th century: The first Europeans to enter Southern Africa were the Portuguese, who from the 15th century edged their way around the African coast in the hope of outflanking Islam, finding a sea route to the riches of India, and discovering additional sources of food.

former teacher who had spent several years studying in the US. He was also the leader of the Africans largely nonviolent protests. He worked to liberate the Gold Coast from the British. He organized strikes and boycotts and was often imprisoned by the British government. He later became Ghana's first prime minister and later its president-for-life.

2. Give students the British Empire in Africa Grid. Students will agree or disagree with the statement: "British interest in Africa between and was largely strategic”. They will need copies of the source pack in pairs or small groups.

They should study the sources and try to determine what they tell them about British motives.6 - From Coast to Hinterland: Fiscal Capacity Building in British and French West Africa, c.

– By Ewout Frankema, Marlous van Waijenburg Edited by Ewout Frankema, Wageningen Universiteit, The Netherlands, Anne Booth, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.