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Slavery and colonial rule in French West Africa

Martin A. Klein

Slavery and colonial rule in French West Africa

by Martin A. Klein

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, French-speaking West,
  • Senegal,
  • Guinea,
  • Mali
    • Subjects:
    • Slavery -- Africa, French-speaking West -- History.,
    • Slavery -- Senegal -- History.,
    • Slavery -- Guinea -- History.,
    • Slavery -- Mali -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-346) and index.

      StatementMartin A. Klein.
      SeriesAfrican studies series ;, 94
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT1396 .K54 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 354 p. :
      Number of Pages354
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL681387M
      ISBN 100521593247
      LC Control Number97027996

      The Historic New Orleans Collection. Code Noir of Paris: les Librairies Associez, I s early as , when Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville first began to develop the French colony of Louisiana, he petitioned the king to allow a slaving expedition to the west coast of Africa to procure captive laborers. Although the first cargo of enslaved Africans did not arrive in . The two largest colonial powers in Africa were France and Britain, both of which controlled two-thirds of Africa before World War I and more than 70 percent after the war (see Table ). The period from the mids to the early s marked the zenith of imperial rule in Africa. The formalization of colonial rule was accomplished at theFile Size: KB.

      He considers the impact of the Atlantic slave trade and the evolution of slavery both before the French and under their rule. While he discusses French policy, the main focus of the book is the constantly changing relationships between slave and master, and the attempts on the part of slaves to seek freedom, or autonomy where they remained in Brand: Martin Klein; David Anderson; Carolyn Brown. While West Africans made up the vast majority of the enslaved, the east coast of Africa, too, supplied slaves for the trade. In the New World, the institution of slavery assumed a new aspect when the mercantilist system demanded a permanent, identifiable, and plentiful labor supply.

      Klein, Martin A. Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, DOI: /CBO E-mail Citation» A comprehensive study of the relationship of French colonial rule to slavery, with a chapter specifically on the impact of abolitionism. Lovejoy, Paul. Spanish colonial authorities generally envisioned a three-tiered society that included whites, free blacks, and slaves, whereas the French and Anglo-American vision included only free whites and black slaves, with a very small number of libres. The Spanish tradition saw free blacks as a legitimate, integral part of society: by offering enslaved.


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The heart of the study focuses on the period between andwhen a French army. Martin Klein's book is a history of slaves during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in three former French colonies.

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Bioliographic Information on Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa by Martin Klein Words 5 Pages Bibliographic Information: Klein, Martin A., Slavery And Colonial Rule in French West Africa,Cambridge University Press The book bears importance in being one of the few studies about domestic slavery within the French West Africa.

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A study of encounters between colonizer and colonized in French West Africa throughout the colonial period, focusing on “history from below.” Following a general analysis of French colonial rule in the AOF, a separate chapter is devoted to each colony. Katan Bensamoun, Yvette, Rama Chalak, and Jacques-Robert Katan.

Bibliographic Information: Klein, Martin A., Slavery And Colonial Rule in French West Africa,Cambridge University Press The book bears importance in being one of the few studies about domestic slavery within the French West Africa.

It contributes to the. Bioliographic Information on Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa by Martin Klein Words | 5 Pages. Bibliographic Information: Klein, Martin A., Slavery And Colonial Rule in French West Africa,Cambridge University Press The book bears importance in being one of the few studies about domestic slavery within the French West Africa.

French West Africa (French: Afrique-Occidentale française, AOF) was a federation of eight French colonial territories in Africa: Mauritania, Senegal, French Sudan (now Mali), French Guinea (now Guinea), Ivory Coast, Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso), Dahomey (now Benin) and federation existed from until Its capital was Saint-Louis, Senegal untiland Capital: Saint Louis (–), Dakar (–).

The main causes for the death of slavery in Africa were various economic changes, slave resistance, and colonial policies despite most of them not intended to get rid of slavery.

Following conquest and abolition by the French, over a million slaves in French West Africa fled from their masters to earlier homes between and French West Africa, French Afrique Occidentale Française (AOF), administrative grouping under French rule from until of the former French territories of West Africa: Senegal, French Guinea, the Ivory Coast, and the French Sudan, to which Dahomey was added in Certain territories of the Sudan were grouped together under the name Senegambia and Niger.

Now that the slavery is perceived by all as a crime against humanity, the victim (Africa) must be compensate. That is the only one way the West can repair its atrocities. K.L. Penegar J at pm.

Could this piece be amended to describe the actual process of ‘re-inslavement’ by Napoleon between and. — Martin Klein, author of Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa “By looking at an emergent commercial town with deeply engrained political and economic competition, and relating this study to the wider library, Mann provides a fine example of how the rise and decline of African slavery can be traced in its complexity.

The French colonial empire constituted the overseas colonies, protectorates and mandate territories that came under French rule from the 16th century onward. A distinction is generally made between the "First French Colonial Empire," that existed untilby which time most of it had been lost or sold, and the "Second French Colonial Empire", which began with the Capital: Paris.The history of slavery spans many cultures, nationalities, and religions from ancient times to the present day.

However the social, economic, and legal positions of slaves have differed vastly in different systems of slavery in different times and places. Slavery occurs relatively rarely among hunter-gatherer populations because it develops under conditions of social stratification.Austin, Gareth, Labour, Land and Capital in Ghana: From Slavery to Free Labour in Asante, – (Rochester, NY, ).The economics and political economy of the existence and growth of slavery in a major West African kingdom, and of its eventual decline in the double context of colonial rule and the adoption of export agriculture.