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A history of the Gold Coast of West Africa.

Alfred Burdon Ellis

A history of the Gold Coast of West Africa.

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Published by Curzon Press, Ltd in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana
    • Subjects:
    • Ghana -- History -- To 1957.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of 1st ed., London, Chapman and Hall, 1893.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT511 .E47 1971b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 400 p.
      Number of Pages400
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5337399M
      LC Control Number72190777


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Gold Coast, section of the coast of the Gulf of Guinea, in Africa. It extends approximately from Axim, Ghana, or nearby Cape Three Points, in the west to the Volta River in the east and is so called because it was an important source of gold.

An area of intense colonial rivalry from the 17th century, it was acquired by the British in the 19th. Internet Archive BookReader A history of the Gold Coast of West Africa Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page.

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. edition. Excerpt. A history of the Gold Coast of West Africa Item Preview remove-circle Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: the yoruba-speaking peoples of the slave coast of west africa: their religion, manners, customs, laws., language, etc.

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Ellis. Ellis, A. (Alfred Burdon), View full catalog record. A history of the Gold Coast of West Africa by Alfred Burdon Ellis; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Accessible book; Places: Ghana; Times: To Page - Whereas power and jurisdiction have been exercised for and on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, within divers countries and places adjacent to Her Majesty's forts and settlements on the Gold Coast ; we, chiefs of countries and places so referred to, adjacent to the said forts and settlements, do hereby acknowledge that power and.

Preview this book» What people are A History of the Gold Coast of West Africa Alfred Burdon Ellis Snippet view - and all nations of Africa residing under the protection of the Company's Forts and Settlements on the Gold Coast, and, it is hereby agreed, that there are no palavers now existing.

West Africa covers an A history of the Gold Coast of West Africa. book 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 (). That cargo is gold, and the Gold Coast becomes the European name for this part of Africa.

The trade in gold with the Europeans makes possible the development in the early 17th century of Akwamu, the first African state to control an extensive part of the coast. Gold Coast Gold Coast, [Thomas Astley, ed., A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels (London, –47), vol. 2, pl between pp.

and ]. Gold Coast is a former British colony in West Africa known today as the Republic of Ghana. In the transatlantic slave trade era, Europeans identified the region as the Gold Coast because of the large supplies of.

The Gold Coast in the s was a country with the highest level of education in the whole of Sub-Saharan Africa. The Gold Coast supplied many of the civil servants working in Nigeria. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ellis, A.B.

(Alfred Burdon), History of the Gold Coast of West Africa. London, Chapman and. About this Item: Divine World Publications U.S.A.

1st edition, 16+ pages, bibliography, frontispiece portrait, maps, chronology: history of Catholicism in the Gold Coast with a chapter on Protestant missions; thin card covers, vg west africa gold coast ghana african catholic missions catholic church ghanaian catholics missionary african history catholicism.

Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History. Getz, Trevor and Liz Clarke. New York: Oxford University Press, ISBN Abina and the Important Men is a graphic history about a real court case from the s in the town of Cape Coast in the British Gold Coast Colony (southern portion of modern day Ghana) of West Size: KB.

Old pictures and photographs of Africa and west Africa, post cards and documents, old maps and drawings - History of Africa Latest Ghana News Gold Coast Ghana Africa Old Pictures Welcome.

Pictures and History Info`s about British Gold Coast, and West Africa - Ghana. Ashanti Chief (King) See photographs and postcards of the past. West Africa. The focus on slavery has overshadowed and driven from both public and scholarly perception the realisation that West Africa’s history is far more than slavery alone; it is indeed a sad irony of history that the incessant focus on the dark past of slavery has managed to eclipse the bright history of gold in West Africa.

A timeline history of the Gold Coast, Queensland Australia. Point Danger and Mt Warning were discovered and named by Captain Cook in The first accurate map of the Gold Coast was produced in by the English-born surveyor Robert Dixon.

At the time of the mapping, Queensland was not a state but was still part of. Document - HERBERT T. USSHER: He held the appointment of acting governor at various periods between and He was governor at the time of the controversial Anglo-Dutch exchange of forts.

— Africa “This book about the Ahmadiyya, a reformist Islamic movement in South Asia and West Africa, is a welcome addition to the growing scholarship on the historiography of global Islam and the British Empire. It is also notably well written and grounded in current debates in the field of African history.” — American Historical Review.

History of British Gold Coast The British colony in west Africa, – The Gold Coast was a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa that became the independent nation of Ghana in Overview: The first Europeans to arrive at the coast were the Portuguese in Bibliography / Book List: Africa: West.

WE WOULD LOVE YOUR SUPPORT. Our content is provided free as African Politics & British Policy in the Gold Coast. Longman, Apter, David E., Ghana in Transition. Princeton, A History of West Africa to the Nineteenth Century.

Anchor, Decalo, Samuel, Historical Dictionary of Benin. In the first few years of the war, the RAF recrui West Africans for ground duties in the British West Africa colonies of the Gold Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and the Gambia.

To be sure, British personnel, who were succumbing to West Africa's punishing heat and enervating malarial attacks, needed support from an acclimatized populace Author: Kwei Quartey. Cape Coast - See here pictures of Cape Coast and area of Cape Coast. Cape Coast id the capital of the Central region of Ghana.

There are many hotels, guesthouses, a large University, hospitals, schools. Some fantastic local markets and amazing beaches around. The city located is near kakum National Park, Elmina and Elmina Castle. West Africa is the westernmost region of United Nations defines Western Africa as the 16 countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo, as well as the United Kingdom Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da : 5, km² (1, sq mi) (7th).

Published by (October ) Klas Rönnbäck, Labour and Living Standards in Pre-Colonial West Africa: The Case of the Gold Coast.

New York: Routledge, xvii + pp. $ (cloth), ISBN: Reviewed for by Rebecca Shumway, Department of History, College of Charleston. Gold Coast, British West Africa / Colonial Film (ss) Ghana during colonial, imperial times in its pre-independence, British colony state.

The Gold Coast (now Ghana) became an official. Most of my favorite books on Ghana (and West Africa) were found there, while I lived there.

Any of the main book shops, but especially the bookshops in the 3 main universities (in Accra-Legon, Kumasi, and Cape Coast) are the best places to find books published in Ghana and elsewhere on same would be true for Kenya.

It began as a trade lodge constructed by the Portuguese in on a part of the Gold Coast, which later became known as the Cape Coast. Infollowing Sweden ’s conquest of the Cape Coast, the Swedish Africa Company constructed a permanent wooden fortress for Author: Lilian Diarra.

Africa and the West presents a fascinating array of primary sources to engage readers in the history of Africa's long and troubled relationship with the West.

Many of the sources have not previously appeared in print, or in books readily available to students. Volume 1 covers two major topics: the Atlantic slave trade and the European conquest.

the British possessions in West Africa, namely, The Gambia, Sierra Leone, The Gold Coast, Northern and Southern Nigeria (see Fig. 1).1 However, the Board faced numerous challenges in maintaining its monetary monopoly on West Africa before and after the First World War.

Analysing the history of the WACB is. Gambia History, Language and Culture History of Gambia. Before the arrival of the Europeans in the 15th century, the nation’s history was preserved in oral traditions.

Ancient stone circles, known as the Wassu stone circles, are evidence of an early population; however, not much is known of it. Carnegie Mellon University historian Edda L. Fields Black’s book, Deep Roots: Rice Farmers in West Africa and the African Diaspora, opened a vast new area of diasporic study by linking the cultivation of rice in Africa to the rise of this crucially important food crop in Colonial South Carolina.

What follows is a description of her work and the personal journey that led to. Throughout the culture and history of the Ga-Dangmes of Ghana, is a very strong conclusive evidence that they are direct descendants of the Hebrew Israelties that migrated to West Africa by way of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, Lake Chad, Ile-Ife, Dahome, Togo and to the Gold Coast (modern Ghana).

Ghana, country of western Africa, situated on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea. Although relatively small in area and population, Ghana is one of the leading countries of Africa and is celebrated for its rich history.

Ghana’s capital is the coastal city of. An Introduction: Ghana, formerly known as the Gold Coast, was the first African country to the south of the Sahara to gain political independence from colonial rule in This former British colony of 92, square miles (aboutsquare kilometers) shares boundaries with three French-speaking nations: the Côte d'Ivoire to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, and Togo to.

of the Basel Evangelical Missionary Society in the Gold Coast (Ghana) from to It highlights the pivotal role they played in setting an example of a Christian lifestyle.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE BASEL MISSION IN THE GOLD COAST The Basel Mission (BM) was founded in the Swiss city of Basel in Our novel stamp kits come with 29 assorted West African adinkra rubber stamps, ink pads, and booklets which interpret each symbol's message and history.

A great idea for learning, playing, and all you crafty types out there. The Asante (Ashanti) Kingdom was notable for its riches in gold, though most of the states in the Gold Coast region (present day Ghana) were also rich in gold.

Most of the governments of pre-colonial West Africa were created and centred around an absolute monarch who was sometimes regarded as divine (or possessing divine lineage rights) or a. The first four editions of the Rough Guide to West Africa don't have a lot to say about slavery.

I'm not sure why. Maybe when we first wrote the book it seemed too obvious or well known a subject to be able – or to need – to add any more. But there's a great deal of documented history, showing how the slave trade had a momentum of its own that swept up .A wide ranging survey of the West African gold rush, Dumett explores the era through expected lenses of labor, capital, the clash of cultures and colonial rule, as well as taking the extra step of exploring traditional Akan mining techniques, and brings to light the parallel African gold mining sector that competed with the European mining sector/5.