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The Resource A fistful of shells : West Africa from the rise of the slave trade to the age of revolution, Toby Green

A fistful of shells : West Africa from the rise of the slave trade to the age of revolution, Toby Green

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A fistful of shells : West Africa from the rise of the slave trade to the age of revolution
Title
A fistful of shells
Title remainder
West Africa from the rise of the slave trade to the age of revolution
Statement of responsibility
Toby Green
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Green, Toby
Dewey number
966/.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT476
LC item number
.G74 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Africa, West
  • Africa, West
Label
A fistful of shells : West Africa from the rise of the slave trade to the age of revolution, Toby Green
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Feeding power: new societies, new worldviews
  • Transnational Africas, struggle, and the rising of modernity
  • Warrior aristocracies and pushback from below
  • Let them drink rum! Islam, revolution and the aristocracy
  • Part one: Causes: economic divergence in West and West-Central Africa.
  • "Three measures of gold": the rise and fall of the great empires of the Sahel
  • Causeways across the savannah: from Senegambia to Sierra Leone
  • Ready money: The Gold Coast and the gold trade
  • Rivers of cloth, masks of bronze: the bights of Benin and Biafra
  • The kingdom of Kongo: from majesty to revolt
  • Part two: Consequences: politics, belief and revolutions from below -- "With boots worth 3 slaves": slavery and value in the eighteenth century
  • On a war footing: the "fiscal-military state" in West African politics
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxv, 613 pages
Isbn
9780226644578
Lccn
2018051003
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1051687994
  • (OCoLC)on1051687994
Label
A fistful of shells : West Africa from the rise of the slave trade to the age of revolution, Toby Green
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Feeding power: new societies, new worldviews
  • Transnational Africas, struggle, and the rising of modernity
  • Warrior aristocracies and pushback from below
  • Let them drink rum! Islam, revolution and the aristocracy
  • Part one: Causes: economic divergence in West and West-Central Africa.
  • "Three measures of gold": the rise and fall of the great empires of the Sahel
  • Causeways across the savannah: from Senegambia to Sierra Leone
  • Ready money: The Gold Coast and the gold trade
  • Rivers of cloth, masks of bronze: the bights of Benin and Biafra
  • The kingdom of Kongo: from majesty to revolt
  • Part two: Consequences: politics, belief and revolutions from below -- "With boots worth 3 slaves": slavery and value in the eighteenth century
  • On a war footing: the "fiscal-military state" in West African politics
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxv, 613 pages
Isbn
9780226644578
Lccn
2018051003
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1051687994
  • (OCoLC)on1051687994

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