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The Resource Ouidah : the social history of a West African slaving 'port', 1727-1892, Robin Law

Ouidah : the social history of a West African slaving 'port', 1727-1892, Robin Law

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Ouidah : the social history of a West African slaving 'port', 1727-1892
Title
Ouidah
Title remainder
the social history of a West African slaving 'port', 1727-1892
Statement of responsibility
Robin Law
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ouidah, an African town in the Republic of Benin, was the principal precolonial commercial center of its region and the second-most-important town of the Dahomey kingdom. It served as a major outlet for the transatlantic slave trade
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Law, Robin
Dewey number
306.3/62/096683
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HT1334.O85
LC item number
L39 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Western African studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slave trade
  • Ouidah (Benin)
  • Benin
  • Ouidah (Benin)
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Commerce
  • Slave trade
  • Benin
  • Benin
  • Slavenhandel
  • Havensteden
  • Sklavenhandel
  • Benin
  • Ouidah
Label
Ouidah : the social history of a West African slaving 'port', 1727-1892, Robin Law
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Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-297) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins: Ouidah before the Dahomian conquest -- The Dahomian conquest of Ouidah -- Dahomian Ouidah -- The operation of the Atlantic slave trade -- De Souza's Ouidah: the era of the illegal slave trade 1815-39 -- The era of transition: from slaves to palm oil 1840-57 -- Dissention & decline: Ouidah under King Glele 1858-77 -- From Dahomian to French rule 1878-92
Control code
654384850
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 308 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821445525
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780821415726
Other physical details
maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654384850
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Ouidah : the social history of a West African slaving 'port', 1727-1892, Robin Law
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-297) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins: Ouidah before the Dahomian conquest -- The Dahomian conquest of Ouidah -- Dahomian Ouidah -- The operation of the Atlantic slave trade -- De Souza's Ouidah: the era of the illegal slave trade 1815-39 -- The era of transition: from slaves to palm oil 1840-57 -- Dissention & decline: Ouidah under King Glele 1858-77 -- From Dahomian to French rule 1878-92
Control code
654384850
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 308 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821445525
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780821415726
Other physical details
maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654384850
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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