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The Resource Slavery and the birth of an African city : Lagos, 1760-1900, Kristin Mann

Slavery and the birth of an African city : Lagos, 1760-1900, Kristin Mann

Label
Slavery and the birth of an African city : Lagos, 1760-1900
Title
Slavery and the birth of an African city
Title remainder
Lagos, 1760-1900
Statement of responsibility
Kristin Mann
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As the slave trade entered its last, illegal phase in the 19th century, the town of Lagos on West Africa's Bight of Benin became one of the most important port cities north of the equator. This work explores the reasons for Lagos' sudden rise to power. It uncovers the relationship between African slavery and the growth of Lagos
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digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mann, Kristin
Dewey number
306.3/6209669109033
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HT1394.L34
LC item number
M36 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slave trade
  • Slave trade
  • Lagos (Nigeria)
  • Lagos (Nigeria)
  • Lagos (Nigeria)
  • Lagos (Nigeria)
  • Slave trade
  • Slave trade
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • British colonies
  • Commerce
  • Slave trade
  • Africa
  • Great Britain
  • Nigeria
  • Sklavenhandel
  • Nigeria
  • Lagos
  • Großbritannien
Label
Slavery and the birth of an African city : Lagos, 1760-1900, Kristin Mann
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The rise of Lagos as an Atlantic port, c. 1760-1851 -- Trade, oligarchy, and the transformation of the precolonial state -- The original sin : anti-slavery, imperial expansion, and early colonial rule -- Innocent commerce : boom and bust in the palm produce trade -- Britain and domestic slavery -- Redefining the owner-slave relationship : work, ideology, and the demand for people -- The changing meaning of land in the urban economy and culture -- Strategies of struggle and mechanisms of control : quotidian conflicts and court cases
Control code
228141133
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 473 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282078529
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)228141133
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
Slavery and the birth of an African city : Lagos, 1760-1900, Kristin Mann
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The rise of Lagos as an Atlantic port, c. 1760-1851 -- Trade, oligarchy, and the transformation of the precolonial state -- The original sin : anti-slavery, imperial expansion, and early colonial rule -- Innocent commerce : boom and bust in the palm produce trade -- Britain and domestic slavery -- Redefining the owner-slave relationship : work, ideology, and the demand for people -- The changing meaning of land in the urban economy and culture -- Strategies of struggle and mechanisms of control : quotidian conflicts and court cases
Control code
228141133
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 473 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282078529
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)228141133
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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