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rise of British West Africa

Claude George

rise of British West Africa

comprising the early history of the colony of Sierra Leone, the Gambia, Lagos, Gold Coast, etc. with a brief account of climate, the growth of education, commerce and religion and a comprehensive history of the Bananas and Bance Islands and sketches of the Constitution.

by Claude George

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Published by Cass in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Africa, West -- History -- To 1884.,
    • Africa, West -- History -- 1884-1960.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesCass library of African studies. General Studies, no. 52
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT502 .G34 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 468 p.
      Number of Pages468
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5650726M
      LC Control Number68089380


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With these sources Green demonstrates that the region was integrated into the developing Brand: University of Chicago Press. The Rise of British West Africa: Comprising the Early History of the Colony by Claude George. Publication date Publisher Houlston & Sons Book from the collections of University of California Language English.

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British West Africa: Its Rise and Progress by Augustus Ferryman Mockler-Ferryman; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book.

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