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Senegambia and the Atlantic Slave Trade Boubacar Barry

Senegambia and the Atlantic Slave Trade

Boubacar Barry

Published January 13th 1998
ISBN : 9780521592260
Hardcover
388 pages
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This authoritative study of 400 years of Senegambian history is unrivaled in its detailed grasp of published and unpublished materials. Taking as his subject the vast area covering the Senegal and Gambia river basins, Boubacar Barry explores theMoreThis authoritative study of 400 years of Senegambian history is unrivaled in its detailed grasp of published and unpublished materials. Taking as his subject the vast area covering the Senegal and Gambia river basins, Boubacar Barry explores the changing dynamics of regional trade, clashes between African and Muslim authorities, the colonial system and the slave trade. This newly-translated book is a vital tool in our understanding of West African history.