The English in West Africa, 1685-1688: The Local Correspondence of the Royal African Company of England 1681-1699, Part 2

The English in West Africa, 1685-1688: The Local Correspondence of the Royal African Company of England 1681-1699, Part 2

by Robin Law, British Academy
     
 

Never before seen in print, the letter-books of the Royal African Company of England cover the crucial historical period between 1681 and 1699. Here, the original texts are published in full, with extensive explanatory commentary. This second volume contains letters from 1685 to 1688.See more details below

Overview

Never before seen in print, the letter-books of the Royal African Company of England cover the crucial historical period between 1681 and 1699. Here, the original texts are published in full, with extensive explanatory commentary. This second volume contains letters from 1685 to 1688.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780197262528
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Series:
Fontes Historiae Africanae, New Series: Sources of African History Series, #5
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.70(d)

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Table of Contents


Introduction     vii
Glossary     xvi
Maps
Western Africa     xx
Gold and Slave Coasts     xxi
The Documents
Dixcove     1
Sekondi     90
Komenda     135
Fort Royal     241
Anashan     251
Charles Fort, Anomabu     277
Egya     379
Quashe's Croom (Amisa)     413
Tantunkweri/Quansa's Croome     417
Winneba     427
James Fort, Accra     505
Allampo (Adangme)     565
Whydah     568
Ships     588
Foreign Correspondents     628
Concordance     645
Bibliography     677
Indexes
Places and Peoples     681
Persons     685
Ships     691
Trade Goods     692
Selected Topics     695

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