West African Studies

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Contains important eye-witness accounts by English traders who had many years experience in the Delta area.

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Contains important eye-witness accounts by English traders who had many years experience in the Delta area.

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1. Introductory; 2. Sierra Leone and its surroundings; 3. African characteristics; 4. Fishing in West Africa; 5. Fetish; 6. Schools of fetish; 7. Fetish and witchcraft; 8. African medicine; 9. The witch doctor; 10. Early trade in West Africa; 11. French discovery of West Africa; 12. Commerce in West Africa; 13. The Crown Colony system; 14. The Crown Colony system in West Africa; 15. More of the Crown Colony system; 16. The clash of cultures; 17. An alternative plan; 18. African property; Appendix: 1. A short description of the natives of the Niger Coast Protectorate, with some account of their customs, religion, trade, etc. M. le Comte C. N. de Cardi; 2. A voyage to the African oil rivers twenty-five years ago John Harford; 3. Trade goods used in the early trade with Africa as given by Barbot and other writers of the seventeenth century M. H. Kingsley; Index.

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