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European beginnings in West Africa, 1454-1578

Blake, John W.

European beginnings in West Africa, 1454-1578

a survey of the first century of white enterprise in West Africa, with special emphasis upon the rivalry of the great powers

by Blake, John W.

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John W. Blake.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT476 .B55 1969
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 212 p.
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5312720M
      ISBN 100837126711
      LC Control Number72097393

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European beginnings in West Africa, ; a survey of the first century of white enterprise in West Africa, with special emphasis upon the rivalry of the great powers by Blake, John W. (John William Pages: European beginnings in West Africa, ; a survey of the first century of white enterprise in West Africa, with special emphasis upon the rivalry of the great powers, Author: John W Blake.

European Beginnings in West Africa I This book does not claim to be any sense comprehensive Survey of the first century of white enterprises in West Africa. It is little more than an introduction to a vast subject, which so far has been practically ignored by most English students.

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EUROPEANS IN WEST AFRICA By John W. Blake PREFACE The main object of this work is to present, as far as known records permit, a contemporary picture of conditions on the West African coast between Arguim and the equator during the first century of the Portuguese travel-australia-planning-guide.com: John W.

Blake. Written by an African-American, it was one of the first books to examine West Africa critically through a non-European lense. European Beginnings in West Africa - by John Blake London, John Blake provided the earliest and most comprehensive account of initial European impact on Guinea in general.

Western Africa - Western Africa - The beginnings of European activity: The arrival of European sea traders at the Guinea coastlands in the 15th century clearly marks a new epoch in their history and in the history of all of western Africa.

The pioneers were the Portuguese, southwestern Europeans with the necessary knowledge, experience, and national purpose to embark on the enterprise of. Oct 05,  · Beginnings. From the middle of the 15th century, Africa entered into a unique relationship with Europe that led to the devastation and depopulation of Africa, but.

Abstract. British East Africa consists of a large area on the mainland, together with the Islands of Zanzibar and Pemba. For details as to international agreements, etc., with regard to the British sphere in East Africa, see The Statesman’s Year-Book forpp.

and In ancient times, people from Southern Europe and Western Asia colonized North Africa, while people from Southeast Asia colonized Madagascar. In the Middle Ages, North and East Africa was further colonized by people from Western Asia. In the Modern Era, Western Europeans colonized all.

May 13,  · Blake's comments and notes of should now be used together with the notes on of his West Africa: Quest for God and Gold, (London, ), a reprinting with additional notes of his European beginnings in West Africa, (London, ).Cited by: 8.

European Beginnings in West Africa, by J. Blake European Beginnings in West Africa, by J. Blake (pp. ) Review by: E. Prestage. African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa [Michael Gomez] on travel-australia-planning-guide.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A groundbreaking history that puts early and medieval West Africa in a global context Pick up almost any book Reviews: 6. Already during –74, the logic of the situation in western Africa had led France and Britain to take the political initiatives of creating formal European colonies in Senegal, in Lagos, and in the Gold Coast.

European Beginnings in West Africa, by John W. Blake European Beginnings in West Africa, by John W. Blake (pp. ) Review by: Viola F. Barnes.

West Africa: quest for God and gold, a survey of the first century of white enterprise in West Africa, with particular reference to the achievement of the Portuguese and their rivalries with other European powers.

European exploration of Sub-Saharan Africa begins with the Age of Discovery in the 15th century, pioneered by Portugal under Henry the Navigator.

The Cape of Good Hope was first reached by Bartolomeu Dias on 12 Marchopening the important sea route to India and the Far East, but European exploration of Africa itself remained very limited during the 16th and 17th centuries.

European Beginnings in West Africa, A Survey of the First Century of White Enterprise in West Africa, with Special Emphasis Upon the Rivalry of the Great Powers by John W.

Blake European Beginnings in West Africa, A Survey of the First Century of White Enterprise in West Africa, with Special Emphasis Upon the Rivalry of. The history of West Africa has been commonly divided into its prehistory, the Iron Age in Africa, the major polities flourishing, the colonial period, and finally the post-independence era, in which the current nations were travel-australia-planning-guide.com Africa is west of an imagined north-south axis lying close to 10° east longitude, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Sahara Desert.to his West Africa: Quest for God and Gold, (London, ), the revised second edition of his European Beginnings in West Africa, (London, ), which despite its basic obsolescence represents the only comprehensive work on the early European presence in West Africa.

While the work itself deals mostly.Alvise da Cadamosto (ca. ) was an Italian trader and traveler from Venice who discovered the Cape Verde Islands and described the Canary Islands and the Senegal-Gambia-Geba area.

Alvise da Cadamosto sailed aboard Venetian galleys to North Africa, Crete, Alexandria, and .