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Peter Thonning and Denmark's Guinea Commission
Language: en
Pages: 760
Authors: Daniel Hopkins
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-07 - Publisher: BRILL

The rich archival record of Denmark's nineteenth-century African colonial undertakings, and particularly the work of the natural historian and colonial administrator Peter Thonning of the Guinea Commission, opens fresh perspectives on the broader history and geography of European colonialism.
Slavery Hinterland
Language: en
Pages: 261
Authors: Felix Brahm, Eve Rosenhaft
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

Contributors from the US, Britain and Europe explore a neglected aspect of transatlantic slavery: the implication of a continental European hinterland.
Forts, Castles and Society in West Africa
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Felix Brahm, Eve Rosenhaft
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-11 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume consists of multiple original comprehensive scholarship about and approaches to the history of the fortresses of Ghana and Benin. It suggests an alternative approach and view on them.
The Danish Slave Trade and Its Abolition
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Erik Gobel
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-23 - Publisher: BRILL

In The Danish Slave Trade and Its Abolition, Erik Gøbel offers an account of the well-documented Danish transatlantic slave trade and discusses, in detail, the 1792 decision to abolish it.
Daughters of the Trade
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Pernille Ipsen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-20 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Severine Brock's first language was Ga, yet it was not surprising when, in 1842, she married Edward Carstensen. He was the last governor of Christiansborg, the fort that, in the eighteenth century, had been the center of Danish slave trading in West Africa. She was the descendant of Ga-speaking women