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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ghana

Subjects:

  • Ghana -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published in 1893.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT511 .E47 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 400 p.
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5327146M
ISBN 100874710340
LC Control Number72180046
OCLC/WorldCa308994

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About this Book Catalog Record Details. A history of the Gold Coast of West Africa, by A. B. Ellis. Ellis, A. B. (Alfred Burdon), View full catalog record. A history of the Gold Coast of West Africa by Alfred Burdon Ellis; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Accessible book; Places: Ghana; Times: To Page - Whereas power and jurisdiction have been exercised for and on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, within divers countries and places adjacent to Her Majesty's forts and settlements on the Gold Coast ; we, chiefs of countries and places so referred to, adjacent to the said forts and settlements, do hereby acknowledge that power and . Preview this book» What people are A History of the Gold Coast of West Africa Alfred Burdon Ellis Snippet view - and all nations of Africa residing under the protection of the Company's Forts and Settlements on the Gold Coast, and, it is hereby agreed, that there are no palavers now existing.

West Africa covers an area of about one-fifth of the continent, or 6,, sq km. The northern part of the region is a semi-arid terrain, south of the Sahara Desert. The southern part is covered by savannahs. The total population of West Africa exceeds million. The most populous country is Nigeria with million inhabitants (). That cargo is gold, and the Gold Coast becomes the European name for this part of Africa. The trade in gold with the Europeans makes possible the development in the early 17th century of Akwamu, the first African state to control an extensive part of the coast. Gold Coast Gold Coast, [Thomas Astley, ed., A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels (London, –47), vol. 2, pl between pp. and ]. Gold Coast is a former British colony in West Africa known today as the Republic of Ghana. In the transatlantic slave trade era, Europeans identified the region as the Gold Coast because of the large supplies of . The Gold Coast in the s was a country with the highest level of education in the whole of Sub-Saharan Africa. The Gold Coast supplied many of the civil servants working in Nigeria.