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Slavery and colonial rule in French West Africa

Martin A. Klein

Slavery and colonial rule in French West Africa

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, French-speaking West,
  • Senegal,
  • Guinea,
  • Mali
    • Subjects:
    • Slavery -- Africa, French-speaking West -- History.,
    • Slavery -- Senegal -- History.,
    • Slavery -- Guinea -- History.,
    • Slavery -- Mali -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-346) and index.

      StatementMartin A. Klein.
      SeriesAfrican studies series ;, 94
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT1396 .K54 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 354 p. :
      Number of Pages354
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL681387M
      ISBN 100521593247
      LC Control Number97027996


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It investigates the changing nature of local slavery over time, and the evolving French attitudes towards it, through the phases of trade, conquest and colonial rule.

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Klein,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1). This book brings together a series of new case studies, some by young scholars, others by widely published authors. All are based on original research and designed to enhance our understanding Slavery and colonial rule in French West Africa book the process of the abolition of slavery in Africa at the grass-roots level.

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A study of encounters between colonizer and colonized in French West Africa throughout the colonial period, focusing on “history from below.” Following a general analysis of French colonial rule in the AOF, a separate chapter is devoted to each colony.

Katan Bensamoun, Yvette, Rama Chalak, and Jacques-Robert Katan. Bibliographic Information: Klein, Martin A., Slavery And Colonial Rule in French West Africa,Cambridge University Press The book bears importance in being one of the few studies about domestic slavery within the French West Africa.

It contributes to the. Bioliographic Information on Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa by Martin Klein Words | 5 Pages. Bibliographic Information: Klein, Martin A., Slavery And Colonial Rule in French West Africa,Cambridge University Press The book bears importance in being one of the few studies about domestic slavery within the French West Africa.

French West Africa (French: Afrique-Occidentale française, AOF) was a federation of eight French colonial territories in Africa: Mauritania, Senegal, French Sudan (now Mali), French Guinea (now Guinea), Ivory Coast, Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso), Dahomey (now Benin) and federation existed from until Its capital was Saint-Louis, Senegal untiland Capital: Saint Louis (–), Dakar (–).

The main causes for the death of slavery in Africa were various economic changes, slave resistance, and colonial policies despite most of them not intended to get rid of slavery. Following conquest and abolition by the French, over a million slaves in French West Africa fled from their masters to earlier homes between and French West Africa, French Afrique Occidentale Française (AOF), administrative grouping under French rule from until of the former French territories of West Africa: Senegal, French Guinea, the Ivory Coast, and the French Sudan, to which Dahomey was added in Certain territories of the Sudan were grouped together under the name Senegambia and Niger.

Now that the slavery is perceived by all as a crime against humanity, the victim (Africa) must be compensate. That is the only one way the West can repair its atrocities. K.L. Penegar J at pm. Could this piece be amended to describe the actual process of ‘re-inslavement’ by Napoleon between and.

— Martin Klein, author of Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa “By looking at an emergent commercial town with deeply engrained political and economic competition, and relating this study to the wider library, Mann provides a fine example of how the rise and decline of African slavery can be traced in its complexity.

The French colonial empire constituted the overseas colonies, protectorates and mandate territories that came under French rule from the 16th century onward. A distinction is generally made between the "First French Colonial Empire," that existed untilby which time most of it had been lost or sold, and the "Second French Colonial Empire", which began with the Capital: Paris.

The history of slavery spans many cultures, nationalities, and religions from ancient times to the present day. However the social, economic, and legal positions of slaves have differed vastly in different systems of slavery in different times and places.

Slavery occurs relatively rarely among hunter-gatherer populations because it develops under conditions of social stratification. Austin, Gareth, Labour, Land and Capital in Ghana: From Slavery to Free Labour in Asante, – (Rochester, NY, ).The economics and political economy of the existence and growth of slavery in a major West African kingdom, and of its eventual decline in the double context of colonial rule and the adoption of export agriculture.

West Africa - Reviewed by Patrick Adibe "I find this book a must for all who are interested in the question of slavery - especially those campaigning for reparations." Times Literary Supplement, 25/6/99 "Suzanne Miers and Martin Klein are to be congratulated on having assembled such a splendid collection of essays.

Studies of French decolonization in West Africa have traditionally treated it as a planned and reasonably smooth process. It has therefore been portrayed as a successful decolonization that stands in stark contrast to the much more conflictual decolonization processes in Indochina (–) and Algeria (–), which were marked by prolonged by: 1.

The Historic New Orleans Collection. Code Noir of Paris: les Librairies Associez, I s early aswhen Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville first began to develop the French colony of Louisiana, he petitioned the king to allow a slaving expedition to the west coast of Africa to procure captive laborers.

Although the first cargo of enslaved Africans did not arrive in. The two largest colonial powers in Africa were France and Britain, both of which controlled two-thirds of Africa before World War I and more than 70 percent after the war (see Table ).

The period from the mids to the early s marked the zenith of imperial rule in Africa. The formalization of colonial rule was accomplished at theFile Size: KB. He considers the impact of the Atlantic slave trade and the evolution of slavery both before the French and under their rule. While he discusses French policy, the main focus of the book is the constantly changing relationships between slave and master, and the attempts on the part of slaves to seek freedom, or autonomy where they remained in Brand: Martin Klein; David Anderson; Carolyn Brown.

While West Africans made up the vast majority of the enslaved, the east coast of Africa, too, supplied slaves for the trade. In the New World, the institution of slavery assumed a new aspect when the mercantilist system demanded a permanent, identifiable, and plentiful labor supply.

Klein, Martin A. Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, DOI: /CBO E-mail Citation» A comprehensive study of the relationship of French colonial rule to slavery, with a chapter specifically on the impact of abolitionism.

Lovejoy, Paul. Spanish colonial authorities generally envisioned a three-tiered society that included whites, free blacks, and slaves, whereas the French and Anglo-American vision included only free whites and black slaves, with a very small number of libres. The Spanish tradition saw free blacks as a legitimate, integral part of society: by offering enslaved.

The issue was forced by the emigration of Fulbe from the Senegal River to join the force of Ahmadu Tal in the Sudan. See David Robinson, ‘The Umarian Emigration of the late 19th Century’, International Journal of African Historical Studies, 20 () –70; John Hanson, ‘Islam, Migration and the Political Economy of Meaning: Fergo Nioro from the Senegal River Author: Martin A.

Klein. The indigénat were a set of French colonial laws, applicable only to subjects, like indigène, that meted out differential treatment and secondary legal status for noncitizens in colonial example, under the indigénat, Africans could be detained for up to 15 days without trial for y Mann, “What Was the Indigénau The Empire of Law in French Author: Opolot Okia.

Colonial Rule in SE Asia. STUDY. Flashcards. - between andBritain, France, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Spain, and Portugal had taken over all of Africa - by the s slavery in all places in Africa was abolished. - shortly after that they gained a large area in West Africa that they called French West Africa mostly desert.

Italy. The French, stripped of one colonial empire in the colonial wars of the 18th cent., established another in the 19th cent. The Germans and Japanese Germany emerged as an industrial empire in the late 19th cent., but found the colonies of other powers closed to German products and, therefore, embarked upon its own colonial adventures.

The French had a presence in West Africa dating back to the s, most prominently in Senegal, which was a major point of embarkation for slaves to the New World (). Initially, the Europeans that went there tried to be influential by using religion and language.

Colonial Policy of France:Author: Resul MULAYIM. He has written extensively on slavery and the slave trade in Africa, focusing on the Western Sudan.

His book, Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa (Cambridge, ), received an honorable mention in the competition for the ASA's Herskovits Prize, and inhe was given the ASA's Distinguished Africanist Award. The Tensions of Internationalism: Transnational Anti-Slavery in the s and s.

The International History Review: Vol. 33, Size Matters: Scales and Spaces in Transnational and Comparative History (Guest Editors: Bernhard Struck, Cited by: 8.

French slavery totals in the 17th century were lower than they might have been due to incompetence, bankruptcies, and mismanagement and strict royal rules about buying from, or selling to, other empires.

By the s, however, French private traders had broken the monopolies and the slave trade boomed under the French flag. 1 The current names of former colonies are preferred in this essay, not least because until the s ; 1 This article asks how the legacies of European rule, both generally and in particular categories of colony, have affected post-colonial economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The year is conventionally used as the “stylised date” of independence, for the good Cited by:. The forms of slavery in Africa were closely related to kinship structures. In many African communities, where land could not be owned, enslavement of individuals was used as a means to increase the influence a person had and expand connections.

This made slaves a permanent part of a master’s lineage and the children of slaves could become closely. While West Africans made up the vast majority of the enslaved, the east coast of Africa, too, supplied slaves for the trade.

In the New World, the institution of slavery assumed a new aspect when the mercantilist system demanded a permanent, identifiable, and Author: P. Scott Corbett, Volker Janssen, John M. Lund, Todd Pfannestiel, Sylvie Waskiewicz, Paul Vickery.Pawnship in colonial Southwestern Nigeria / by Toyin Falola ; The resurgence of pawning in French West Africa during the depression of the s / by Martin Klein and Richard Roberts "What is and what is not the law": imprisonment for debt and the institution of pawnship in the Gold Coast, / by Kwabena Akurang-Parry.