The English in West Africa, 1685-1688: The Local Correspondence of the Royal African Company of…

Hardcover | June 9, 2001

byRobin Law

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The letter-books of the Royal African Company of England, which have never previously been printed, cover the period 1681-1699. The original texts are being published in full, with extensive explanatory commentary, in three or four volumes. This second volume contains the letters for1685-1688.

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The letter-books of the Royal African Company of England, which have never previously been printed, cover the period 1681-1699. The original texts are being published in full, with extensive explanatory commentary, in three or four volumes. This second volume contains the letters for1685-1688.

Robin Law is a Professor of African History, University of Stirling; Fellow of the British Academy.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:486 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.65 inPublished:June 9, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019726252X

ISBN - 13:9780197262528

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Review from previous edition 'Once completed, Law's edition of the Rawlinson manuscripts will place at the disposal of historians a set of materials that provides hitherto unimaginable opportunities to trace the micro-history of commercial relations at the Gold Coast and adjacent areas duringthe period when the English began to dominate the slave trade with this region.' Slavery and Abolition, on Part 1.