Warfare in Atlantic Africa, 1500-1800 by John K. Thornton
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Warfare in Atlantic Africa, 1500-1800
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Warfare in Atlantic Africa, 1500-1800

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Warfare in Atlantic Africa, 1500-1800 by John K. Thornton

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Warfare in Atlantic Africa, 1500-1800 investigates the impact of warfare on the history of Africa in the period of the slave trade and the founding of empires. It includes the discussion of: : * the relationship between war and the slave trade * the role of Europeans in promoting African wars and supplying African armies * the influence of climatic and ecological factors on warfare patterns and dynamics * the impact of social organization and military technology, including the gunpowder revolution * case studies of warfare in Sierra Leone, the Gold Coast, Benin and West Central Africa

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781857283938
ISBN-10: 1857283937
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Pages: 212
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Aug-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Cultural History of the Atlantic World, 1250-1820 by John K. Thornton Cultural History of the Atlantic World, 1250-1820, Paperback (September 2012)

An overview of the history of the Atlantic Basin before 1830, describing interactions between the inhabitants of Africa, Europe and North and South America.

Central Africans, Atlantic Creoles, and the Foundation of the Americas, 1585-1660 by John K. Thornton Central Africans, Atlantic Creoles, and the Foundation of the Americas, 1585-1660, Hardback (September 2007)

This book establishes Central Africa as the origin of most Africans brought to English and Dutch American colonies before 1660.

Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1800 by John K. Thornton Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1800, Paperback (April 1998)

This book explores Africa's involvement in the Atlantic world from the fifteenth century through the eighteenth century.

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Author Biography - John K. Thornton

John K. Thornton is Professor of History at Millersville University, Pennsylvania. He is the author of Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1800 (Cambridge, 1998).

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