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West African countries and people, 1868

James Africanus Beale Horton

West African countries and people, 1868

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Published by at the University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Black race.,
    • Africa, West -- Politics and government -- To 1884.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] James Africanus Horton; with an introd. by George Shepperson.
      SeriesAfrican heritage books,, 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT471 .H67 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, x, 281 p.
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5548535M
      LC Control Number67027403


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Title. West African Countries and People, Volume 2 of African heritage books. Author. James Africanus Beale Horton. : James Africanus Beale Horton. West African Countries and Peoples, British and Native: And a Vindication of the African Race (Cambridge Library Collection - Slavery and Abolition) This book, first published inbecame the best-known work of medical officer and writer James Africanus Beale Horton (), who was born in Sierra Leone to parents of Igbo descent.

55(1). major political treatise, West African Countries and Peoples, first published in Its combative diction and incautious optimism notwithstanding, it is no accident that it takes the second place in the African Heritage Books, a series of reprints of notable works authored by Africans, largely in the nineteenth century,Created Date: Z.

West African Countries, however, went beyond medicine. In it Horton refutes the derogatory racial theories about Africans rife in Victorian Britain and its empire, and he examines the possibility of self-government and how it might function in Sierra Leone and other territories in West Africa, foreshadowing the decolonisation that took place Cited by: 1.

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Indeed, his most important legacy is "West African Countries and Peoples" written in to answer the newly-emerging champions of white racism, a book which predicted with uncanny accuracy the path Africa was to follw in the s and 60s. During his military service in West Africa, Horton became more concerned with politics.

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West African Countries, however, went beyond medicine. In it Horton refutes the derogatory racial theories about Africans rife in Victorian Britain. The West Africa UN subregion includes the following countries:Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, region has a long history of post-colonial civil wars that have created an obstacle to economic : Arif Jamal.

This book, first published inbecame the best-known work of medical officer and writer James Africanus Beale Horton (), who was born in Sierra Leone to parents of Igbo descent. He was chosen by the British to train as an army medical officer and attended King's College, London, and Edinburgh University.

He returned to West Africa and published his doctoral thesis. Africa and the West presents a fascinating array of primary sources to engage readers in the history of Africa's long and troubled relationship with the West.

Many of the sources have not previously appeared in print, or in books readily available to students. Volume 1 covers two major topics: the Atlantic slave trade and the European conquest.

The papers of W. Du Bois (), author, educator, and historian, describe his travels in Africa and are available on microfilm. African travelers to the United States and other countries have described their experiences and views of those areas. The Portuguese in West Africa. Administrative Policies.

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