Bahia and the West Coast Trade, 1549-1851

By: VERGER, Pierre

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VERGER, Pierre. Bahia and the West Coast Trade, 1549-1851. Ibadan, Nigeria:published for The Institute of African Studies by Ibadan University Press, 1964. Pp. (4),[1]-39,(3), map frontispiece, + 2 leaves of plates. Illustra ted 8vo, stapled decorated white card covers with black titles to spine. "Today, it is difficult for us to conceive that the profession of slaver could at one time have been considered a worthy and meritorious occupation. Yetthe formulae of licenses issued at Bahia to those involved in the trade, c ontained flattering references mentioning 'the rendering of great services to His Royal Highness' by going to the Mina Coast to purchase slaves in order to bring them to the town of Bahia and remedy the great lack of labour which is increasingly felt in the sugar-mills and the cane-fields." - from p. 1. Light silverfishing to rear cover, spine browned, else very good. Due to the light weight of this volume, shipping costs will likely be cheaper than quoted. 20.00

Title: Bahia and the West Coast Trade, 1549-1851

Author Name: VERGER, Pierre

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Institute for African Studies, Ibadan University Press, Ibadan, Nigeria, 1964,:

Seller ID: 100585

Keywords: AFRICA AFRICAN HISTORY SLAVERY SLAVE TRADE BIGHT OF BENIN NIGERIA,