Warfare in Atlantic Africa 1500-1800. First Paperback Edition

By: THORNTON, John K. Warfare and History.

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THORNTON, John K. Warfare in Atlantic Africa 1500-1800. (London) : UCL Press, (1999). First Paperback Edition. Pp (4),v-xiv,1-194. Maps. 8vo, photo-illustrated red card covers, lettered in white. A volume in the Warfare and History series. General Editor, Jeremy Black. "Warfare in Atlantic Africa, 1500-1800 investigates the impact of warfare on the history of Africa in theperiod of the slave trade. [...] including discussion of : * the relations hip 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 Ce ntral Africa." (from the back cover). Contents : Introduction: African War and World History. 1. Cavalries of the Savannah. 2. War in the Rivers: Senegambia and Sierra Leone/ 3. War in the Forest: The Gold Coast. 4. Horses, Boats and Infantry: The Gap of Benin. 5. War on the Savannah: West Central Africa. 6. War, Slavery and Revolt: African Slaves and Soldiers in the Atlantic World. Very good. 25.00

Title: Warfare in Atlantic Africa 1500-1800. First Paperback Edition

Author Name: THORNTON, John K. Warfare and History.

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Publisher: UCL Press, London, 1999, ISBN:1857283937:

Seller ID: 114936

Keywords: WARFARE AFRICA AFRICAN HISTORY SLAVE TRADE MILITARY BLACK STUDIES BLASTU,