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Slaves and slave holders on the Gold Coast

Peter Haenger

Slaves and slave holders on the Gold Coast

towards an understanding of social bondage in West Africa

by Peter Haenger

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Published by Schlettwein in Basel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavery -- Ghana -- History.,
  • Slaves -- Emancipation -- Ghana.,
  • Missions, Swiss -- Ghana.,
  • Slavery and the church -- Ghana.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-203) and index.

    StatementPeter Haenger ; edited by J.J. Shaffer and Paul E. Lovejoy ; introduction by Paul E. Lovejoy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT1331 .H3413 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 213 p. :
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17894814M
    ISBN 103908193044
    LC Control Number00307340

    The Slave Coast is a historical name formerly used for that part of coastal West Africa along the Bight of Benin that is located between the Volta River and the Lagos Lagoon. The name is derived from the region's history as a major source of Africans that were taken into slavery during the Atlantic slave trade from the early 16th century to the late 19th century. Origins of the African Slave Trade. The once Gold Coast of Africa was transformed into the Slave Coast. Ronald Sanders in his book the Lost Tribes and Promised Lands explains this : Richard Lawson Singley.

    The slaves imported in Louisiana were mostly shipped from the harbors of three major regions of the coast of Africa: Senegambia, the Bight of Benin, and West-Central Africa. The majority of the slave force came from Senegambia throughout the Colonial period. Discover more information on. African American > History & Culture> > American Slavery > Slave Records By State North Carolina Searching For Our North Carolina Ancestors. Researching ancestors believed to have been enslaved can be challenging, since the record trail is spotty prior to The federal population census, the first on which former slaves are listed by.

    Slave Coast An area of the Western coast of Africa near modern day Benin and Togo that is famous as the exportation port for slaves in the 16th thru 19th centuries. double click on slave coast.   The coast of modern Ghana became one of the chief ports of these trades that it was soon divided into the Gold and Slave Coasts. Dutch slave traders outdid the Portuguese in the 17th century, but they were replaced by the English by the time the Ashanti were building their empire.


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Peter Haenger, Slaves and Slave Holders on the Gold Coast: towards an understanding of social bondage in West Africa, ed. Shaffer and Paul E. Lovejoy, trans. Christina Handford. Basle: Schlettwein,pp., SfrISBN: 3 04 4.

- Volume 72 Issue 3 - Richard RathboneAuthor: Richard Rathbone. Castle Slaves of the Eighteenth-Century Gold Coast (Ghana) Slaves and Slave Holders on the Gold Coast: Towards an Understanding of Social Bondage in West Africa Dutch participation in the Author: Rebecca Shumway.

In the transatlantic slave trade era, Europeans identified the region as the Gold Coast because of the large supplies of and market for gold that existed there. Portuguese traders built the fort of Elmina in within ten years of their arrival on the coast. Carolina’s Gold Coast: The Culture of Rice and Slavery.

Rice plantations shaped and reshaped the lowcountry geography and economy, making Charleston one of the richest cities in the world, but it was a wealth built primarily on slave labor.

Homegoing is set against the backdrop of the Gold Coast slave trade. Protagonists Efii and Esi, the two half-sisters, come from warring states in 18th century Ghana, the Ashantis and the Fantes.

Protagonists Efii and Esi, the two half-sisters, come from warring states in 18th century Ghana, the Ashantis and the Fantes. The work assembled in this collection explores the history of slavery in Ghana and its legacy for both Ghana and the descendants of people sold as slaves from the “Gold Coast” in the era of the transatlantic slave trade.

Fort slaves at Christiansborg on the Gold Coast: Wage labour in the making. In P. Hernæs & T. Iversen (Eds.), Slavery across time and space: Studies in slavery in medieval Europe and Africa (pp. –).Cited by: 4.

The Bights alone accounted forslaves, or 70 percent of the total. This trade indicates one feature of slavery in coastal West Africa during the nineteenth century: Departures of slaves continued to have an important influence on the region, so that domestic slavery was still under the umbrella of external demand.

Warfare in Atlantic Africa, 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.

Take a close look at the coast of Ghana, and you will find myriad ancient castles and forts. Marking the beginning of the slaves’ perilous journey during the era of the slave trade, these fortresses were the last memory slaves had of their homeland before being shipped off across the Atlantic, never to return again.

Read more about the shocking history of Ghana’s slave fortresses and their Author: Lilian Diarra. American Book Award Winner The American Slave Coast offers a provocative vision of US history from earliest colonial times through emancipation that presents even the most familiar events and figures in a revealing new light.

Authors Ned and Constance Sublette tell the brutal story of how the slavery industry made the reproductive labor of the people it referred to as/5. In the s, this region provided 3, slaves annually.

From Cape Three Points to the mouth of the Volta River, lays the Gold Coast where the Europeans maintained in the 18th century not less than a hundred trading posts and fortresses, the most impressive being the Cape Coast and Elmina castles.

Untilthe region was known as a slave importing country where slaves were put to work in gold. As Brown writes in conclusion: “The Coromantee war was at once an extension of the African conflicts that fed the slave trade, a race war among black slaves and white slaveholders Author: John S Gardner.

This reflects what is known about the slave trade originating in the interior of West Africa, which was composed almost entirely of males. Another 15 to 20 percent of Africans were originally from the Gold Coast and neighboring parts of the Windward Coast (Ivory Coast).

Twi was their common language, and most people were identified as Akan. The purpose of this book is to trace the evolution of Gold Coast nationalism from the foundation of the Ashanti Confederacy to the emergence of the Convention People's Party and after.

It makes no pretence to be a detailed constitutional history of the Gold Coast. West Africa's historic slave sites bear witness to brutal trade A boy stands beside the Bodo river in Kanga Nianze village, built on a former slave route, near Tiassale, Ivory Coast, J .Review of Slaves and Slave Holders on the Gold Coast: Towards an Understanding of Social Bondage in West Africa.

By Peter Haenger. Basel: P. Schlettwein, In International Journal of African Historical Studies, (). Review of Soldiers, Airmen, Spies and Whisperers: The Gold Coast in World War II. By Nancy Ellen Lawler.James Brown (–), U.S. Minister to France, U.S.

Senator, and sugarcane planter, some of whose slaves were involved in the German Coast uprising in what is now Louisiana Chang and Eng Bunker (–).