An African Family Archive: The Lawsons of Little Popo/Aneho (Togo) 1841-1938 (Fontes Historiae Africanae)
Free Shipping Included! An African Family Archive: The Lawsons of Little Popo/Aneho (Togo) 1841-1938 (Fontes Historiae Africanae) by British Academy at Dream Africa H. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Conventional accounts of the Scramble for Africa tend to focus on European diplomacy and acts of African 'resistance'. We rarely find detailed
This fascinating collection of over 700 documents allows us to follow the Lawsons week by week through events such as the transition from participation in the Atlantic slave trade to 'legitimate trade' and the efforts of King G. A. Lawson III to prevent Aneho ("Little Popo") and its surroundings from becoming part of a French or German colony. The letterbook remains in the private possession of the Lawson family to this day. Containing documents ranging from the early nineteenth to early twentieth centuries this volume sheds significant light on this period and will be of essential interest to students and researchers of African history.
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