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Author Lynn, Martin, 1951-

Title Commerce and economic change in West Africa : the palm oil trade in the nineteenth century / Martin Lynn.

Published Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1997.


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 UniM Store  380.1413851 LYNN GD16    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 270 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Series African studies series ; 93.
African studies series ; 93.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 240-259) and index.
Contents Pt. I. The development of the palm oil trade in the first half of the nineteenth century. 1. The West African trade in transition. 2. African producers and palm oil production. 3. African brokers and the growth of the palm oil trade. 4. British traders, British ports, and the expansion of the palm oil trade -- Pt. II. The restructuring of the palm products trade in the second half of the nineteenth century. 5. Technological change, the British market, and African producers. 6. British traders and the restructuring of the palm products trade. 7. African brokers and the struggle for the palm products trade. 8. The coming of colonial rule and the ending of legitimate trade.
Subject Palm oil industry -- Africa, West -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 0521590744