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history of the Galinhas country, Sierra Leone, c.1650-1890.

Adam Jones

history of the Galinhas country, Sierra Leone, c.1650-1890.

by Adam Jones

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Birmingham, Centre of West African Studies.

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The Gallinas River in Liberia reaches the Atlantic between Grand Cape Mount and Cape Saint Ann; the area was infamous in the s for its active participation in the slave trade under the Gallinas people.. Pedro Blanco, a notorious Spanish slave trader, was based on the coast of Sierra Leone at Gallinas between and In Richard Doherty, the Governor of Sierra Leone, discovered. The Autobiography of an African Princess, published in , is an account of the early years (–) in the life of Fatima Massaquoi, a descendant of the royal families of the Gallinas from Sierra Leone and describes her early childhood in Africa, her schooling in Germany and Switzerland and her university studies in the United States.

The Green Book, a populist text of student empowerment, served as the equivalent among West African students of the Little Red Book among Maoist-leaning students in Europe in the s. In Sierra Leone, Green Book radicalism thrived in the marijuana-dealing ‘ghettos’ of east Freetown, frequented by both students and unemployed urban youth. German Sources for West African History – Studien zur Kulturkunde 66 (Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, ). Jones, Adam. From Slaves to Palm Kernels: A History of the Galinhas Country (West Africa), – Studien zur Kulturkunde 68 (Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, ).

3 Some of the pertinent published government reports are The Settlements of Sierra Leone and Fernando Po, , PP X, and The West Coast of Africa, , PP XI and XII. Contemporary books include, e.g., F. H. Rankin, The White Man’s Grave (London, A History of the Galinhas Country (Wiesbaden, Franz Steiner, widely throughout the Atlantic world, with the largest groups found in Sierra Leone, Cuba, Brazil, and Trinidad. The impact of slavery, and its centrality to the Yoruba economy and Books, ); Peter Morton- Williams, "The Oyo Yoruba and the Atlantic Slave Trade, ," Journal A History of the Galinhas Country (West Africa),


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History of the Galinhas country, Sierra Leone, c.1650-1890 by Adam Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract: The Galinhas country forms the southernmost corner of modern Sierra Leone. Its inhabitants in probably belonged to the Vai people, who had reached the coast several centuries earlier as part of a Manding trade corridor from the Upper Niger.

catalog books, media & more in the Sierra Leone > History. Galinhas (Sierra Leone) > History. Bibliographic information. Publication date Series Based on the author's thesis (Ph. DUniversity of Birmingham, ) Includes indexes. Related Work History of the Galinhas country (West Africa), ISBN Get this from a library.

From slaves to palm kernels: a history of the Galinhas country (West Africa), [Adam Jones]. A History of the Galinhas Country (West Africa) (Wiesbaden, ). These notes are accessible in typescript: “A preliminary investigation of oral traditions in the Galinhas area of Sierra Leone” (), and are deposited at the Centre of West African Studies, University of Birmingham, and the Institute of African Studies Cited by: 1.

* This is a revised version of a chapter in my Ph. dissertation, "A History of the Galinhas Country, Sierra Leone, c. " (University of Birmingham, ). I am grateful to John C.1650-1890. book, Paul Hair, Beatrix Heintze, Marion Johnson and Mike Smith for their criticisms and suggestions, and to Gisela Wittner for redrawing my maps.

For a brief history of the Gallinas country: see S. Despicht, “A Short History of the Gallinas Chiefdoms,” Sierra Leone Studies, Vol.

21 (January ), pp. 5– Google Scholar [Also Adam Jones, From Slaves to Palm Kernels: A History of the Galinhas Country (West Africa) – (Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, ).

3 Earlier versions of this article have appeared in my Ph.D. thesis, ‘A history of the Galinhas country, Leone, Sierra, c.

–’ (University of Birmingham, ) and in a paper given at the School of Oriental and African Studies on 16 January I should like to thank David Dalby, Paul Hair, Matthew Hill, David Sapir, Elizabeth Tonkin and William Welmers for their assistance.

A history of the Galinhas country, Sierra Leone, c. [microform] / by the four books reviewed here. with African Americans.1 Yet the Caribbean's long migratory history – not.

The Sierra Leone Colony was Britain's main base in its campaign to abolish the Atlantic slave trade. Sierra Leone first became inhabited by indigenous African peoples at least 2, years limba's were the first tribe known to inhabit Sierra Leone. The dense tropical rainforest partially isolated the region from other West African cultures, and it became a refuge for peoples escaping violence and jihads.

Sierra Leone was named by Portuguese explorer Pedro de Sintra, who mapped the. From Barlo Wharf or RoBury, canoes went to Susu country, but it was also possible to go overland via routes near Kambia. SLNA(Sierra Leone National Archives)/CSO (Colonial Secretary's Office) Letters –69, 40/, letter of McCormack, 21 Jan.

For Gov. Kennedy's plan to stop such traffic, CO/, Gov. to CO, 14 Mar. White Roots: Written and Oral Testimony on the “First” Mr. Rogers* - Volume 10 - Adam Jones.

War and the Crisis of Youth in Sierra Leone is among the rare breed of books, essential for scholars and policy analysts, that is sure to make waves for all of the right reasons. It will become a classic for its sober and measured analysis that challenges conventional wisdom and for bringing a critical analysis to bear on the words and actions.

A new history of Sierra Leone. Oxford, England: Macmillan. African peoples and their cultural resources, Series No. 3, West African Journal of Archaeology, Special Book Issue.

Andah, B.W. “The Bantu ‘Homeland’ Project: Ethno-archaeological investigations in parts of the Benue valley region.” A history of Galinhas country. Other historical studies include C.

Magbaily Fyle, Historical Dictionary of Sierra Leone (); Adam Jones, From Slave to Palm Kernels: A History of the Galinhas Country (West Africa), – (); D.A. Turay and Arthur Abraham, The Sierra Leone Army: A Century of History (); and Murray Last and Paul Richards (eds.), Sierra Leone.

in – Enslaved Africans in southern Sierra Leone waged a prolonged revolt called the Zawo War against Spanish and African slave-traders. Other revolts, for example, in Brazil and Cuba, erupted against the backdrop of a growing abolitionist movement and indeed helped to make it possible.

William. These enclaves - written in the history of the landscape - became once again important as war swept over rural communities in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone in the s. The 'sokoihun' teach a. The Gallinas or Galinhas territory lies between the Sherbro river, in nowadays Sierra Leone, and the Mano or Mannah river which actually forms the border between Liberia and Sierra Leone.

In the early s slave traders yearly shipped thousands of slaves. FROM SLAVES TO PALM KERNELS: A HISTORY OF THE GALINHAS COUNTRY (WEST AFRICA) By Adam Jones. Studien zur Volkerkunde No. Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag GMBH, Pp.

xvii, DM The Galinhas country lies in the extreme south-eastern corner of Sierra Leone, bound by the Mano River, which is also the boundary with Liberia.

Adam Jones (Marlowe, ) was awarded his Birmingham Ph.D. for a thesis entitled A history of the Galinhas country, Sierra Leone, c. his brother Ben is still in Shell i. Docti But. PP, () Papers relating to the slave trade, Extract of a Letter from Commodore Bullen toEsq.

18 June Adam Jones, From Slaves to Palm Kernals: A History of the Galinhas Country (West Africa) – (Weisbaden, ). Google Scholar.Arthur Abraham, Introduction to the Precolonial History of Mende in Sierra Leone (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, ): 50– Google Scholar Arthur Abraham, “The Pattern of Warfare and Settlement Among the Mende of Sierra Leone in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century,” Kroniek van Afrika 2 .The Gallinas Coast, Sierra Leone, and the Origins of the Amistad Africans, c African Origins of the Amistad Rebellion, 13 imprisoned at Pedro Blanco’s Fort Lomboko, on the Gallinas Coast.