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Navigating African Maritime History

Carina E Ray and Jeremy Rich


This book is a collection of essays addressing multiple aspects of African maritime history in attempt to counter the lack of academic research that exists in comparison to other nations and continents, and to assert the value of African topics to the global study of maritime history. Each essay addresses African maritime history whilst also demonstrating an inextricable link to the global maritime stage. The topics discussed include early human migration to Africa; early European contact with Africa; the role of West African maritime communities in the Atlantic slave trade; New World slavehol ... More

Keywords: Maritime Labour, Slave Trade, Colonisation, Colonial Governments, Colonialism, Maritime Migration, Shipwrecks, Maritime Trade

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780986497315
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carina E Ray, editor

Jeremy Rich, editor