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By Myles Osborne,Susan Kingsley Kent

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Africans and Britons within the Age of Empires, 1660-1980 tells the tales of the intertwined lives of African and British peoples over greater than 3 centuries. In seven chapters and an epilogue, Myles Osborne and Susan Kingsley Kent discover the characters that comprised the British presence in Africa: the slave investors and slaves, missionaries and explorers, imperialists and miners, farmers, settlers, legal professionals, chiefs, prophets, intellectuals, politicians, and squaddies of all shades.


The authors express that the oft-told narrative of a monolithic imperial strength ruling inexorably over passive African sufferers not stands scrutiny; really, at each flip, Africans and Britons interacted with each other in a posh set of relationships that concerned as a lot cooperation and negotiation as resistance and strength, no matter if in the course of the period of the slave alternate, the area wars, or the interval of decolonization. The British presence provoked quite a lot of responses, reactions, and alterations in numerous facets of African existence; yet even as, the event of empire in Africa – and its final cave in – additionally pressured the British to view themselves and their empire in new methods.


Written via an Africanist and a historian of imperial Britain and illustrated with maps and pictures, Africans and Britons within the Age of Empires, 1660-1980 provides a uniquely wealthy standpoint for realizing either African and British history.

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By Myles Osborne,Susan Kingsley Kent

ISBN-10: 0415737524

ISBN-13: 9780415737524

ISBN-10: 0415737532

ISBN-13: 9780415737531

Africans and Britons within the Age of Empires, 1660-1980 tells the tales of the intertwined lives of African and British peoples over greater than 3 centuries. In seven chapters and an epilogue, Myles Osborne and Susan Kingsley Kent discover the characters that comprised the British presence in Africa: the slave investors and slaves, missionaries and explorers, imperialists and miners, farmers, settlers, legal professionals, chiefs, prophets, intellectuals, politicians, and squaddies of all shades.


The authors express that the oft-told narrative of a monolithic imperial strength ruling inexorably over passive African sufferers not stands scrutiny; really, at each flip, Africans and Britons interacted with each other in a posh set of relationships that concerned as a lot cooperation and negotiation as resistance and strength, no matter if in the course of the period of the slave alternate, the area wars, or the interval of decolonization. The British presence provoked quite a lot of responses, reactions, and alterations in numerous facets of African existence; yet even as, the event of empire in Africa – and its final cave in – additionally pressured the British to view themselves and their empire in new methods.


Written via an Africanist and a historian of imperial Britain and illustrated with maps and pictures, Africans and Britons within the Age of Empires, 1660-1980 provides a uniquely wealthy standpoint for realizing either African and British history.

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