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- DescriptionThe British Vice-Consulate for the kingdom of Dahomey (in the modern Republic of Benin, West Africa) in 1851-1852 was established to suppress the trans-Atlantic slave trade. These documents are valuable sources for the history of British policy on the slave trade for Dahomey, one of the most important indigenous states in coastal West Africa.
- Author BiographyRobin Law has been at the History Department of the University of Stirling since 1972, with posts including Professor of African History, 1993-2009 and Emeritus Professor since 2009. He is also Visiting Professor in History, the University of Liverpool. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He was given the Distinguished Africanist Award of the African Studies Association of the UK in 2010. He has held posts at the University of Lagos, Nigeria (1966-9) and the Centre of West African Studies, Birmingham, 1970-2. He has held visiting posts at the Universities of Ilorin, Nigeria, 1978; African Studies Centre, Leiden, 1993-4; York University, Toronto, Canada, 1996-7; Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, 2000-1.
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication31/05/2012
- GenreHistory: Specific Subjects
- Series TitleFontes Historiae Africanae, New Series: Sources of African History
- Series Part/Volume Number10
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Content Note2 maps
- Weight620 g
- Width163 mm
- Height241 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Edited byRobin Law
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