This work provides insights into important moments in the European colonization project in Africa, and into structural intersections between the active agents of colonialism and the different layers of Africa's socio-political structures. It reveals the indispensability of the African peoples, their pre-colonial establishments, and knowledge of the colonial encounter.
Femi J. Kolapo is with the History Department at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, where he teaches courses in African history and in the history of slavery and the slave trades. He has previously taught at the Ahmadu Bello University in Zaira, Nigeria. His research interests include Africa's engagement with post-abolition and post-emancipation social and economic reality, and pre-colonial Africa-Christian Missions encounter. Kwabena O. Akurang-Parry, a Ghanaian poet and historian, is Associate Professor of African History and World History at Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania. He received his Ph.D. in African history from York University, Toronto, Canada, in 1999. He has published over forty-five peer-reviewed articles. His research focuses on comparative slavery and abolition, as well as colonial rule and African responses.
Part 1 Figures Part 2 Foreword by Professor Martin A. Klein Part 3 Preface Part 4 Introduction Chapter 5 Hakeem I Tijani Chapter 6 Tamba E. M 'bayo Chapter 7 Paul E. Lovejoy Chapter 8 Gerald Chikozho Mazarire Chapter 9 Uyilawa Usuanlele & Victor Osaro Edo Chapter 10 Pule Phoofolo Chapter 11 Mohammed Bashir Salau Chapter 12 Chima J. Korieh Chapter 13 Clapperton Mavhunga Chapter 14 Metasebia Woldemariam Chapter 15 Femi J. Kolapo Part 16 Appendix: A. S. Kanya-Forstner's Curriculum Vitae (Excepted) Part 17 Notes Part 18 Bibliography Part 19 Index Part 20 Contributors