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Introduction: Moving Peoples, Entangled Histories

Andrew Arsan

in Interlopers of Empire: The Lebanese Diaspora in Colonial French West Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199333387
eISBN:
9780199388202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333387.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter provides a brief overview of the subject matter, themes, and theoretical concerns and approaches of this book. After a brief introduction to the history of Lebanese migration to West ... More


Bittersweet Harvest: The Colonial Cocoa Boom and the Tropical Forest Frontier

Corey Ross

in Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire: Europe and the Transformation of the Tropical World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199590414
eISBN:
9780191829901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590414.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

This chapter considers the rapid expansion of cocoa production in Europe’s tropical colonies. It outlines the development of plantation cultivation and the challenges it faced, and lays particular ... More


Interlopers of Empire: The Lebanese Diaspora in Colonial French West Africa

Andrew Arsan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199333387
eISBN:
9780199388202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333387.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book is a comprehensive history of the Lebanese migrant communities of colonial French West Africa, a vast expanse covering present-day Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Guinea, Benin and ... More


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