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Conclusion

Sarah Stockwell

in The Business of Decolonization: British Business Strategies in the Gold Coast

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208488
eISBN:
9780191678035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208488.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1957, Ghana gained independence, completing its rapid political progress from a British colony to one of the first African nations to secure its freedom from European rule. For British ... More


Ford, Rockefeller, and Carnegie in Nigeria and the African Studies Network

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the philanthropic interventions of the Carnegie Corporation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Ford Foundation in Nigeria. These American foundations in the 1950s had thought ... More


“Mr. Park’s Book” and the Niger Problem

David Lambert

in Mastering the Niger: James MacQueen's African Geography and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078069
eISBN:
9780226078236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078236.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the proposals MacQueen submitted to the British government for the establishment of a chartered West Africa Company in 1820 and the public case he made in his first major ... More


To Africa

Edward G. Gray

in The Making of John Ledyard: Empire and Ambition in the Life of an Early American Traveler

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110555
eISBN:
9780300137811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110555.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on John Ledyard's travel to Africa. On June 30, 1788, Ledyard left London for Paris. From there he traveled to Marseilles, crossed the Mediterranean to Alexandria, and then ... More


Introduction At the Crossroads of Republic

Melina Pappademos

in Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834909
eISBN:
9781469602769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869178_pappademos.4
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book begins with the meeting of thirty eminent black leaders, representing the United States, Africa, and the West Indies, in London as European armies installed themselves on the African ... More


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