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Bartering for Slaves on the Upper Guinea Coast in the Early Seventeenth Century

LINDA A. NEWSON

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In the context of debates about the definition and origins of globalisation and the role of African agency in the Atlantic slave trade, this chapter examines the commodities traded by Portuguese New ... More


Everyday Commodities, the Rivers of Guinea, and the Atlantic World: The Beeswax Export Trade, c.1450–c.1800

MICHAEL W. TUCK

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter argues that it was the actions of many common people in West Africa that created the trade systems linking the Atlantic World and the Upper Guinea coast. On one hand, Africans of the ... More


The Acetate Pathway: Biosynthesis of Polyketides and Related Compounds

Gary W. Morrow

in Bioorganic Synthesis: An Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199860531
eISBN:
9780197563229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199860531.003.0008
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

We saw in the previous chapter how Otto Wallach’s early proposal regarding the structural origin of terpenoid natural products was later refined by the insightful work ... More


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