Landlords-Strangers: A Process of Accommodation and Assimilation

  title={Landlords-Strangers: A Process of Accommodation and Assimilation},
  author={B. Mouser},
  journal={International Journal of African Historical Studies},
  • B. Mouser
  • Published 1975
  • History
  • International Journal of African Historical Studies
In his study of Upper Guinea from 1545 to 1800, Walter Rodney describes the evolution of a formal relationship between Europeans hoping to settle on the African coast and trade for African products, and the African traditional elite who regulated the activities of the foreigners and profited directly from their presence. While Rodney's is undoubtedly the fullest and perhaps the best treatment of this relationship to date, the very scope of his study has led him to think of the arrangement as… Expand
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