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history of the colony of Sierra Leone, Western Africa

J. J. Crooks

history of the colony of Sierra Leone, Western Africa

by J. J. Crooks

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Published by Cass in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Leone
    • Subjects:
    • Sierra Leone -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J. J. Crooks.
      SeriesCass library of African studies. General studies,, no. 101
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT516.7 .C76 1972b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 375 p.
      Number of Pages375
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5222972M
      ISBN 10071461646X
      LC Control Number75171833

      Sierra Leone: the Principal British Colony on the Western Coast of Africa, ISBN , ISBN , Like New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive.   Visit for more history book reviews! This is an audio summary of The Rise of British West Africa: Comprising the Early History of the Colony of Sierra Leone, the Gambia, Lagos, Gold Coast, Etc., Etc. With a Brief of the Bananas and Bance Islands and Sketches by Claude George.

      History. On 17 October , the Sierra Leone Colony was made part of British West Africa, an administrative entity consisting of British colonies in West Africa. The entity's original name was Colony of Sierra Leone and its Dependencies, after which it became British West African Territories and finally British West African Settlements. From this point Sierra Leone declines into a long era of repressive rule, military coups and - by the end of the century - terrifying and violent anarchy. Siaka Stevens remains in control for eighteen years by dismantling the country's checks on the abuses of power. From Sierra Leone is a republic with himself as executive president.

      Sierra Leone got independence in the year from British. Sierra Leone was a colony of British since British were in this small African country in the west coast before and it used to trade slaves. In the year , a small area of . Sierra Leone was the first declared British Crown colony in West Africa in with the Governor of Sierra Leone being responsible for the former Gold Coast and the Gambia. But in spite of this seemingly prestigious status, it took the British ninety-eight (98) years before they started their very first school in Sierra Leone-, the Bo.


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History of the colony of Sierra Leone, Western Africa by J. J. Crooks Download PDF EPUB FB2

: A History of the Colony of Sierra Leone, West Africa (Cass Library of African Studies. General Studies,) (): Crooks, Major J.J.: Books. The book consists of the letters and journal entries of Melville, a British woman who lived in Sierra Leone in the s.

Today Sierra Leone in a West African country, unfortunately, has been best known in the media for its civil war, its “blood diamonds”, and the more recent Ebola epidemic. But in the late 18th century, Sierra Leone was founded as a British colony for people of African descent Price: $ Sierra Leone (sēĕr´ə lēō´nē, lēōn´; sēr´ə lēōn), officially Republic of Sierra Leone, republic ( est.

pop. 5,), 27, sq mi (71, sq km), W is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, by Guinea in the north and east, and by Liberia in the south.

Freetown is the capital. Land Sierra Leone's mi (km) Atlantic coastline is made up of a belt. The Rise of British West Africa: Comprising the Early History of the Colony of Sierra Leone, the Gambia, Lagos, Gold Coast, Etc.

First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Present State of history of the colony of Sierra Leone Colony of Sierra Leone, Being Extracts of Recent Letters from Hannah Kilham.

By Hannah Kilham, Scanned by Google. Sierra Leone: The Principal British Colony on the Western Coast of Africa. By William Whitaker Shreeve, Scanned by Google.

Postscript to the Reply "Point by Point" By Robert Thorpe, Scanned by Google., English, Book, Illustrated edition: A history of the colony of Sierra Leone, Western Africa / by J.

Crooks. Crooks, J. (John Joseph), b. sierra leone: thk principal british colony on thewestern coast op aprica. by william whitaker shreeve, six yfars resident, and late acting first writer to her britannic majesty's commissioners underthe slave trade suppression-treaties, mixed courts, secretary's and crown offices, merchants* service in the colony, etc.

etc. africa. A History Of The Colony Of Sierra Leone Western Africa Base de datos de todas episodio A History Of The Colony Of Sierra Leone Western Africa Estos datos libro es el mejor ranking. EPUB, libros electrónicos EBOOK, Adobe PDF, versión Moblile, ordenador portátil, teléfono inteligente es compatible con todas las herramientas que ♡ A History Of The Colony Of Sierra Leone Western.

Inthe British Crown Colony of Sierra Leone was founded, with Freetown serving as the capital of British West Africa. The city's population expanded rapidly with freed slaves, who established suburbs on the Freetown Peninsula. See Article History. Sierra Leone, country of western Africa. The country owes its name to the 15th-century Portuguese explorer Pedro de Sintra, the first European to sight and map Freetown harbour.

The original Portuguese name, Serra Lyoa (“Lion Mountains”), referred to the range of hills that surrounds the harbour. the western African coast was Sierra Leone.

Toward the end of the 18th century the Sierra Leone peninsula had been chosen by British philanthropists as a suitable place to which Africans who had been taken to Britain as slaves and freed there, or who had fought on the British side. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Crooks, J.J.

(John Joseph), b. History of the colony of Sierra Leone, Western Africa. Get this from a library. A history of the colony of Sierra Leone, Western Africa. [J J Crooks] -- Appendices include "Territorial treaties with native chiefs, ," "List of governors of Sierra Leone, ," etc. On 17 Octoberthe Sierra Leone Colony was made part of British West Africa, an administrative entity consisting of British colonies in West Africa.

The entity's original name was Colony of Sierra Leone and its Dependencies, after which it became British West African Territories and finally British West African l: Freetown. The Liberated Africans of Sierra Leone were illegally enslaved Africans rescued from slave ships intercepted by anti-slaving patrols in the Atlantic Ocean and near coastal trading stations on the African Coast after Born and enslaved throughout West and West Central Africa, the rescued Africans were liberated by British naval courts or bilateral tribunals established in.

14 books 47 voters list created July 31st, by Tamara. Tags: africa, blood-diamonds, child-soldiers, civil-war, salone, sas, sierra-leone 6 likes Like.

The colony Sierra Leone was established by the British, supported by abolitionists, under the Sierra Leone Company as a place for freedmen. BLACK POOR AND PROVINCE OF FREEDOM – The first settlers to found a colony in Sierra Leone were the so-called "Black Poor": African Americans and West Indians.

Sierra Leone Freetown, Sierra Leone, midth century. [Drawings of Western Africa, University of Virginia Library, Special Collections, MSSno. 8] Kingdom of Quoja, Sierra Leone, late 17th c.

[Based on Jean Barbot, A Description of the Coasts of North and South Thomas Astley (ed.), A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels (London. For more than a century, it was the only European-style university in western Sub-Saharan Africa. Sierra Leone (Lion Hill) colony by was.

Sierra Leone is a small country on the west coast of Africa, the capital of which is Freetown, on the coast. It was first sighted by the Portuguese in and given the name Sierra Leone in The Portuguese visited the coast of Sierra Leone frequently in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries to trade for slaves, gold, and ivory.

They were followed by the English, Dutch. An area in West Africa was to be set aside for this purpose. In some such black men and women arrived on the coast. Indeed the French would ultimately set the limits for the expansion of the Sierra Leone colony by claiming the interior.

In fact in they actually came to blows - if only by accident - when a French force attacked.Sierra Leone – Background The name Sierra Leone dates back towhen a Portuguese explorer sailed down the coast of West Africa. There seems some dispute whether it was the shape or climatic conditions that influenced Pedro da Cintra to come up with “Sierra Lyoa” meaning Lion Mountains.

Page of note 2 On the Sierra Leone colony as a whole see the admirable History of Sierra Leone by Christopher, Fyfe (Oxford ). Cf. Kuczynski, R. R., Demographic Survey of the British Colonial Empire, 1 (London ).Cited by: 4.