Download PDF by Arnold Hughes, David Perfect: A Political History of The Gambia, 1816-1994 (Rochester

By Arnold Hughes, David Perfect

ISBN-10: 1580461263

ISBN-13: 9781580461269

A Political heritage of The Gambia: 1816-1994 is the 1st whole account of the political heritage of the previous British West African dependency to be written. It uses a lot hitherto unconsulted or unavailable British and Gambian authentic and personal documentary resources, in addition to interviews with many Gambian politicians and previous British colonial officers. the 1st a part of the publication charts the origins and features of contemporary politics in colonial Bathurst (Banjul) and its growth into the Gambian inside (Protectorate) within the 20 years after international conflict II. by means of independence in 1965, older urban-based events within the capital were defeated through a brand new, rural-based political company, the People's innovative celebration (PPP). the second one a part of the publication analyzes the capability during which the PPP, lower than President Sir Dawda Jawara, succeeded in defeating either current and new rival political events and an tried coup in 1981. The e-book closes with a proof of the dying of the PPP by the hands of a military coup in 1994. The ebook not just establishes these designated features of Gambian political historical past, but additionally relates those to the broader nearby and African context, throughout the colonial and independence classes.

Show description

Read or Download A Political History of The Gambia, 1816-1994 (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora) PDF

Similar social science books

New PDF release: Harold Adams Innis and Marshall McLuhan

Regardless of the hazards in scrutinizing the paintings of Innis and McLuhan, i believe scholars of the background of mass verbal exchange needs to think the dangers of research Innis and McLuhan on my own between scholars of human society,make the historical past of the mass media valuable to the background of civilization at huge. either see the media now not purely as technical appurtenances to society yet as an important determinants of the social cloth.

Read e-book online Immigrant America: A Portrait (Revised and Expanded 4th PDF

This revised, up to date, and improved fourth version of Immigrant the USA: A Portrait offers readers with a complete and present assessment of immigration to the us in one volume.

Updated with the most recent on hand information, Immigrant the USA explores the commercial, political, spatial, and linguistic points of immigration; the position of faith within the acculturation and social integration of international minorities; and the variation procedure for the second one iteration. This revised version comprises new chapters on theories of migration and at the background of U. S. -bound migration from the past due 19th century to the current, delivering an up-to-date and multiplied concluding bankruptcy on immigration and public coverage.

Download PDF by Luc Ferry: Sagesses d'hier et d'aujourd'hui

Que fait los angeles philosophie ? Elle suggest des définitions de los angeles vie bonne qui ne passent ni par Dieu ni par los angeles foi, où l’on fait avec les moyens du bord, en exerçant los angeles lucidité de sa raison et en acceptant sa de mortel, sans prétendre à un salut qui passerait par une promesse d’immortalité.

Heather Lehr Wagner's Anwar Sadat And Menachem Begin (Modern Peacemakers) PDF

The 1978 Nobel Peace Prize was once provided to Anwar Sadat, president of Egypt, and Menachem commence, major minister of Israel, for his or her contributions to the Camp David Accords. This paintings describes each one laureate's upward thrust to energy and the demanding situations they confronted at the street to changing into sleek peacemakers.

Extra resources for A Political History of The Gambia, 1816-1994 (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora)

Example text

Thereafter, in most years before 1900, groundnuts accounted for between 70 and 90 percent of export value. 131 Until the establishment of the Protectorate in the 1890s, the greater part of the Gambian crop came from areas that were neither under British rule nor British protection. 132 Groundnuts were exchanged by barter for goods imported from Europe, which indirectly increased the government’s tax revenue. But the increasing emphasis on groundnuts was not wholly beneficial, because foodstuffs were often neglected.

3 58,273 2,523 3,162 8 . 3 . 3 130,634 3,484 7,892 13 . 3 1 315,486 100 687,817 100 1,038,145 100 493,499 % 100 N 1993 % N % 34 16 13 9 8 2 2 1 1 1 86 1 The Tukulor were reclassified as Fula in 1973. In 1963, the Fula population was 42,723 and the Tukulor population was 4,631. 2 Additional data supplied by Central Statistics Department from census tables. 5 percent. 16. 7, they still comprised 41 percent of the total population in 1963 (46 percent of the Gambian population). By 1993, these figures had fallen to 34 and 39 percent, respectively.

4. Population of the Crown Colony by Ethnic Group, 1881–1901 1881 1891 1901 Bathurst Other Colony Bathurst Other Colony Bathurst Other Colony Natives of British Gambia Natives of Sierra Leone/Liberated Africans Wolof Mandinka Jola Serere Fula Aku Ibo Manjago Bambara Other Africans West Indians Europeans Other Non-Africans 2,8751 2,1581 4,0722 1,5172 n/a n/a 8243 1333 n/a n/a n/a n/a 8294 189 7575 n/a5 35 n/a n/a n/a n/a 470 59 100 n/a 2774 3,333 1,4305 n/a 258 n/a n/a n/a n/a 4066 12 5 n/a n/a 412 650 593 210 n/a n/a n/a n/a 240 n/a 62 n/a n/a 2,347 1,502 1,072 496 n/a n/a n/a n/a 1,092 n/a 1 n/a 3,666 350 493 715 176 819 294 83 33 1,847 3 217 111 818 2,066 638 301 202 99 58 30 48 375 3 4 7 Total 6,138 6,239 8,027 8,807 4,649 8,012 1 This probably mainly consists of Wolof born in the Crown Colony and the descendants of Liberated Africans.

Download PDF sample

A Political History of The Gambia, 1816-1994 (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora) by Arnold Hughes, David Perfect

by Robert

Rated 4.97 of 5 – based on 47 votes