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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:European sources for sub-Saharan Africa before 1900: use and abuse
Authors:Heintze, B.ISNI
Jones, A.ISNI
Periodical:Paideuma (ISSN 0078-7809)
Geographic term:Subsaharan Africa
historical sources
conference papers (form)
Abstract:Collection of 23 papers presented at an international symposium on European-language sources for the history of sub-Saharan Africa before 1900, which was held in Bad Homburg in July 1986. An introduction by the editors and seven general papers by A. JONES (two papers), P.E.H. HAIR, D. HENIGE, M. JOHNSON, E. OPGENOORTH, and E. van den BOOGAART are followed by 16 papers with a regional focus dealing respectively with Zimbabwe (D.N. BEACH), Senegambia (C. BECKER), Ethiopia (C. BECKINGHAM), East Africa (R.C. BRIDGES), Western Africa (J.D. FAGE), Sahara and Sudan (A.G.B. FISHER and H.J. FISHER), Angola (B. HEINTZE; J.C. MILLER and J.K. THORNTON), Kongo (A. HILTON; J.K. THORNTON), Gold Coast/Ghana (R. JENKINS; A. van DANTZIG), the 'Slave Coast', between the Volta and Lagos Rivers (R. LAW), the West Sudan (G. SPITTLER), Central Africa (J. VANSINA), and German travellers' accounts (C. ESSNER). Bibliogr., notes, ref.