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Title:Anglo-Spanish Relations in West Africa during the First World War
Author:Osuntokun, Akinjide
Year:1974
Periodical:Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria
Volume:7
Issue:2
Period:June
Pages:291-301
Language:English
Geographic terms:Bioko
Great Britain
Spain
Subjects:foreign policy
World War I
colonialism
History and Exploration
Abstract:During the First World War questions of security and strategy were very important since the available troops in French and British West Africa were overstretched. Against this background the relations between Britain and Spain are analysed with emphasis on the strategic Island of Fernando Po which became the focal point of Anglo-German rivalry. Notes.
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