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Title:West Indian Troops and the Defence of British West Africa in the Nineteenth Century
Author:Ukpabi, Samson C.
Year:1974
Periodical:African Studies Review
Volume:17
Issue:1
Period:April
Pages:133-150
Language:English
Geographic terms:English-speaking Africa
West Africa
Subjects:defence policy
colonial forces
History and Exploration
Military, Defense and Arms
colonialism
Link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/523581
Abstract:This paper surveys the role of the West Indian troops in the evolution of British military policy in West Africa and traces how their use led directly to the raising of the West African Frontier Force. Ref., notes.
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