BENIN AND THE EUROPEANS 1485-1897


Brown cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, 220 x 145 mm approx. Maps to end papers, xii + 372 pp + 4 pp of publisher's adverts.Colour frontis + 8 pp of b/w plates on glossy paper + 3 line maps all as called for. The book; published in the Ibadan History Series under the editorship of K.O.Dike; explores one of the major themes of the pre-colonial period: the relationship between African peoples and the Europeans who came persistently but precariously to their shores. The Portuguese, English, Dutch, Spaniards, Italians and Frenchmen - to trade, evangelise or negotiate. The book ends with the massacre and punitive expedition of 1897 by the British. VG/VG (Book- a little light shelf wear to extremities. No soiling. No previous owner name insc. nor annotations. Dust Jacket - a little light colour rubbing to head of spine and 20mm approx of loss to upper fore edge flap fold at bottom corner typical of being rodent nibbled. No soiling and and non price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve. No other defects to book or jacket). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.

Title: BENIN AND THE EUROPEANS 1485-1897

Author Name: A.F.C.RYDER , Research Fellow in the Sheme for the Study of Benin History

Categories: Travel and Exploration, Reference, History,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: LONDON, LONGMANS, GREEN & Co.: 1969

ISBN Number: 058264514X

ISBN Number 13: 9780582645141

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 123216

Keywords: IBADAN HISTORY SERIES, ALAN RYDER RESEARCH FELLOW IN THE SHEME FOR STUDY OF BENIN HISTORY, AND EUROPEANS, WEST AFRICA, BENIN, , AFICANS OGANE, OBA OVONRAMWEN, HENRY BURTON, ADOLO, OBA, K O DIKE, ,