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Description and historical account of the Gold Kingdom of Guinea (1602)

Pieter de Marees

Description and historical account of the Gold Kingdom of Guinea (1602)

by Pieter de Marees

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Published by Published for The British Academy by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in

    Places:
  • Ghana
    • Subjects:
    • Marees, Pieter de -- Travel -- Ghana,
    • Ghana -- Social life and customs -- Early works to 1800,
    • Ghana -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800,
    • Ghana -- History -- Portuguese rule, 1469-1637

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPieter de Marees ; translated from the Dutch and edited by Albert van Dantzig and Adam Jones.
      GenreEarly works to 1800.
      SeriesFontes historiae Africane. Series varia / Union académique internationale ;, 5, Fontes historiae Africanae., 5.
      ContributionsDantzig, A. van, 1937-, Jones, Adam.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT510.4 .M3613 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 272 p. :
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2102967M
      ISBN 10019726056X
      LC Control Number88152687

      Guinea (/ ˈ ɡ ɪ n i / ()), officially the Republic of Guinea (French: République de Guinée), is a west-coastal country in West ly known as French Guinea (French: Guinée française), the modern country is sometimes referred to as Guinea-Conakry to distinguish it from other countries with "Guinea" in the name and the eponymous region, such as Guinea-Bissau and Equatorial g code: + HISTORY ONE 1. INTRODUCTION This book attempts to outline the history of gold mining and related subjects like marketing, trading and use of gold from the legendary times until today.1 The work will not limit itself to the borders of present day Ghana but will have to consider also adjacent areas of today's Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Nigeria to.

      (You might include Venture Smith's description of his Gold Coast homeland, which he concludes with a detailed account of his capture.) Slave mutinies. William Snelgrave, an English slaveship captain, describes three mutinies by captive Africans in his narrative, A New Account of Some Parts of Guinea, and the Slave Trade. Explore over years of The Sovereign, The Royal Mint’s flagship coin. Shop Historic Sovereigns. Rare Coin Sells. for £1 Million. Sourced and authenticated by Royal Mint. Collector Services, one of the world’s rarest. coins ‘ Edward VIII Sovereign’ breaks. British record achieving £1 .

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