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Osei-Tutu, John Kwadwo

Shadows of Empire in West Africa

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Interpreting West Africa’s Forts and Castles
John Kwadwo Osei-Tutu, Victoria Ellen Smith

2. Grossfriedrichsburg, the First German Colony in Africa? Brandenburg-Prussia, Atlantic Entanglements and National Memory
Roberto Zaugg

3. ‘Far from My Native Land, and Far from You’: Reimagining the British at Cape Coast Castle in the Nineteenth Century
Victoria Ellen Smith

4. Viewed from a Distance: Eighteenth-Century Images of Fortifications on the Coast of West Africa
Emily Mann

5. Illusions of Grandeur and Protection: Perceptions and (Mis)Representations of the Defensive Efficacy of European-Built Fortifications on the Gold Coast, Seventeenth–Early Nineteenth Centuries
John Kwadwo Osei-Tutu, Hermann W. Hesse

6. Female Agency in a Cultural Confluence: Women, Trade and Politics in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Gold Coast
Kwabena Adu-Boahen

7. Fort Metal Cross: Commercial Epicentre of the British on the Gold Coast
Fritz Biveridge

8. European Fortifications in West Africa as Architectural Containers and Oppressive Contraptions
Henry Nii Adziri Wellington, Rexford Assasie Oppong

9. A Theatre of Memory for the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: Cape Coast Castle and Its Museum
Neelima Jeychandran

10. Diplomacy, Identity and Appropriation of the “Door of no Return”. President Barack Obama and Family in Ghana and the Cape Coast Castle, 2009
John Kwadwo Osei-Tutu, Ebenezer Ayesu

11. Recreating Pre-colonial Forts and Castles: Heritage Policies and Restoration Practices in the Gold Coast/Ghana, 1945 to 1970s
Jon Olav Hove

Keywords: History, African History, Imperialism and Colonialism, Political History, African Politics

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
African Histories and Modernities
Page amount
22 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319392820
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-39281-3

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