Slavery and the birth of an African city : Lagos, 1760-1900 / Kristin Mann.
Publication year: 2010
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, 2010.
ISBN: 9780253222350 (pbk.) : 0253222354 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2007.
As the slave trade entered its last, illegal phase in the 19th century, the town of Lagos on West Africa's Bight of Benin became one of the most important port cities north of the equator. This text explores the reasons for Lagos' sudden rise to power.
xii, 473 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
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