Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Whitehall and the Black Republic : A Study of Colonial Britain's Attitude Towards Liberia,

Whitehall and the Black Republic : A Study of Colonial Britain's Attitude Towards Liberia, - image 1 of 1

About this item

This book examines the history of the relationship between Liberia and Britain—the world’s first black republic, founded by former slaves, and the world’s strongest colonial power. Jyotirmoy Pal Chaudhuri excavates a wealth of archival sources to reconstruct a turbulent narrative spanning key points in twentieth-century Liberian history. Pal Chaudhuri argues that the Black Republic was never a serious item on the British agenda for constructive action in West Africa, as seen in the repeated failure of their concessionaires, their interference with the Firestone rubber project, and their efforts to have Liberia expelled from the League of Nations. Untangling the conflicts and contradictions between Britain’s colonial interests and humanitarian ideals, Whitehall and the Black Republic is a long overdue contribution to the history of Liberia and the British Empire.

Number of Pages: 279
Genre: History
Series Title: African Histories and Modernities
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Jyotirmoy Pal Chaudhuri
Language: English
Street Date: April 15, 2018
TCIN: 53615437
UPC: 9783319704753
Item Number (DPCI): 248-66-1899
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$96.06
MSRPReg: $109.00 Save $12.94 (12% off)
Shipping
not available
Not in stores

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.


*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.