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Shadows of Empire in West Africa

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    Chapter 1 Introduction: Interpreting West Africa’s Forts and Castles
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    Chapter 2 Grossfriedrichsburg, the First German Colony in Africa? Brandenburg-Prussia, Atlantic Entanglements and National Memory
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    Chapter 3 ‘Far from My Native Land, and Far from You’: Reimagining the British at Cape Coast Castle in the Nineteenth Century
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    Chapter 4 Viewed from a Distance: Eighteenth-Century Images of Fortifications on the Coast of West Africa
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    Chapter 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
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    Chapter 6 Female Agency in a Cultural Confluence: Women, Trade and Politics in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Gold Coast
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    Chapter 7 Fort Metal Cross: Commercial Epicentre of the British on the Gold Coast
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    Chapter 8 European Fortifications in West Africa as Architectural Containers and Oppressive Contraptions
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    Chapter 9 A Theatre of Memory for the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: Cape Coast Castle and Its Museum
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    Chapter 10 Diplomacy, Identity and Appropriation of the “Door of no Return”. President Barack Obama and Family in Ghana and the Cape Coast Castle, 2009
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    Chapter 11 Recreating Pre-colonial Forts and Castles: Heritage Policies and Restoration Practices in the Gold Coast/Ghana, 1945 to 1970s
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Shadows of Empire in West Africa
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-39282-0
978-3-31-939282-0, 978-3-31-939281-3

John Kwadwo Osei-Tutu, Victoria Ellen Smith

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