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Timbers of British West Africa.

Timbers of British West Africa.

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Published by Timber Development Association in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL16246582M


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Revised. 82pp, soft linen-backed Timbers of British West Africa. book. Part 1: Timbers of British West Africa. Part 2: Timbers of French West Africa. Bibliography, index. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Timbers of West Africa (Red booklet series) [Timber Development Association] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Timber Of West Africa [B Alwyn Jay] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Timber Of West Africa. Part one of this booklet deals with timbers of British West Africa, and part two with those of French West Africa.

Information given for each species includes common trade names, with vernacular names, scientific names, general characteristics, seasoning, strength. Volume 1 previously published as a separate volume, under titles: Timbers of British West Africa, Timbers of West Africa.

At the time only a few African timbers were well known to the trade and the need for information regarding what were then lesser known timbers was : Hardcover. 1st Edition Published on Septem by Routledge First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Rise of British West Africa - 1st Edition. British West Africa consisted of British Protectorates of Nigeria, Gambia, Gold Coast, and Sierra Leone. FOOTNOTE: Coins dated were struck; - 7, and - 1, FOOTNOTE: Gold Coast - The Gold Coast Colony comprises the coast of the Gulf of Guinea, extending inland to an average dis.

Author: Alcedo Almanzer. The Coinage of British West Africa. Binding: Softcover. Year published: The condition of these books will range from good to very good. As you might expect, the ones with the most wear were often the most Rating: % positive.

In geographical terms, West Africa is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean Timbers of British West Africa. book the west and south, the Sahara Desert on the north. Its eastern border is defined as either the Benue Trough, or the line running from Mount Cameroon to Lake Chad.

British West Africa, assortment of widely separated territories in western Africa that were administered by Great Britain during the colonial period. These included Sierra Leone, the Gambia, Nigeria (with the British Cameroons), and the Gold Coast (including Gold Coast crown colony, the Asante empire, the Northern Territories, and British Togoland).

British West Africa was the collective name for British colonies in West Africa during the colonial period, either in the general geographical sense or the formal colonial administrative entity. The United Kingdom held varying parts of these territories or the whole throughout the 19th century.

From west to east, the colonies became the independent countries of The Gambia, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Nigeria. Until independence, Ghana Capital: Freetown. West African Currency Board: [Distributed by the Crown Agents], - Business & Economics - 49 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book.

What people are Bank of England Bank of Ghana Bank of Nigeria Bank of Sierra Beresford-Stooke Board's coinage Board's currency Board's notes British West Africa capital surplus Central Bank charges. “The rate spread of EBOLA VIRUS in West Africa, is big tragedy.

It is a fatal disease in the history of the world. Intensive education (formal and informal approaches) of the citizens of African can help prevent the spread. International cooperation is urgently needed to combat the EBOLA virus. Edward VIII, British West Africa, H Penny, Although no coins of King Edward VIII were released in this country, due to his Abdication, they did strike some coins for the overseas Colonies.

British West Africa had three different denominations struck and that were actually used as day-to-day money. British West Africa was the name for the British colonies on the West African coast: Gambia, Sierra Leone, British Gold Coast (Ghana) and Western, Eastern and Northern Nigeria.

British West Africa had been a separate entity for 2 occasions in the 19th century, but after that the colonies were administered separately. The author has included biographical profiles of the British West African Garveyites to integrate the Garvey movement into the history of West African nationalism and Pan-Africanism.

It is argued that Garveyism was welcomed in British West Africa by the older cultural nationalists who saw Garveyism as an extension of Blyden's by: All British West Africa coins quick info in one coin touch, if need more numismatic data, just click coin.

Good usability site, join us now. In West Africa the impact of British rule was more dramatic. The British had been heavily involved in the West African slave trade in the s. The trade was abolished in the early s and the British put a lot of effort into trying to wipe out slavery and the slave trade in all of Africa.

The empire forestry movement spread through India, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and then the United States to other parts of the globe, and Gregory Barton's study looks at the origins of environmentalism in a global by: National Congress of British West Africa book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). Fuller, H. “From Cowries to Coins: Money and Colonialism in the Gold Coast and British West Africa in the Early 20th Century.” In Money in Africa, edited by Catherine Eagleton, Harcourt Fuller, and John Perkins, London: British Museum Research Publications, The Gold Coast was a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa that became the independent nation of Ghana in Overview: The first Europeans to arrive at the coast were the Portuguese in.

British West Africa (BWA) is a colony of the Imperial Commonwealth Federation (former British Empire) in western Africa.

BWA consists of the Colony of the Gold Coast, Colony and Protectorate of Sierra Leone and Colony and Protectorate of Gambia. BWA is bordered by French West Africa (all three territories of BWA) and Liberia (southeast of Sierra Leone). BWA had previously existed has British.

The rise of British West Africa; comprising the early history of the colony of Sierra Leone, the Gambia, Lagos, Gold Coast, etc., etc. with a brief account of climate, the growth of education, commerce and religion and a comprehensive history of the Bananas and Bance Islands and sketches of the Constitution.

With peace in Europe fromand British supremacy at sea secured, the Navy turned its attention back to the challenge and established the West Coast of Africa Station, known as the. RECENT BOOKS ON BRITISH WEST AFRICA* THE NATURE OF BRITISH INVOLVEMENT with West Africa in the nineteenth century is now undergoing a searching reappraisal by historians.

As a result, a number of new themes and reinterpretations are emerging from a. The British West African Pound was the currency of British West Africa, a group of British colonies, protectorates and mandate territories.

It was equal to the pound sterling and was similarly subdivided into 20 shillings, each of 12 pence. British East Africa, territories that were formerly under British control in eastern Africa—namely Kenya, Uganda, and Zanzibar and Tanganyika (now Tanzania).

Central Africa, c. Map of Central Africa from the 10th edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica, published in Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.

About this Item: The Crown Agents &2nd edition revised, 2 volumes (8+ pages), maps, numerous drawings, glossary, bibliography: covers British, French & Portuguese West Africa, Cameroons & Fernando Po, the bible, complete in itself; both volumes in original wraps & in vg condition, see also the Supplement by Alston, a heavy set that may attract extra postage, the 2 volumes.

The British empire in Africa was so huge that it is very difficult to describe briefly how it ended. The first part of Britain's African lands to get self-rule was South Africa.

This became a self-ruling Dominion in For other areas it was a good deal later before they became self-ruling; most. The commercial timber industry in Mpumalanga is under fire for replacing pine forests with gum species without authorisation and in the process jeopardising communities' water sources.

In four Americans, including anthropologist Laura Boulton and her ornithologist husband Rudyard, carried out an expedition in West Africa, as Boulton herself described it, "to collect specimens for the new hall of exotic birds in the Field Museum of Natural History, to film the customs and ceremonies of tribal life, and to record the music of French and British West Africa" (CD-ROM.

In the first few years of the war, the RAF recrui West Africans for ground duties in the British West Africa colonies of the Gold Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and the Gambia. To be sure, British personnel, who were succumbing to West Africa's punishing heat and enervating malarial attacks, needed support from an acclimatized populace Author: Kwei Quartey.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Penzer, N. (Norman Mosley), Cotton in British West Africa. London: Federation of British Industries, The African Possessions of the British Empire included South Africa, British West Africa consisting of the coastal lands around the Gulf of Guinea and separated from South Africa by Portuguese Angola, and British East Africa along the east coast from Portuguese Mozambique to and including the Horn of Africa but excluding Madagascar which was part of the Franco-Spanish Holy Alliance.

Ethiopia. Colonial Office: West Indies and British Guiana: Return to an address of the Honourable The House of Commons dated 29 Mayfor "copies of the last census of the population taken in each of the British West India Islands and in British Guiana, specifying their respective dates; together with any information subsequently received.

Rimmer, The Economies of West Africa (London, ),3 It is a fact, not a criticism, that a number of authors of standard works purporting to discuss the Gold Coast economy did not have the requisite information to provide a detailed account of the timber trade.

Typical was Allan McPhee's early Economic Revolution in British West. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Bankers in West Africa: The Story of the Bank of British West Africa Limited by Richard Fry (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products.

This is a short account of the evolution and development of the Tropical Architecture movement in British West Africa, from the late s to the early s.

It considers the conceptual grounding for Tropical Architecture, its key architects and a select number of buildings that describe the by: In preparation for the peace conference that was expected to follow World War I, in the spring of the British Foreign Office established a special section responsible for preparing background information for use by British delegates to the conference.

British West Africa (General) is Number 90 in a series of more than studies produced by the section, most of which were published after. The 5,km coastline of west Africa is home to some of the most diverse fisheries in the world.

It is also hugely economically significant — more than 7m people from Mauritania to Liberia and.Maps of the history of colonial British West Africa (–).

This is a main category requiring frequent diffusion and maybe maintenance. As many pictures and media files as possible should be moved into appropriate subcategories.The introduction situates Ghana within a global context, emphasizing its regional and international place in world history and politics, in culture and sports, and in the ongoing process of national development and its meanings for the country’s citizens and foreigners.