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Alexander Sydney Kanya-Forstner: ''The French in in West Africa''

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8357

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'The French in West Africa: a study in military imperialism', a Fellowship dissertation for Gonville and Caius College, 425 pages.


  • Creation: 1965 (Circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Transferred from the African Studies Centre Library, Cambridge, 1983.


The dissertation is essentially the same as Kanya-Forstner's Cambridge Ph.D. thesis, 'The role of the military in the formation of French policy towards the Western Sudan, 1879-1899' (Ph.D. 5149, 1965), which was published in a revised and enlarged form as The conquest of the Western Sudan: a study of French military imperialism (Cambridge, 1969).
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