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Unformatted text preview: leaders. Marriage of convenience to consolidate power o Growth of kingdom o Later alliance with Dutch o Returned to Christianity in old age. Died 1663, believed to be over 82 years old o Chose sister Kambo as successor Northrup, Africas Discovery Broad themes Ch 2 and 3 o Cultural encounters o Complexity of relationship between Africans and Europeans. o Equality of early encounter o African agency o Power relations and patronage o Differing conceptions of trade (African and European): different economic practices, trade etiquette, etc o African desire to trade with Europeans vs. other Africans? What might be the motivation? o Link between trade and conversion o African adoption of Christianity in early period? o How much of an African perspective do we get from Northrup? European documents...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course HUMN 007 taught by Professor Blyden during the Fall '10 term at GWU.
- Fall '10