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Kru mariner in the nineteenth century

George E. Brooks

Kru mariner in the nineteenth century

an historical compendium

by George E. Brooks

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Published by Liberian Studies Association in America in Newark, Del .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kru (African people)

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] George E. Brooks, Jr.
    SeriesLiberian studies monograph series,, no. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT474.5 .B76
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 121 p.
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5450496M
    LC Control Number73152510

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Brooks. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brooks, George E., Kru mariner in the nineteenth century. Newark, Del., Liberian Studies Association in America, The Kru or Kroo are a West African ethnic group who are indigenous to eastern Liberia and migrated and settled along various points of the West African coast, notably Freetown, Sierra Leone, but also the Ivorian and Nigerian coasts.

The Kru were famous for their skills in navigating and sailing the Atlantic. Their maritime expertise evolved along the west coast of Africa as they made livings Ivory Coast: 14, The Kru Mariner in the Nineteenth Century: An Historical Compendium, Newark, DE: Liberian Studies Association of America.

Breitborde,L. "City, Countryside and Kru Ethnicity," Africa: Journal of the International African Institute 61/2 (): BOOK REVIEWS understandable, but his account does not do justice to the appalling Sanguin area in the late seventeenth century, and we have some hint of 2George Brooks, The Kru Mariner in the Nineteenth Century: An Historical Compendium (Newark, Delaware, ).

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Newark, Delaware: Cited by: 5. Kru mariners and migrant labourers received mainly favourable reviews in Western publications for most of the nineteenth century. Europeans praised the Kru for being hard working, industrious, friendly, reliable and ‘loyal to their employers’, but noted they could become ‘obstinate’ when insulted or treated poorly (Brooks 13, 33 Author: Tim Geysbeek.

KRU MIGRANTS The Kru Mariner in the Nineteenth Century: An Historical Compendium. GEORGE E. BROOKS Jr. Newark Delaware: Liberian Studies Monograph Series No. i, Liberian Studies Association in America Inc.

I2I, with map and illustrations. This is a valuable book, of wider interest than its title might suggest. The Kru Mariner in the Nineteenth Century: An Historical Compendium (Newark, DE: Liberian Studies Association in America, ); Jane Martin, “Krumen ‘Down the Coast’: Liberian Migrants on the West African Coast in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries,” International Journal of African Historical Studies 18 ():   Nineteenth-Century Royal Navy Sailors from Africa and the African Diaspora: Research Methodology and use all the entries that list a place located in Africa to limit the search area of the description book in question.

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The Kru Mariner Author: John Rankin. For general information on Kru societies and worker conditions as sailors and workers, see George Brooks, The Kru Mariner in the Nineteenth Century: An Historical Compendium (Newark, Del.: Liberian Studies Assocation in America, ); Christine Behrens, Les Kroumen de la Côte Occidentale d'Afrique (Talence: Centre d'Études de Géographie.

The Kru Mariner in the Nineteenth Century: An Historical Compendium, Newark, DE: Liberian Studies Association of America.

Büttikofer (), Reisebilder aus Liberia 2 vols., Leiden. Burroughs, Robert () "[T]rue Sailors of Western Africa: Kur Seafaring Identity in British Traveler's Accounts of the s and 40s," Journal for Maritime. Guppy agreed to free return passages for Kru emigrating to Trinidad, and to provide a plot of land near the island’s capital for Kru headmen, but was less successful than Butts in recruiting Kru.

See R.G. Butts to Governor Light, 23 July–7 Augustand Robert Guppy to Governor Macleod, 18 OctoberPP –48, XLIV, (), pp. 29 Cited by: 9. Cambridge Core - Regional History after - The Cambridge History of Africa - edited by John E.

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Indiana University Press, Project For additional information about this book Access provided at 16 Feb GMT from Scholarly Communication   The Kru Mariner in the Nineteenth Century: An Historical Compendium, Newark, DE: Liberian Studies Association of America.

Büttikofer (), Reisebilder aus Liberia 2 vols., Leiden. Burroughs, Robert () "[T]rue Sailors of Western Africa: Kur Seafaring Identity in British Traveler's Accounts of the s and 40s," Journal for Maritime. This article examines the Royal Navy's anti-slavery operations in the Atlantic Ocean during the mid-nineteenth century.

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Find books. Black Jacks: African American Seamen in the Age of Sail. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, ———. “Letters by African American Sailors, –” William and Mary Quarterly, 3d ser., 64 (): –Brooks, George E.

The Kru Mariner in the Nineteenth Century: An Historical Compendium. Bredwa-Mensah, Y. “Global encounters: Slavery and slave lifeways on nineteenth century Danish plantations on the Gold Coast, Ghana.” Journal of African Archaeology, 2(2), – Bredwa-Mensah, Y.

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George E. Brooks, The Kru Mariner in the Nineteenth Century: An Historical Compendium (Newark, DE, ), 1– Google Scholar Diane Frost, Work and Community Among West African Migrant Workers Since the Nineteenth Century (Liverpool: University of Liverpool Press, ), 1–Author: Barbara P.

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Howard and his work seriously and to consider Robert E. Howard a major literary figure. The Kru Coast, the southeastern portion of Liberia's coastline and the region at the core of the Kru mariner tradition, has a history that for much of the last two centuries (especially in the nineteenth century) was largely distinct from that of the rest of Liberia.

That book alone dispels the stereotypical view of Africans living in simple, primitive, look-alike agglomerations, scattered without any appreciation for planning and design.) We begin with Benin City.

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For the classic account of the Kru, see George E. Brooks Jr, The Kru Mariner in the Nineteenth Century: An historical compendium (Newark, de, ); see also, for example, David A.

Chappell, ‘Ahab’s boat: non-European seamen in western ships of exploration and commerce’, in Sea Changes: Historicizing the Ocean, ed. Bernhard Klein and Gesa Author: Jeremy Coote.

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