Alcohol and the Slave Trade in West Africa, 1400-1850
Charles Ambler, “Alcohol and the Slave Trade in West Africa, 1400-1850.” Drugs, labor, and colonial expansion. Ed. William Jankowiak and Daniel Bradburd. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2003, pp. 73 - 88.
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Harvesting, Marketing Starts for Cocoa Crop
Forbes reports (8 April 2005) that the harvesting and marketing of Ivory Coast's cocoa crop has started, with an above-average take expected despite the conflict that keeps the world's largest cocoa producer divided between a rebel-held north and loyalist south. Find the full story here.