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- Gurnah’s latest novel ‘Afterlives’ explores effects of colonial rule in East Africa September 28, 2022
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- Biden administration launches environmental justice office – The Boston Globe September 28, 2022
- The queen’s death raises questions over the future of the Commonwealth | 1A September 28, 2022
- The strain of censorship on public libraries – 1A September 28, 2022
- Historic General Assembly wraps with calls for action on nuclear arms | United Nations September 28, 2022
- Screening at Kenya-Uganda border for Ebola September 28, 2022
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- How Do I Talk to a Climate Change Denier? | BU Today | Boston University September 28, 2022
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- Maps, Myths, and Men: The Story of the Vinland Map: Kirsten A. Seaver September 27, 2022
- Yale putting high-tech tests to its controversial Vinland Map | YaleNews September 27, 2022
- The Vinland Map Saga: An Interview with Author John Paul Floyd September 27, 2022
- Kirsten Seaver on Father Josef Fischer (1858 – 1944) and the forgery of the Vinland Map September 27, 2022
- Maddow: Endgame Of GOP Undermining Elections Is To Evade Accountability To Voters September 27, 2022
- Jan. 6 Committee Member Slams GOP For Conspiracy Theories September 27, 2022
- ‘Let’s Get Right To The Violence’: Roger Stone In New Documentary Footage September 27, 2022
- “Immoral & Sinful”: Bishop Barber Blasts Mississippi Gov. for Failing to Protect Jackson’s Water September 27, 2022
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- Global weather events and climate change September 27, 2022
- Basil Davidson_Africa September 27, 2022
- America’s climate havens of the future | On Point September 27, 2022
- The World in Maps, 1400-1600 September 26, 2022
- The climate crisis: A masterclass with academics, journalists and activists | The Guardian Members September 26, 2022
- Who’s really using up the water in the American West? September 26, 2022
- Storm Fiona: Heavy rainfall continues along Canada’s east coast September 26, 2022
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- Julien Brave NoiseCat: ‘Indigenous peoples have survived an apocalypse’ • FRANCE 24 English September 26, 2022
- LIVE: Tracking Hurricane Ian | NBC News September 26, 2022
- Climate – The Boston Globe September 26, 2022
- Houses washed into sea as Storm Fiona batters Canada – BBC News September 25, 2022
- Italy’s right-wing, led by neo-fascist Meloni, wins election, exit polls say • FRANCE 24 English September 25, 2022
- United in Action: Holistic Climate Solutions Summit September 25, 2022
- Read the full Climate Change 2021 report by the UN’s IPCC – The Boston Globe September 25, 2022
- The FRONTLINE Dispatch: How American Democracy Reached a Moment of ‘Existential Crisis’ September 25, 2022
- Reforestation Solution: Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration September 24, 2022
- Tree Announcement – 9/21/22 September 24, 2022
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- Category 5 Typhoon Noru still intensifying | Ian a hurricane threat | Force Thirteen Live September 24, 2022
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- Tracking the tropics September 24, 2022
- Tracking the Tropics: Why Gulf Coast meteorologists are keeping close eye on tropical wave in Atlantic September 24, 2022
Daily Archives: April 1, 2019
Sources for the Mutual History of Ghana and the Netherlands: An Annotated Guide to the Dutch Archives Relating to Ghana and West Africa in the Nationaal Archief 1593-1960s: Michel R. Doortmont, Jinna Smit
Annotated guide to the Dutch archives on Ghana and West Africa in the Nationaal Archief offering a comprehensive overview of available sources. Part I: description of archival materials. Part II: historical overview of the Dutch in Ghana and selected themes from Ghanas history. With bibliography and index.
Brill, Netherlands, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. There is a long tradition of research into the mutual history of Ghana and the Netherlands, especially with respect to the Dutch participation in the Atlantic slave trade. The tradition includes the history of the forts and castles that dot Ghana’s coast, and the wider presence of the Dutch in West Africa between the sixteenth and nineteenth century.
This annotated guide to the Dutch archives on Ghana and West Africa in the Nationaal Archief offers a comprehensive overview of available sources. Part I describes the archival materials in detail. Part II discusses the history of the Dutch in Ghana and selected themes from Ghana’s history. A bibliography and a name, geographical, and thematical index conclude the guide.
Michel R. Doortmont, Ph.D. (1994) in History, Erasmus University Rotterdam, is Associate Professor in International Relations and Africa Studies at the University of Groningen. He has published extensively on urban elites in Ghana and Nigeria, and on the history of Ghana and the Dutch.
Jinna Smit, M.A. (1997) in History, University of Amsterdam, is currently working at the University of Amsterdam on the project Charters and Chancery of the Counts of Holland/Hainaut, 1299-1345 .
- Paperback : 393 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9004158502
- ISBN-13 : 978-9004158504
- Publisher : Brill; Illustrated Edition (August 30, 2007)
- Product Dimensions : 6.2 x 1 x 9.4 inches
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Those in control of the dominant institutions in our society are acting on misplaced metaphors and serious delusions of power in a fragile ecosystem. The insights of Zheng He, Columbus, Magellan and many others since their achievements in the 15th century have made it clear that we live on a spherical globe suspended by the laws of physics in a vast and largely empty universe. The trouble is that the very important empirical discoveries of these explorers have been largely swept aside by the illusion of the “endless frontiers” for expansion that their achievements unleashed in the minds of political, military and economic elites.
From a systems perspective, of course, “frontier” metaphors make no sense on Earth because linear metaphors are meaningless on the surface of a sphere. Nevertheless, flat-earth frontier imagery has fueled the delusions of the powerful and inspired the unthinking adherence of millions of people to support the agenda of continuous expansion in one kingdom and country after another ever since the fifteenth century.
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