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Military report on the Colony and Protectorate of the Gambia.

Great Britain. War Office.

Military report on the Colony and Protectorate of the Gambia.

by Great Britain. War Office.

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Published by H.M.S.O in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination107 p., 2 folding map.s in p.ocket
Number of Pages107
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Open LibraryOL20155027M

found: British Library general catalogue of printed books to , (heading: Gambia [Colony of the Gambia, ] used for publications of the Crown Colony of the Gambia, , of the Gambia portion of the West African Settlements, , and of the Colony and Protectorate of the Gambia, ; heading: Gambia [Republic of the Gambia. The Gambia is a strip of land 15 to 30 miles (25 to 50 km) wide on either side of the Gambia River and extends almost miles ( km) into the interior; except for a short coastline along the Atlantic Ocean, it is entirely surrounded by Senegal.

In , alarmed by French influence in Senegal, Britain seized the river and the land on both sides of it; thus The Gambia became a separate country, the downstream part of the country being a colony and the upstream part a protectorate, and a . Constitutional Development in the Gambia: Exchange of Despatches. Gambia. Gambia Legislative Council, - Constitutional history - 20 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are able absence accepted Advisory affairs agreed agreement appointed basis Bathurst believe British candidates changes Chiefs Colony Commission.

About The Gambia. The Gambia is a small country in West Africa with total area of 4, square miles or 11, sq. km (about km. long). It is surrounded by Senegal on all sides (), except on the Atlantic coast, and for this reason the two countries have a lot of ethnic and cultural coastal line is 80 km and the border boundary with Senegal is km. The protectorate administratively was divided into provinces (). The Gambia being a remote possession, of secondary importance within the British Colonial Empire - the British claim to the territory primarily upheld in order to deny it to the French - the British administration did little to develop the colony & protectorate.


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The Gambia colony and protectorate: an official handbook. Francis Bisset Archer. With an new introd. by J. Gray. Year of publication. Search the catalogue for collection items held by the National Library of Australia.

Military report on Somaliland / General Staff, Military report on the colony and protectorate of the Gambia / prepared by the General Staff, War Office; Explore. This collection includes annual reports compiled by the colonial government of Gambia. It covers the period from the creation of the British administered Gambia Colony and Protectorate to independence.

The Annual Departmental Reports provide a unique insight into the development and eventual dissolution of imperial rule. The documents are divided. (1) A mosquito survey of the Colony and Protectorate of the Gambia was carried out mainly in the rainy season, July to September.

The survey was primarily concerned with conditions in rural villages near the extensive tidal brackish swamps, with Rhizophora and Avicenmia mangrove, along the river Gambia and its creeks, but some account is given of the Cited by: British Policy of Direct & Indirect Rule: SinceThe Gambia, West Africa, was ruled under the crown colony system of colonialism with its administration answerable to the Governor in Sierra Leone.

The Gambian territory was governed from Sierra Leone from to and from to When the administration was attached to that of Sierra Leone inthe Gambian. “The Gambia Colony and Protectorate,” Journal of the Royal African Society of Arts, Vol. 76, No. (), p. 88– Google Scholar Ceesay, Ebrima, The Military and “Democratisation” in the Gambia, Victoria, BC: Trafford Publishers, Author: Hassoum Ceesay.

The Gambia Colony and Protectorate an Official Handbook. - - First edition. Portrait frontispiece and 2 folding maps, numerous illustrations in the text. 8vo. Original two-tone. The Gambia Colony and Protectorate was the British colonial administration of the Gambia from topart of the British Empire in the New Imperialism era.

The colony was the immediate area surrounding Bathurst (now Banjul), and the protectorate was the inland territory situated around the Gambia River, which was declared in Capital: Bathurst.

Looking for the gambia colony and protectorate pdf to download for free. Use our file search system, download the e-book for computer, smartphone or online reading. Search & Download Details of The Gambia Colony and Protectorate: An Official Handbook. The Gambia Colony and Protectorate: An Official Handbook 1st Edition.

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The area, reckoning the colony and protectorate together, was 4, square miles. At the census the population wasSt. Mary's Isle, at the mouth of the Gambia, on which is. In the Gambia, the colonizers introduced chieftaincy in the later part of the 19th century. The colonial authority downgraded Gambian kings known as ‘Mansa’, or ‘Bur’, and appointed chiefs.

Gambia became a crown colony in and a year later both Britain and France sketched the boundaries between Senegal and Gambia.

After the Second World War, Gambia’s desire to be freed from the shackles of colonialism intensified and on 18 FebruaryGambia gained political independence from Britain and became a Republic on 24 April InGambia became a crown colony, and the following year France and Britain drew the boundaries between Senegal (by then a French colony) and The Gambia.

With the slave trade at an end, the British were forced to come up with a new source of wealth to support the fledgling protectorate, which led to the planting of groundnuts.

British protectorate. As a result of a conference in Paris inFrance ceded control of the Gambia River to Britain, and the present-day boundaries of the Gambia were drawn.

In Britain imposed indirect rule on the interior, or protectorate (established in ), dividing it into 35 chiefdoms, each with its own chief. Prime Minister of the Gambia, known as Chief Minister from –, was the head of government in the Gambia Colony and Protectorate, and later The Gambia, from to The position was only held by two people, Pierre Sarr N'Jie and Dawda Jawara.

Prime Ministers, – №.Opinion - The Gambia moved into a Colonial Constitutional set up when the French Republic and British Crown came to an agreement on 10th August to demarcate the border with Senegal.British protectorate. A Paris conference in obtained French agreement to British control of the Gambia River and the drawing of the present-day boundaries.

In Britain imposed indirect rule on the interior, or protectorate (established in ), areas, dividing the Gambia into 35 chiefdoms, each with its own chief.