• S. H. Steinberg
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In 1863 the Gold Coast was a British crown colony, with an area of 6,000 sq. miles and a population of 150,000, of whom 70 were whites. The capital was Cape Coast (until 1876); the Dutch still retained a few forts (sold in 1872). The interior was dominated by the Ashanti.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
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  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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