The Old Order and Colonialism

  • Sheldon Gellar


Although not an epic event like the French Revolution, the French colonial conquest brought about revolutionary changes in Senegal’s aristocratic societies. Political entities like FoutaToro, Baol, Djolof, Cayor, Sine, Saloum, Gajaaga, and Gabou, which had functioned continuously for several centuries as sovereign polities in dealing with Europe, disappeared. (See Map 3.1.)


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Chapter Three The Old Order and Colonialism

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