ELMINA, EDINA AND THE DUTCH

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Feinberg, H. M., Who are the Elminans? Ghana Notes and Queries No 11 June 1970

Feinberg, H M, Africans and Europeans in West Africa: Elminans and Dutchmen on the Gold Coast during the eighteenth century Am Phil Soc 1989 186 pp Trans of Am Phil Soc Vol 79 Pt 7

Hyland, A. D. C., An Introduction to the Traditional and Historical Architecture of Ghana (In Maggie Dodds (ed) History of Ghana, American Womens Association, Accra 1974)

from:
Van Dantzig, A, Het Nederlandse Aandeel in de Slawenhandel Fibula 1968 (in Dutch)


Elmina and fort Coenraadsburg about the middle of the eighteenth century. From Barbot, Description of the North and South Coast of Guinea, London 1746

credit: Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Den Haag, 61 B 25








 


Van Danzig, A, (transl), The Dutch and the Guinea Coast, 1674-1742 A collection of Documents from the General State Archives at the Hague. Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences Accra 1978
from:
Van Dantzig, A, Het Nederlandse Aandeel in de Slawenhandel Fibula 1968 (in Dutch)

 

Jan Pranger, "governor of the Gold Coast." In the background, an African servant. Through the window, in the distance, fort Coenraadsburgh is visible. Painting by Frans van der Mijn, 1742

 

credit Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam


Wartemberg, J, Sao Jorge d'El Mina, Premier West African European Settlement: Its traditions and customs (Ilfracombe no date)


OTHER LINKS AND REFERENCES

Ancient Dutch forts and castles in Ghana http://www.ambaccra.nl/pages/c_forts.html

300 years diplomatic relations Netherlands - Ghana http://www.ambaccra.nl/pages/c_history.html

Michel Doortmont's website

Ancient Dutch and Portuguese Forts

Boxer, C. R, The Dutch in Brazil

Boxer, Q The Dutch Seaborne Empire 1600-1800 London 1965

Brukum, N. J. K., African European Relations on the Gold Coast 1791-1844 (thesis)

Doortmont,  Michel R. and Natalie Everts, 'Vrouwen, familie en eigendom op de Goudkust. Afrikaanse en Europese systemen van erfrecht in Elmina, 1760-1860' in: Geld & Goed.
Jaarboek voor Vrouwengeschiedenis 17 (Amsterdam: Stichting beheer IISG 1997), pp.114-130
. ['Women, family, and property on the Gold Coast. African women and European systems of inheritance in Elmina, 1760-1860']

Doortmont, Michel R., Th. van Bakergem, and A.E.M. Landheer-Roelants, 'Van Bakergem -St. George d'Elmina (Goudkust, West Afrika)' in: Nederlandse Genealogieën 12 (1998), in press. [Genealogical study of the Ghanaian-Dutch Van Bakergem family.]

Doortmont, Michel R., Natalie Everts and Jean-Jacques Vrij, 'Tussen de Goudkust, Nederland en Suriname. De Euro-Afrikaanse families Van Bakergem, Woortman, Rühle en Huydecoper', forthcoming. ['Between the Gold Coast, the Netherlands and Surinam: The Euro-African families Van Bakergem, Woortman, Rühle, and Huydecoper'; a family history and genealogy of four Dutch-Ghanaian families from the 18th and 19th centuries.]

Emmer, P, The History of the Dutch Slave Trade: A Bibliographical Survey. Journal of Economic History 32/3 (1972)

Lawrence, A.W. Trade Castles and Forts of West Africa (London: Jonathan Cape 1963)

Lever, JT, The Dutch in Guinea 1792-1816 MA Thesis

Postma, Johannes. The Dutch in the Atlantic slave trade, 1600-1815. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

van Dantzig, Albert , Forts and Castles of Ghana (Accra: Sedco Publishing Ltd 1980).

Van Danzig, A, (transl), The Dutch and the Guinea Coast, 1674-1742 A collection of Documents from the General State Archives at the Hague. Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences Accra 1978

Van Dantzig, A, Het Nederlandse Aandeel in de Slawenhandel Fibula 1968 (in Dutch)

Van Dantzig, A, The Dutch Military Recruitment Agency in Kumasi Ghana Notes and Queries 8 214 1966

Yarak, Larry W, Asante and the Dutch 1744-1873 Clarendon Press Oxford 1990

Weijtingh, D.P.H.J. 'Achttien jaren aan de Goudkust, door Brodie Cruickshank; uit het Engels vertaald en met eene inleiding vermeerderd' (Amsterdam 1855). [This book is a translation in Dutch of the book by the British official Brodie Cruickshank, Eighteen Years on the Gold Coast, first published in 1853. Weijtingh's new introduction to the book deals with the history and organization of the Dutch possessions.]