Intermediaries, interpreters, and clerks : African employees in the making of colonial Africa /

Africans in the lower echelons of colonial bureaucracy often held positions of little official authority, but in practice these positions were lynchpins of colonial rule. As the primary intermediaries among European colonial officials, African chiefs, and subject populations, these civil servants co...

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Other Authors: Lawrance, Benjamin N. (Editor), Osborn, Emily Lynn (Editor), Roberts, Richard L., 1949- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Madison, Wisconsin : University of Wisconsin Press, [2006]
Series:Africa and the diaspora.
Online Access:CONNECT