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Chapter I West Africa and the Europeans: Five Hundred Years of Direct Contact*This paper was written specially for the Conference of the Historical Society of Ghana held in 1971 to mark the 500th anniversary of the first arrival of Europeans on the coast of Ghana. (1971); Chapter II Background to the Scramble*Reprinted by permission of Hutchinson Publishing Group Ltd. from West Africa under Colonial Rule by Michael Crowder, London, 1968, pp 45–64. and earlier reprinted in Joan G. Roland ed. Africa: The Heritage and the Challenge – An Anthology of African History, Fawcett Publications Inc., Greenwich, Conn., U.S.A., 1974. (1968); Chapter III West African Resistance (1971); Chapter IV Bai Bureh and the Sierra Leone Hut Tax War of 1898 *Reprinted by permission of the co-author. LaRay Denzer. and the Oxford University Press from Protest and Power in Black Africa, Robert Rotberg and Ali Mazrui (eds.). Oxford. 1970. pp. 169–212.’ (1970); Chapter V Blaise Diagne and the Recruitment of African Troops for the 1914–18 War*This paper was originally delivered as a Public Lecture under the auspices of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan in November, 1967. Sections of it were incorporated in a different version in Michael Crowder, West Africa under Colonial Rule, London, 1968. (1967); Chapter VI The White Chiefs of Tropical Africa*Reprinted by permission of Cambridge University Press from The History of Colonialism in Tropical Africa, Vol. 2., by L. H. Gann and Peter Duignan (eds.). Cambridge, 1970. (1970); Chapter VII The Imposition of the Native Authority System in Bussa: The Rebellion of 1915*This paper was presented at a meeting of the Seminar on the History of the Peoples of the Niger-Beuve Valleys sponsored by the two history dePart ments of Ahmadu Bello University at Ilorin in March 1974. (1974); Chapter VIII The French Suppression of the 1916–17 Revolt in Dahomey an Borgu*Published in a modified form in The Journal of the Historical Society of Sigeria, Vol VIII, 1, December 1975. (1975); Chapter IX Indirect rule — French and British style*Reprinted by permission of the International African Institute from Africa. XXXIV, 3, July 1964, pp. 197–205. (1964); Chapter X West African Chiefs*Reprinted by permission of the co-author, Obaro Ikime, and the University of Ife Press from the introduction’ to West African Chiefs: Their Changing Stains under Colonial Rule and Independence, Michael Crowder and Obaro Ikime (eds), Ife, 1970, pp. vii–xxix. (1970); Chapter XI West Africa 1919 — 1939: The Colonial Situation*Reprinted by permission of the co-author, J. F. Ade Ajayi, and Longman from J. F. Ade Ajayi and Michael Crowder (eds) History of West Africa, Vol II, London, 1974 and Columbia University Press, New York. (1974); Chapter XII Colonial Backwater*Reprinted by permission of Times Newspapers Ltd., from The Times British Colonics Review. 3rd Quarter 1956 and 4th Quarter 1957 respectively. (1956/1957); Chapter XIII Vichy and Free France in West Africa during the Second World War*Originally published in Portuguese as ‘Vichy e a Franca Livre na Africa Occidental durante a Segunda Grande Guerra’ in Afro-Asia, 1970, No. 10–11. pp. 67–77 and subsequently Part ly incorporated in my Chapter on ‘West Africa and the Second World War’ in J. F. Ade Ajayi and Michael Crowder (eds), History of West Africa, Harlow, 1974, and reprinted by permission of Longman Group Ltd. (1970); Chapter XIV Independence as a goal in French West African Politics: 1944–60*Printed by permission of Walker and Company from French-speaking Africa: The Search for Identity, William H. Lewis (ed). New York, 1965, pp. 15–41. (1965); Chapter XV Colonial Rule in West Africa: Factor for Division or Unity? *Adapted. July 1971. from the article of the same title published in Civilisations, 3. 1965. for a lecture at Makerere University, and reprinted by permission of L’Institut International des Civilisations Différentes. (1965/1971);