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Seychelles Since 1770 By Deryck Scarr

Seychelles Since 1770 by Deryck Scarr

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A comprehensive history of the Seychelles, this volume traces its periods of colonisation by France and Britain, the immobile years of the twentieth century, the granting of independence in 1976, and the social changes precipitated by tourism in the late-1990s.

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Seychelles Since 1770: The History of a Slave and Post-Slavery Society by Deryck Scarr

A comprehensive history of the Seychelles, this volume traces its periods of colonisation by France and Britain, the immobile years of the twentieth century, the granting of independence in 1976, and the social changes precipitated by tourism in the late-1990s.

Seychelles Since 1770 Reviews

'Scarr has produced an extremely readable book on the history of the Seychelle islands. ... He has also masterfully captured the capriciousness of the Seychelles elite ... under colonial rule.' - African Affairs

About Deryck Scarr

Deryck Scarr is Emeritus Fellow at the Australian National University's Institute of Advanced Studies.

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NGR9781849048415
9781849048415
184904841X
Seychelles Since 1770: The History of a Slave and Post-Slavery Society by Deryck Scarr
New
Paperback
C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
2018-07-05
256
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