Images: Senegambia, the Gold Coast, and the Bight of Benin

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Wolof Woman, Senegal

Faidherbe, Louis Léon César, Le Sénégal; la France dans l'Afrique occidentale; ouvrage contenant 18 gravures d'après les dessins de Riou, 3 gravures de Thiriat d'après des photographies et 5 cartes ou plans. (published 1889), Paris, Hachette et cie., 1889.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / General Research and Reference Division

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Wolof Woman, Senegal

Senegambians generally counted more men than women, especially among Muslims.

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  2. Introduction
  3. The Growth in Arrivals
  4. The Main Areas of Destination
  5. African Origins in the U.S.
  6. Peoples from the Kongo and the Bight of Biafra
  7. Senegambia, the Gold Coast, and the Bight of Benin
  8. The Creation of the African Diaspora
  9. Bibliography

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