Sir George Goldie and the making of Nigeria by John Edgar Flint

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Statementby John E. Flint.
SeriesWest African history series
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Pagination340p.
Number of Pages340
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Read this book on Questia. To the general public the name of Sir George Goldie is almost unknown. Yet he was the man who revived the chartered company as a method of acquiring and ruling territory, added the most populous of all the tropical African colonies to the British Empire, and contributed vital techniques to British adminiltrative policies.

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Sir George Goldie and the making of Nigeria. London, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: George Taubman Goldie, Sir: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John E Flint. Sir George Goldie, original name George Dashwood Goldie-taubman, (bornnear Douglas, Isle of Man—died Aug.

20,London), British colonial administrator, organizer of a chartered company () that established British rule on the Niger River, who was chiefly responsible for the development of northern Nigeria into an orderly and prosperous British protectorate and later a.

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M Muffett (Book). Buy Sir George Goldie and the Making of Nigeria (West African History) 1st Edition by Flint, John E. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on 4/5(1). The British trader and empire builder Sir George Dashwood Taubman Goldie () created the Royal Niger Company, which secured British claims to the lower Niger and Northern Nigeria.

The son of the Speaker of the Manx Parliament, George Goldie was born on the Isle of Man. His family were influential landowners on the island.

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Sir George Dashwood Taubman Goldie. Photo Sir Hubert von Herkomer Bythe company name changed to The National Africa Company and was granted a royal charter (incorporated).

One of the principal officers of the company who signed the treaties with the local authorities in the north on behalf of Sir George Taubman Goldie was Frederick Lugard who later in became the Administrator (Governor) of the Northern Protectorate and eventually the.

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SIR GEORGE DASHWOOD TAUBMAN GOLDIE (), English administrator, the founder of Nigeria, was born on the 10th of May at the Nunnery in the Isle of Man, being the youngest son of Lieut.-Colonel John Taubman Goldie-Taubman, speaker of the House of Keys, by his second wife Caroline, daughter of John E.

Hoveden of Hemingford, Cambridgeshire. Sir George resumed his paternal. Sir George Goldie (George Goldie Taubman), –, British colonial administrator, b. Isle of Man. Goldie entered the Niger River trade in the s, and his company soon dominated trade on the lower river.

In the British government chartered his Royal Niger Company, giving it political and economic control over the hinterland of Nigeria. Sir George Goldie and the Mating of Nigeria is a welcome contribution to African historiography. The life of one of the lesser-known giants of empire building is vividly portrayed, the chartered company as an imperialist device in the late nineteenth century is given close scrutiny, and the development of modern Nigeria is clearly antici-pated.

The most notable of these traders was Sir George Goldie. This colourful pioneer had, bysucceeded in uniting the British merchants along the coast into a fighting front, not against the Africans but against the French who were their more natural : Pen and Sword.

Zaria are no less shrewd and vigorous than what precedes. The book will therefore long remain a standard reference for specialists in many fields. School of Oriental and African Studies, A. BIVAR University of London THE MAKING OF BRITISH NIGERIA Sir George Goldie and the making of Nigeria.

By JOHN E. FLINT. London: Oxford University. Sir George Goldie and the Making of Nigeria by Boniface I. Obichere. Sir George Goldie and the Making of Nigeria by Chima J. Korieh. Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta, An Introduction to the Economic and Political History of Nigeria by Onwuka K.

Dike. Books shelved as nigeria: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, P. Here, into its borders, the British were advancing by means of a trading monopoly granted to the United African Company inshortly called the National African Company in and then the Royal Niger Company in This was run by a buccaneering Brand: Zed Books.

Sir George Dashwood Taubman Goldie Facts: The British trader and empire builder Sir George Dashwood Taubman Goldie () created the Royal Niger Company, which secured British claims to the lower Niger and Northern Nigeria. The son of the Speaker of the Manx Parliament, George Goldie was born on the Isle of Man.

Nearly at the same time a young Englishman, Goldie, George, afterwards better known as Sir George Goldie (q.v.), having some private interests on the Niger, conceived the idea of amalgamating all local British interests and creating a British province on the Niger.

Afterward, it was open season for the British merchants, most notably George Goldie Taubman, the “founder of modern Nigeria." 18 The scramble for Africa was going full steam when Goldie Taubman arrived in the Niger Delta.

The French had set their eyes on the area, and Taubman decided that the only way to keep them out and secure the rich. Goldie, 31 years old at the time of her death, was laid to rest at the Vaults and Gardens, Ikoyi, Lagos. She was buried on the 25th of February, at the Vaults and Gardens Cemetery, Ikoyi, Lagos.

On 13 Aprilpress releases said that properties of Goldie Harvey have been willed to charity organisations. (Sgd.) George Taubman Goldie Deputy Governor.

SOURCE: In The Diaries of Lord Lugard: Nigeria, andvol. 4, cd. Margery Perham and Mary Bull (Evanston, I Northwestern University Press. J), George Taubman Goldie was born in and died in ; Frederick Lugard was born in and died in Exerpts from.

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11 Flint, J. E., Sir George Goldie and the Making of Nigeria (Oxford, ), ff. 12 Kimble, David, A Political History of Ghana (–) (Oxford, ), Chap. IX–X. 13 Agbodeka, Francis, African Politics and British Policy in the Gold Coast – (Londres, ), ff.

In the spring of the year the long rivalry of Britain and France in West Africa reached a dangerous climax. The West African crisis was but one aspect of an extensive Anglo-French contest for colonial possessions which characterized the final decade of the nineteenth century.

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By. Tatabonko Orok Edem. [email protected] The name ‘Nigeria,’ applying to no other portion of Africa, may, without offence to any neighbours, be accepted as co-extensive with the territories over which the Royal Niger Company has extended British influence, and may serve to differentiate them.

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