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FB-11836-73

David W. Robinson
Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI 48824-3407)

Fission and Optition in Eastern Senegambia

To study the responses of six societies in Eastern Senegambia in the 1850s to the challenges of two diametrically opposed imperialisms and their respective leaders; the militant Muslim reformer, Umar Tal, and the aggressive French governor, Louis Faidherbe.

Project fields:
African History

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$11,250 (approved)
$11,250 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1973 – 6/30/1974