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Sir George Goldie, founder of Nigeria

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Goldie, George Dashwood Taubman, Sir, 1846-1925.,
    • Royal Niger Company.,
    • Colonial administrators -- Nigeria -- Biography.,
    • Capitalists and financiers -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- Biography.,
    • Nigeria -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDorothy Wellesley Wellington.
      SeriesEuropean business
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.72.G6 W44 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 195 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4895986M
      ISBN 100405097794
      LC Control Number76029765

      Flint documents the life and times of Sir George Goldie, but devotes substantial attention to the role of the Ijo and Niger Deltans in the making of Nigeria. Dike describes the British-Niger Delta trade relations in the 19th century from an African perspective. Lieutenant-Colonel Anthony William Durnford (24 June – 22 January ) was an Irish career British Army officer of the Royal Engineers who served in the Anglo-Zulu War. New!!: Royal Engineers and Anthony Durnford See more» Anthony Emmett. Anthony Emmett (–), was an English soldier, who became a major-general in the Royal. It extended British influence in what later became Nigeria. In Sir George Goldie’s National African Company, an amalgamation of British companies, signed treaties Ruble Ruble, the monetary unit of Russia (and the former Soviet Union) and Belarus (spelled rubel). The origins of the Russian ruble as a designation of silver weight can.


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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 founder of Nigeria book 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.

Get this from a library. Sir George Goldie, founder of Nigeria. [Dorothy Wellesley]. Format Book Published New York: Arno Press,c Language English Series European Business ISBN Description xiii, p., [1] leaf of plates: ill.

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GOLDIE. WELLESLEY] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. As Dorothy Wellesley, the name she took after her marriage to Lord Gerald Wellesley, she was the author of more than ten books, mostly of poetry, but including also Sir George Goldie, Founder of Nigeria (), and Far Have I Travelled ().

She was editor for Hogarth Press of the Hogarth Living Poets series. She also edited The Annual in Goldie, George Dashwood Taubman, Sir, Nigeria -- History.

Sir George Goldie: founder of Nigeria / a memoir by Dorothy Wellesley ; with a historical introd. by Stephen Gwynn. GOLDIE, SIR GEORGE DASHWOOD TAUBMAN (– ⁠), English administrator, the founder of Nigeria, was born on the 20th 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 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. She and Hon. Victoria Mary Sackville-West were associated in 3 She wrote the book Sir George Goldie, Founder of Nigeria, published 4 After her marriage, Dorothy Violet Ashton was styled as Duchess of Wellington on 16 September 5 She wrote the book Far Have I.

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Founder of Nigeria book (previously titled Guns, Germs and Steel: A Short History of Everybody for the L Years) by Jared Diamond is one book that made a huge impact on me.

I am currently reading The Making of Nigeria by Sir George Goldie. Most expensive fashion accessory you have spent on. As Dorothy Wellesley, the name she took after her marriage to Lord Gerald Wellesley, was the author of more than ten books, mostly of poetry, but including also Sir George Goldie, Founder of Nigeria (), and Far Have I Travelled ().

She was editor for Hogarth Press of the Hogarth Living Poets series. She also edited The Annual in Date of birth: 30 July of Sir George Goldie, the ' Founder of Nigeria', stands out as an almost mythical figure, owing to the unexplained secrecy with which he chose to surround his work and which prompted the destruction of all records.

His foreword to Capt. Vandaleur's account of the Nupe Expedition-from which an illuminating extract is quoted. possibly have taken place had it not been for the existence of Sir George Goldie. Sir George Goldie was the founder of Nigeria. To him we, as the African Society-far above the African Society, the British Empire-owe the acquisition of these great territories now known as Nigeria.

And I feel certain that this Society will be glad to. Sir George Goldie, Founder of Nigeria. A memoir With a historical introduction by Stephen Gwynne. With portraits and a map. The acquisition of the interior of Nigeria, however, was accomplished largely by Sir George Goldie, founder of the Royal Niger Company, who by had eliminated commercial competition on the Niger and, by claiming treaties with responsible African authorities, had secured recognition of British influence over the Niger Basin by the European.

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.

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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.

Sir George Goldie founder of the United African Company () which became the Royal Niger Company in had the idea to add the Benin River areas to the British Empire. His commercial model was government of territories by Chartered companies within the empire.

Apart from D. Wellesley () Sir George Goldie, Founder of Nigeria (London: Macmillan) and J.E. Flint () Sir George Goldie and the Making of Nigeria (Oxford: Oxford University Press). Google ScholarAuthor: Berny Sèbe. As Dorothy Wellesley, the name she took after her marriage to Lord Gerald Wellesley, was the author of more than ten books, mostly of poetry, but including also Sir George Goldie, Founder of Nigeria (), and Far Have I Travelled ().

She was editor for Hogarth Press of the Hogarth Living Poets series. She also edited The Annual in Sir George Goldie, founder of the Royal Niger Company acquired the interior of Nigeria.

Influence of British cultures and traditions was way too much of a factor in countries such as Nigeria. This influence set the basis for rule over the country by establishing the Protectorate of Northern Nigeria in (Curry).

Search | Common Knowledge | LibraryThing I Agree. Flora Shaw invented the name Nigeria, in the period after her work for the Manchester Guardian, and before she became Colonial Editor for the Times. Shaw, whose life would make a fascinating biopic, was once Sir George Taubman Goldie's lover (the founder of the United Africa Company, later to become the Royal Niger Company), and later, in It was so when Asaba was the capital of the southern protectorate under the ownership of Sir.

George Goldie the founder of the Royal Niger Company which had its headquarters in Lokoja; but to my greatest surprise, the southern protectorate (Land and People) were later sold to the British government by Sir. Naija History - Culture (3) - Nairaland. Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Culture / Naija History attributed to the break-up of her longstanding romance with Sir George Goldie who was the founder of the Royal Niger Company.

A year later in Goldie’s closest friend and associate Sir Frederick Lugard who had been corresponding. Sir George Goldie Sir George Goldie, 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 major region of.

Sir George Taubman Goldie (–): Manx administrator who, as founder of the Royal Niger Company, played a major role in the founding of Nigeria. Evan Harris (–): British Liberal Democrat politician and former MP. 34 The Story of British West Africa - Gold Coast Nigeria Sir George Goldie 35 The Story of Uganda - Lugard 36 The Founding of Rhodesia - Cecil Rhodes Lobengula 37 British South Africa - Paul Kruger Boer and Briton 38 The Dominion of Canada - Dominion Day 39 Australia--the New Nation - You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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Name variations: Lady Lugard; Dame Flora Shaw. Born Flora Louise Shaw in December in Kimmage, Ireland; died in Abinger, England, on Janu ; daughter of George Shaw (a general) and Marie (de.

Sir George Dashwood Taubman Goldie (20 May – 20 August ) was a Manx administrator who played a major role in the founding of Nigeria. He conceived the idea of adding to the British Empire the then little known regions of the lower and middle Niger, and for over twenty years his efforts were devoted to the realization of this conception.

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