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British Colonial Africa With Selected Cases

How Africans Shaped British Colonial Institutions: Evidence from Local Taxation

Date:04 November 2020

Jutta Bolt and Leigh Gardner published a paper in the Journal of Economic History on the role played by Africans in shaping British colonial institutions in Africa. The paper presents new data on local governments, or “Native Authorities,” to present the...