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 Premier voyage de Sieur de la Courbe fait a la coste d'Afrique en 1685
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‘First journey of Sieur de la Courbe made to the coast of Africa in 1685’

Michel Jajolet La Courbe

Date: 1686; first published in 1913

Original Language: French

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La Courbe’s travel account covers the years 1685 and 1686, and contains detailed descriptions of his visits to St Louis and Gorée, which had been taken by the French from its Dutch occupiers in 1677, and of his travels along the coast to the Petite Côte, the Gambia and the Guinea Bis…

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Havik, Philip Jan , “ Premier voyage de Sieur de la Courbe fait a la coste d'Afrique en 1685”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26700>



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