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 The golden trade: or, A discovery of the River Gambra
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Richard Jobson

Date: 1623

Original Language: English

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The golden trade is an account of Richard Jobson’s seven months’ sojourn along the Gambia River in the years 1620 and 1621. The book was published in 1623, shortly after he returned to England, under the full title The golden trade: or, A discovery of the River Gambra and the golden trade of the Aethiopians. Also, the commerce with a great blacke merchant, called Bukor Sano, and his report of the houses c…

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Frederiks, Martha, “ The golden trade: or, A discovery of the River Gambra”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26704>



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