The French attempt to establish a colonial empire in West Africa

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Historical Context Note

French settlers, under the leadership of de Brue, set out to attempt to establish a colonial empire in West Africa.
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Editors. "The French attempt to establish a colonial empire in West Africa". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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