The French attempt to establish a colonial empire in West Africa (20 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

French settlers, under the leadership of de Brue, set out to attempt to establish a colonial empire in West Africa.

Citation:
Editors. "The French attempt to establish a colonial empire in West Africa". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16951, accessed 04 December 2016.]