Ivory Coast

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. France obtained rights on the coast in 1842, but did not actively and continuously occupy the territory till 1882. On 1 Jan. 1933 a portion of Upper Volta was added to the Ivory Coast, but on I Jan. 1948 the districts of Bobo-Dioulasso, Gaoua, Kondougou, Ougadougou, Kaya, Tenkodogo and Dédougou were transferred to the reconstituted Upper Volta.

République de Côte d’Ivoire


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Books of Reference

  1. La Côte d’Ivoire en Chiffee. Abidjan, 1979Google Scholar
  2. Panorama de la Côte d Ivoire, 1978, ed. Direction de l’Information, AbidjanGoogle Scholar
  3. Holas, B., Industries et cultures en Côte d’Ivoire. Abidjan, 1979Google Scholar
  4. Zolberg, A. R., One-Party Government in the Ivory Coast. Rev. ed. Princeton Univ. Press, 1974Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1981

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