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The Franco-Trarzan War of 1825 was a conflict between the forces of the new amir of Trarza, Muhammad al Habib, and France, ruled at the time by Charles X and the ultra comte de Villèle. In 1825, Muhammad attempted to establish control over the French-protected Waalo Kingdom, then located south of the Senegal River, by marrying the heiress to the kingdom. The French responded by sending a large expeditionary force that crushed Muhammad's army. The war incited the French to expand to the north of the Senegal River.

References

  • Leland C. Barrows. Faidherbe and Senegal: A Critical Discussion in African Studies Review, Vol. 19, No. 1 (Apr., 1976), pp. 95-117.
  • Boubacar Barry. Senegambia and the Atlantic Slave Trade. Cambridge University Press (1998) ISBN 0521597609
  • (French)Muhammed Al Muhtar W. As-sa'd, « Émirats et espace émiral maure : le cas du Trârza aux XVIIIe-XIXe siècles », Mauritanie, entre arabité et africanité, Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée, n° 54, juillet 1990, p. 53-82)
  • Mohamed Mokhtar Ould Saad. L’Emirat du Trarza et ses relations avec les royaumes soudanais de la vallée du fleuve Sénégal au cours des XVIIIème et XIXème siècles. Département d’histoire/FLSH, Université de Nouakchott.
  • James L. A. Webb Jr. The Trade in Gum Arabic: Prelude to French Conquest in Senegal. The Journal of African History, Vol. 26, No. 2/3 (1985), pp. 149-168.

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