This selective bibliography includes the main publications relating to Christiansborg Castle.

Books and Journal Articles

Hernaes, Per. O. 1998. Slaves, Danes, and African Coast Society: The Danish Slave Trade from West Africa and Afro-Danish Relations on the Eighteenth-Century Gold Coast. Trondheim: University of Trondheim

Ipsen, Pernille. 2015. Daughters of the Trade: Atlantic Slavers and Interracial Marriage on the Gold Coast. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press

Lawrence, A.W. 1963. Trade Forts and Castles of West Africa. London: J. Cape

Lawrence, A.W. 1969. Fortified Trade-Posts: The English in West Africa. London: J. Cape

Svalesen, Leif. 2000. The Slave Ship Fredensborg. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press

Van Dantzig, Albert and A.B. Priddy. 1971. A Short History of the Forts and Castles of Ghana. Accra: Ghana Museums and Monuments


Justesen, Ole. 2005. Danish Sources for the History of Ghana, 1657-1754. Volumes 1 & 2. Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Winsnes, Selena. Alexrod. 2009. Two Views from Christiansborg Castle Volume I & II: A Description of the Guinea Coast and its Inhabitants by H.C. Monrad. Accra: Sub-Saharan Press