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Asante Identities: History and Modernity in an African Village, 1850-1950

T. C. McCaskie - History - 2000 - 277 pages
An account of the life of a Ghanaian village during a century of tumultuous change, this study is also a richly textured microhistory and an exploration of the meanings of ...
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Asante in the Nineteenth Century: The Structure and Evolution of a Political ...

Ivor Wilks - History - 1989 - 800 pages
Originally published in 1975, and reprinted with additional introductory material in 1989, this book provides an in-depth account of Asante history during the nineteenth ...
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Forests of Gold: Essays on the Akan and the Kingdom of Asante

Ivor Wilks - History - 1993 - 388 pages
A collection of essays on the Akan peoples of Ghana with particular reference to the most powerful of all their kingdoms: Asante. Beginning with the global and local conditions ...
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Odwira and the Gospel: A Study of the Asante Odwira Festival and Its ...

Frank Kwesi Adams - Religion - 2011 - 256 pages
The study of the Odwira festival is the key to the understanding of Asante religious and political life in Ghana. The book explores the nature of the Odwira festival ...
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The History of Ashanti Kings and the Whole Country Itself and Other Writings

Prempeh I (King of Ashanti), A. Adu Boahen - History - 2003 - 224 pages
'The History of Ashanti Kings' is a key text for understanding the history of the great West African kingdom of Asante (now in Ghana). It is perhaps the earliest example of ...
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