Asante in the Nineteenth Century: The Structure and Evolution of a Political Order / Edition 2

Asante in the Nineteenth Century: The Structure and Evolution of a Political Order / Edition 2

by Ivor Wilks, I. Wilks
     
 

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 century.See more details below

Overview

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 century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521379946
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2011
Series:
African Studies Series, #13
Edition description:
1st pbk. ed., with new introductory mate
Pages:
874
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Lists of tables, figures, maps and plates; Preface; Preamble; 1. Spatial aspects of government: the network of communications; 2. Spatial aspects of government: the structure of empire; 3. The politics of population: the demography of metropolitan Asante; 4. Kumase and the southern provinces: the politics of control; 5. Kumase and the southern provinces: the politics of retrenchment; 6. Asante and the Gold Coast: the politics of indecision; 7. Kumase and the northern provinces: an overview; 8. Asante and its neighbours: the politics of entente; 9. The dynastic factor in Asante history: a family reconstruction of Oyoko royals; 10. Kumase as the seat of government: the structure of decision making; 11. Kumase as the seat of government: the structure of the executive; 12. Political Popularization in nineteenth century Asante; 13. Disorder in politics: from constitutional crisis to civil war; 14. Modernization, reform, and the role of the Owusu Ansas in politics; 15. Politics and policies in nineteenth century Asante: the ideological variables; Glossary of principal Asante terms; Guide to sources consulted; Printed works, theses, dissertations, etc; British Parliamentary papers; Archives, field materials, newspapers, etc.; Index.

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