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by Ivor Wilks

eBook Asante in the Nineteenth Century: The Structure and Evolution of a Political Order (African Studies) download ISBN: 0521204631
Author: Ivor Wilks
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (February 28, 1975)
Language: English
Pages: 855
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The Journal of African History. Cambridge University Press, 1975. Pp. xvii + 800. £1. 0. The Journal of African History.

This focus reflects the complex and sophisticated nature of the Asante social system, a system which had its basis in administrative unity and a core idea of nationhood. This is a fascinating book that will.

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Cambridge: University Press, 1975. 1., author {Richard Llewelyn Benson Rathbone}, journal {Bulletin of The School of Oriental and African Studies-university of London}, year {1977}, volume {40}, pages {661-662} }. Richard Llewelyn Benson Rathbone.

17 Ivor Wilks, ‘Ashanti government’, in Daryll Forde and P. M. Kaberry (eds), West African Kingdoms in the Nineteenth Century (London, 1967), 232.

16 In a 1967 essay Wilks expressed the view that The restrictions upon private Ashanti entrepreneurial activity. made possible the planned development of the national economy. 17 Ivor Wilks, ‘Ashanti government’, in Daryll Forde and P.

This book addresses several of the classic questions in African Studies. general studies which reflect the interdisciplinary interests of the African Studies Centre at Cambridge. Volumes to date have combined historical, anthropological, economic, political and other perspectives.

His 1975 book Asante in the 19th Century remains both a classic and a standard text of Africanist scholarship. Legon: Institute of African Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Wilks was the author of 178 published works and one of the masters of African historiography. ASA Distinguished Africanist Award 1998, Herskovits Professor of African Studies, Professor Emeritus. South Wales and the Rising of 1839: Class Struggle as Armed Struggle. Urbana & Chicago: University of Illinois Press. 1986 (with N. Levtzion & B. Haight).

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. The focus of the book is on the broad political development of Asante society, concentrating on the material factors which affected the decision making process during various administrations. This focus reflects the complex and sophisticated nature of the Asante social system, a system which had its basis in administrative unity and a core idea of nationhood. The text utilizes the abundant archival, printed and oral source materials available regarding the Asante, offering the reader a profound insight into the nature and structure of a remarkable society. This is a fascinating book that will be of value to anyone with an interest in African history.