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The Golden stool : studies of the Asante center and periphery

Author: Enid Schildkrout; Carol Gelber; American Museum of Natural History.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : American Museum of Natural History, 1987.
Series: Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 65, pt. 1.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Golden stool.
New York, N.Y. : American Museum of Natural History, 1987
(OCoLC)694258940
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Enid Schildkrout; Carol Gelber; American Museum of Natural History.
OCLC Number: 17637320
Notes: Papers from a symposium held in October 1984 in conjunction with the exhibition Asante, kingdom of gold at the American Museum of Natural History.
"Issued December 30, 1987."
Description: 331 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Prelude to Akan civilization / Merrick Posnansky --
Archaeology in Gonja and Asante connections / Peter L. Shinnie --
The impact of Asante on the trade patterns of northern Ghana and Ivory Coast / François J. Kense --
A late archaeological horizon in Ghana : proto-Akan or pre-Akan? / James O. Bellis --
Savanna contributions to the Asante political economy / Kwame Arhin --
Pontonporon and Koko : Asante-Gonja relations to 1874 / Bruce M. Haight --
An Asante kuduo among the Frafra of northern Ghana / Timothy F. Garrard --
Power or prestige? Muslims in 19th century Kumase / David Owusu Ansah --
Painted incantations : the closeness of Allah and kings in 19th-century Asante / René A. Bravmann and Raymond A. Silverman --
What manner of persons were these? Some reflections on Asante officialdom / Ivor Wilks --
Kwasi Boakye and Kwame Poku : Dutch-educated Asante "princess" / Larry W. Yarak --
A nation in exile : the Asante on the Seychelles Islands, 1900-24 / A. Adu Boahen --
Kingship in contemporary Asante society / Maxwell Owusu --
The Asante national liberation movement of the 1950s in retrospect / A.S.Y. Andoh --
Gifts and attitudes / Malcolm D. McLeod --
Asante dance art and the court / Albert Mawere Opoku --
Asante court music / J.H. Kwabena Nketia --
Precolonial gold mining in Wassa : innovation, specialization, linkages to the economy and to the state / Raymond E. Dumett --
Asante wars of the 19th century and direct access to the coast / Edward Reynolds --
Asante war aims in the 1869 invasion of Ewe / Donna J.E. Maier --
Asante imperialism and Gyaman resistance : forms, motivations, trends / Emmanuel Terray --
Trade and politics on the Asante periphery : Gyaman, 1818-1900 / Robert Handloff --
Asante and the Akan periphery : the Baule on the western Akan frontier / Timothy C. Weiskel --
Historical dimensions of tano worship among the Asante and Bono / Raymond A. Silverman --
The discovery of pre-Anyi funerary statuettes in southeastern Ivory Coast / Jean Polet --
The Asante origins of the Lagoon peoples as an art historical problem / Monica Blackmun Visonà --
References cited / compiled by Carol Gelber.
Series Title: Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 65, pt. 1.
Responsibility: edited by Enid Schildkrout ; assisted by Carol Gelber.

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