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A history of the Gold Coast and Ashanti; from the earliest times to the commencement of the twentieth century.

Author: William Walton Claridge
Publisher: London] Frank Cass, 1964.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Claridge, William Walton.
History of the Gold Coast and Ashanti.
London] Frank Cass, 1964
(OCoLC)612596169
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Walton Claridge
OCLC Number: 1102758
Notes: "First published by John Murray in 1915."
Description: 2 volumes maps (1 folded) 23 cm
Contents: Vol. One --
Part I: Ancient history and tradition --
The origin of the Gold Coast tribes --
The Gold Coast and the ancients --
Part II: The period of European discovery and settlement 1364 to 1699 --
The discovery of the Gold Coast by Europeans 1364 to 1482 --
Early English voyages to the Gold Coast 1482 to 1592 --
The arrival of the Dutch and expulsion of the Portuguese 1592 to 1642 --
The first Anglo-Dutch War 1642 to 1672 --
Tribal wars and attacks on the forts 1672 to 1697 --
The Dutch-Komenda War 1694 to 1699 --
The Gold Coast at the close of the seventeenth century 1700 --
Part III: The rise of Ashanti 1700 to 1803 --
The Ashantis 1700 --
The early history of Ashanti 1700 to 1731 --
The second Anglo-Dutch War 1731 to 1803 --
Part IV: The wars between the English and Ashantis 1803 to 1872 --
The first Ashanti War 1803 to 1807 --
The second Ashanti War 1808 to 1813 --
The third Ashanti War 1813 to 1816 --
Treaty with Ashanti 1816 to 1818 --
The treaty broken by the English 1819 to 1820 --
Consul Dupuis' Treaty 1820 to 1821 --
The outbreak of the fourth Ashanti War 1822 to 1824 --
Continuation of the war 1824 --
The Battle of Dodowa 1824 to 1826 --
Negotiations for peace 1826 to 1829 --
Governor Maclean's Treaty and government 1830 to 1837 --
Maclean's administration attacked and vindicated 1837 to 1843 --
Disturbances on the coast 1844 to 1849 --
The poll tax 1850 to 1859 --
The fifth Ashanti war 1860 to 1864 --
Effects of the war 1865 to 1867 --
The Anglo-Dutch exchange of territory 1867 to 1868 --
The Ashanti invasion of Krepi and the Dutch-Komenda War 1869 --
Negotiations with the Dutch and Ashantis 1870 to 1872 --
The Fanti Confederation 1871 to 1872 --
The transfer of the Dutch settlements 1872. Vol. Two --
Part V: The dissolution of the Ashanti kingdom --
The outbreak of the sixth Ashanti war 1873 --
The bombardment of Elmina and other disloyal towns 1873 --
The opening of Sir Garnet Wolseley's campaign 1873 --
The retreat of the Ashanti army 1873 --
Preparations for the invasion of Ashanti 1873 --
The invasion of Ashanti 1874 --
The Ashantis at bay and the fall of Kumasi 1874 --
The end of the war 1874 --
The effects of the war 1874 --
The revival of the power of Ashanti 1875 to 1880 --
Alleged threatened Ashanti invasion 1881 --
The rebellion against Osai Mensa 1881 to 1883 --
The rival claimants to the stool of Ashanti 1883 to 1884 --
The Bekwai-Adansi war 1885 to 1886 --
The accession of Osai Kwaku Dua III --
Prempi 1886 to 1888 --
The Tavievi Rebellion 1888 to 1889 --
The adoption of a new policy regarding Ashanti 1888 to 1891 --
The threatened attack on Attabubu 1892 to 1894 --
The Ashanti embassy to England 1894 to 1895 --
The arrest and deportation of Prempi 1895 to 1896 --
Part VI: Extension of the sphere of British influence 1896 to 1902 --
Unrest in Ashanti 1896 to 1900 --
The siege of Kumasi 1900 --
The garrison reinforced 1900 --
Escape of the governor's column 1900 --
The relief of Kumasi 1900 --
The punishment of the Ashantis 1900 --
Condition of the country at the beginning of the twentieth century.
Responsibility: With a new introduction by W.E.F. Ward.

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