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Author: T C MacCaskieKatharine AbuGracia ClarkMichelle GilbertRobert Sutherland RattrayAll authors
Publisher: New Haven, Conn Human Relations Area Files, Inc 1999
Series: eHRAF World Cultures
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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The Akan are Twi-speaking peoples living in southern and central Ghana and in southeastern Côte d'Ivoire. This file includes 45 documents. Most are on the two major Akan groups, the Ashanti and Fanti; others refer to two or more Akan groups.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T C MacCaskie; Katharine Abu; Gracia Clark; Michelle Gilbert; Robert Sutherland Rattray; Meyer Fortes; K A Busia (Kofi Abrefa); R W Steel; Arthur Ffoulkes; John Mensah Sarbah; J B Danquah (Joseph Boakye); M J Field (Margaret Joyce); J C de Graft Johnson; Ivor Wilks; Dennis M Warren; Henrietta J Mensa-Bonsu; Kwame Arhin; David B Kronenfeld; Christine Okali; Gareth Austin; M D McLeod (Malcolm D.); Peter Sarpong; Dorothy Dee Vellenga; J E Casley Hayford (Joseph Ephraim Casley); Doran H Ross; Human Relations Area Files, Inc,
OCLC Number: 1028898724
Notes: Accumulation, wealth and belief in Asante history: I. to the close of the ninteenth century - T. C. McCaskie - 1983 -- - Separateness of spouses: conjugal resources in an Ashanti town - Katharine Abu - 1983 -- - Separation between trading and home for Asante women in Kumasi Central Market, Ghana - Gracia Clark - 1989 -- - Culture summary: Akan - Michelle Gilbert, Robert O. Lagacé, and Ian Skoggard - 2000 -- - Ashanti - by Capt. R. S. Rattray, M.B.E. - 1923 -- - Religion and art in Ashanti - by Capt. R. S. Rattray, M.B.E., B.Sc. (Oxon.) - 1927 -- - Ashanti law and constitution - by Capt. R. S. Rattray, M.B.E., B.Sc. (Oxon.) - 1929 -- - Kinship and marriage among the Ashanti - by Meyer Fortes - 1950 -- .
- The position of the chief in the modern political system of the Ashanti: a study of the influence of contemporary social change on Ashanti political institutions - by K. A. Busia, M.A., D.Phil.(Oxon.) - 1951 -- - Ashanti Survey, 1945-46: an experiment in social research - by M. Fortes, R. W. Steel and P. Ady - 1947 -- - The population of Ashanti: a geographical analysis - by R. W. Steel - 1948 -- - The Fanti family system - by Arthur Ffoulkes - 1908 -- - Fanti marriage customs - by Arthur Ffoulkes - 1909 -- - Ashanti proverbs: (the primitive ethics of a savage people) - by R. Sutherland Rattray, F.R.G.S., F.R.A.I. - 1916 -- - Akan-Ashanti folk-tales - Collected and translated by Capt. R. S. Rattray, C.B.E., B.Sc.(Oxon.) - 1930 -- - Fanti customary laws: a brief introduction to the principles of the native laws and customs of the Fanti and Akan Districts of the Gold Coast, with a report of some cases thereon decided in the law courts - by John Mensah Sarbah - 1904 -- - Gold Coast: Akan laws and customs and the Akim Abuakwa constitution - by J. B. Danquah, B.A., LL.B.(Lond.) - 1928 -- - Some new shrines of the Gold Coast and their significance - by M. J. Field - 1940 -- .
- The Fanti Asafu - by J. C. de Graft Johnson - 1932 -- - Search for security: an ethno-psychiatric study of rural Ghana - by M. J. Field - 1970 -- - Forests of gold: essays on the Akan and the Kingdom of Asante - Ivor Wilks - 1993 -- - The Akan of Ghana: an overview of the ethnographic literature - By Dennis M. Warren - 1986 -- - Place of 'oaths' in the constitutional set-up of Asante - Henrietta J. Mensa-Bonsu - 1989 -- - Asante praise poems: the ideology of patrimonialism - Kwame Arhin - 1986 -- - Peasants in 19th-century Asante - Kwame Arhin - 1983 -- - Fanti kinship: language, inheritance, and kin groups - David B. Kronenfeld - 1991 -- - Kinship and cocoa farming in Ghana - Christine Okali - 1983 -- - #x91;No elders present#x92;: commoners and private ownership in Asante, 1807-96 - By Gareth Austin - 1996 -- - The Asante - M. D. McLeod - 1981 -- - On mentally mapping Greater Asante: a study of time and motion - By Ivor Wilks - 1992 -- - Girls' nubility rites on Ashanti - Peter Sarpong - 1977 -- .
- Political and military roles of Akan women - Kwame Arhin - 1983 -- - Who is a wife?: legal expressions of heterosexual conflicts in Ghana - Dorothy Dee Vallenga - 1983 -- - Gold Coast native institutions with thoughts upon a healthy imperial policy for the Gold Coast Ashanti - by J. E. Casley Hayford - 1970 -- - Fighting with art: appliquéd flags of the Fante Asafo - by Doran H. Ross - 1979 -- - Fanti national constitution: a short treatise on the constitution and government of the Fanti, Asanti, and other Akan tribes of West Africa together with a brief account of the discovery of the Gold Coast by Portuguese navigators, a short narration of early English voyages, and a study of the rise of British Gold Coast jurisdiction, etc., etc. - By John Mensah Sarbah ; With a new introduction by Hollis R. Lynch - 1968 -- - The dynamics of Fanti domestic organisation: a comparison with Fortes'; Ahanti survey - Emile V. W. Vercruijsse - 1972 -- - The Gold Coast Akan - by J. B. Danquah - [1945] -- .
- Witchcraft in Ghana: a study on the belief in destructive witches and its effect on the Akan tribes - by H. Debrunner - 1961 -- - The early history of the Akan states of Ghana - by Eva L. R. Meyerowitz - 1974 -- - Funeral dirges of the Akan people - [by] J. H. Nketia - 1969 -- - The Techiman-Bobo of Ghana: an ethnography of an Akan society - Dennis M. Warren - 1975 -- - The proverb in the context of Akan rhetoric: a theory of proverb praxis - Kwesi Yankah - 1989 -- - Bibliography - 1983 -- - The youngmen and the porcupine: class, nationalism and Asante';s struggle for self-determination, 1954-1957 - By Jean Marie Allman - 1990 -- - Onions are my husband: survival and accumulation by West African market women - Gracia Clark - 1994.
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The Akan are Twi-speaking peoples living in southern and central Ghana and in southeastern Côte d'Ivoire. This file includes 45 documents. Most are on the two major Akan groups, the Ashanti and Fanti; others refer to two or more Akan groups.

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