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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ghana

Subjects:

  • Ashanti (African people) -- History.,
  • Ashanti (Kingdom),
  • Ghana -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 442-473) and index.

StatementT.C. McCaskie.
SeriesAfrican studies series ;, 79
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT507 .M34 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 492 p. :
Number of Pages492
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1083092M
ISBN 100521410096
LC Control Number94006732

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STATE AND SOCIETY IN PRE-COLONIAL ASANTE. By T.C. McCaskie. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xvii, $ In this new book, T.C. McCaskie tackles the important subject of state-civil society relations in Asante between c. . Jan 01,  · State and Society, Marriage and Adultery: Some Considerations Towards a Social History of Pre-Colonial Asante - Volume 22 Issue 4 - T. C. McCaskieCited by: Oct 04,  · Still less does the author converse with T. C. McCaskie’s intricate analysis of Asante political and moral economy (State and Society in Pre-colonial Asante []). But to put these historiographical criticisms in context, the book does not notice the revolution and subsequent civil war in Asante, or that the actual “war” over Author: Gareth Austin. _State and Society in Pre-colonial Asante_. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ix + pp. notes, bibliography and index. $ ISBN Reviewed by Sandra E. Greene, Cornell University, for H-Africa Precolonial Asante has the distinction of being one of the most studied societies in sub-Saharan Africa.