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The Resource The Ghana reader : history, culture, politics, Kwasi Konadu and Clifford C. Campbell, editors

The Ghana reader : history, culture, politics, Kwasi Konadu and Clifford C. Campbell, editors

Label
The Ghana reader : history, culture, politics
Title
The Ghana reader
Title remainder
history, culture, politics
Statement of responsibility
Kwasi Konadu and Clifford C. Campbell, editors
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NDD
Dewey number
966.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT510
LC item number
.G47 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Konadu, Kwasi
  • Campbell, Clifton C.
Series statement
World readers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
  • HISTORY / Africa / West
  • Civilization
  • Politics and government
  • Ghana
Label
The Ghana reader : history, culture, politics, Kwasi Konadu and Clifford C. Campbell, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ancestral faces / Kwesi Brew -- The Holocene archaeology of Ghana / Ann Brower Stahl -- Quest for the river, creation of the path / Kwasi Konadu -- A creation story and a "Beautiful prayer" to Tano / R.S. Rattray -- Folk songs of Ghana / J.H. Kwabena Nketia -- Bono-Takyiman oral traditions / Dennis Warren and Owusu Brempong -- Oral traditions of Adanse and Denkyira / Kwame Y. Daaku -- An account of early Asante / Agyeman Prempeh I -- Fante oral traditions : Kwamankese and Komenda / John K. Fynn -- Archaeological reflections on Ghanaian traditions of origin / Kwaku Effah-Gyamfi -- Prelude to the Atlantic slave trade / Gérard L. Chouin and Christopher R. DeCorse -- Encounter with Europe / Kwesi Brew -- The Voyage of Eustache de la Fosse / Eustache de la Fosse -- A view of the Gold Coast from the Esmeraldo de Situ Orbis / Duarte Pacheco Pereira -- Letter from Mina governor to the Queen [Catarina] / Afonso Gonçalves Botafogo -- A report on Mina / Anonymous -- The gold kingdom of Guinea / Pieter de Marees -- Letter 17 / Jean Barbot -- Treaties between Gold Coast polities and the King of Denmark and the Danish Africa Company / Ole Justesen -- The Dutch and the Gold Coast / Albert van Danztig -- Denkyira in the making of Asante / T.C. McCaskie -- Tarikh Ghunja / Ivor Wilks, Nehemia Levtzion, and Bruce M. Haight -- The various nations of Blacks in Guinea / Christian G.A. Oldendorp -- Revolt on a Danish slaving voyage / Paul Erdmann Isert -- Journal and correspondences of H.W. Daendels / Herman Willem Daendels -- The "Bowdich" Treaty with Asante and the oath at Nyankumasi / Anonymous -- She who blazed a trail : Akyaawa Yikwan of Asante / Ivor Wilks -- Plantations and labor in the southeast Gold Coast / Ray Kea -- Petition of the principal mulatto females of the Gold Coast / Multiple Signatories -- Grievances of the Gold Coast chiefs / Richard Pine -- Proclamation of George Cumine Strahan / George Cumine Strahan -- Gold-mining and colonial capitalism in the Gold Coast / Raymond E. Dumett -- Between the sea and the lagoon : The Anlo-Ewe of southeastern Ghana / Emmanuel Akyeampong -- Hundred and fifty years of Christianity in a Ghanaian town / John Middleton -- The peoples of the Gold Coast hinterland / George Ekem Ferguson -- For the safety of the public, and the welfare of the race / Gold Coast Aborigines -- To the educated community in the Gold Coast colony / Carl C. Reindorf -- The petition of 1913 / Agyeman Prempeh I -- Fathering, mothering, and making sense of Ntamoba in colonial Asante / Jean Allman -- The Blinkards / Kobina Sekyi -- The trial of Akrofi / R.E. Obeng -- Of water and spirits / Sandra E. Greene -- AFRINHYIA PA O-O-O! / T.E. Kyei -- Reminiscences : the hill of knowledge / Kosi Kedem -- The ARPS and the National Congress, 1901-30 / David Kimble -- Women's conjugal strategies in a world of cash and cocoa / Jean Allman and Victoria Tashjian -- Report on the riots of 1948 / Commission of Enquiry into Disturbances in the Gold Coast -- History and national development : the case of John Mensah Sarbah and the reconstruction of Gold Coast history / D.E. Kofi Baku -- The administrative problem / J.E. Casely Hayford -- The employment of men : clerks, police, soldiers, and teachers, 1930-1951 / Stephan F Miescher -- Achimota : from the story my mother taught me / Abena P.A. Busia -- Women and their organizations during the Convention People's Party period / Takyiwaa Manuh -- Ghana : the pioneer guards the gate / Frederick Cooper -- Birth of Ghana / Lord Kitchener -- Independence speech / Kwame Nkrumah -- The Nkrumah government and its opposition / Kwame A. Ninsin -- Africa's resources / Kwame Nkrumah -- Ordained by the oracle / Samuel Asare Konadu -- Flight / Kwame Dawes -- Everything counts / Ama Ata Aidoo -- Story : patience and pleading / Gracia Clark -- Rebellion, revolution, and tradition : reinterpreting coups in Ghana / Maxwell Owusu -- Miracles and the message (1983 drought in Ghana) / Kwesi Brew -- Win the match and vote for me / Kevin S. Fridy and Victor Brobbey -- The 1994 civil war in northern Ghana / Artur Bogner -- "That all Konkomba should henceforth unite" / Benjamin Talton -- I am not brainwashed / Asirifi Danquah -- Hydro-power and the promise of modernity and development in Ghana / Stephan F. Miescher and Dzodzi Tsikata -- The Ghanaian media and national unity / George Sydney Abugri -- The return of the native / Kwesi Brew -- Toward a pan-African identity : diaspora African repatriates in Ghana / Obiagele Lake -- Slavery and the making of Black Atlantic history / Bayo Holsey -- The return through the door of no return / Seestah IMAHKUS -- Citizenship and identity among Ghanaian migrants in Toronto / Takyiwaa Manuh -- Chieftaincy, diaspora, and development / George M. Bob-Milliar -- China-Africa relations : a case study of Ghana / Dela Tsikata, Ama Pokuaa Fenny, and Ernest Aryeetey -- Ghana market women pay the daily micro man / Emily Bowers -- "The Slums of Nima" and "Fading laughter" / Kwesi Brew -- Ghanaian highlife / E.J. Collins -- Profile of five Ghana emcees / Msia Kibona Clark -- Kumasi realism : Alex Amofa / Atta Kwami -- Paradigm shift / Paul Gifford -- The funeral as a site for choreographing modern identities in contemporary Ghana / Esi Sutherland-Addy -- The United States, Ghana, and oil : global and local perspectives / Tom C. McCaskie -- Obama's visit as a signifier of Ghanaians' "colonial mentality" / Kwabena Akurang-Parry -- Mobile phones and our cultural values / Kwesi Yankah -- Ghallywood or the Ghanaian movie industry / Ernest Dela Aglanu and Samuel Nii Narku Dowuona -- Ghana's philosophy of survival / Kwesi Brew
Control code
930799333
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 476 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822374961
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)930799333
Label
The Ghana reader : history, culture, politics, Kwasi Konadu and Clifford C. Campbell, editors
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ancestral faces / Kwesi Brew -- The Holocene archaeology of Ghana / Ann Brower Stahl -- Quest for the river, creation of the path / Kwasi Konadu -- A creation story and a "Beautiful prayer" to Tano / R.S. Rattray -- Folk songs of Ghana / J.H. Kwabena Nketia -- Bono-Takyiman oral traditions / Dennis Warren and Owusu Brempong -- Oral traditions of Adanse and Denkyira / Kwame Y. Daaku -- An account of early Asante / Agyeman Prempeh I -- Fante oral traditions : Kwamankese and Komenda / John K. Fynn -- Archaeological reflections on Ghanaian traditions of origin / Kwaku Effah-Gyamfi -- Prelude to the Atlantic slave trade / Gérard L. Chouin and Christopher R. DeCorse -- Encounter with Europe / Kwesi Brew -- The Voyage of Eustache de la Fosse / Eustache de la Fosse -- A view of the Gold Coast from the Esmeraldo de Situ Orbis / Duarte Pacheco Pereira -- Letter from Mina governor to the Queen [Catarina] / Afonso Gonçalves Botafogo -- A report on Mina / Anonymous -- The gold kingdom of Guinea / Pieter de Marees -- Letter 17 / Jean Barbot -- Treaties between Gold Coast polities and the King of Denmark and the Danish Africa Company / Ole Justesen -- The Dutch and the Gold Coast / Albert van Danztig -- Denkyira in the making of Asante / T.C. McCaskie -- Tarikh Ghunja / Ivor Wilks, Nehemia Levtzion, and Bruce M. Haight -- The various nations of Blacks in Guinea / Christian G.A. Oldendorp -- Revolt on a Danish slaving voyage / Paul Erdmann Isert -- Journal and correspondences of H.W. Daendels / Herman Willem Daendels -- The "Bowdich" Treaty with Asante and the oath at Nyankumasi / Anonymous -- She who blazed a trail : Akyaawa Yikwan of Asante / Ivor Wilks -- Plantations and labor in the southeast Gold Coast / Ray Kea -- Petition of the principal mulatto females of the Gold Coast / Multiple Signatories -- Grievances of the Gold Coast chiefs / Richard Pine -- Proclamation of George Cumine Strahan / George Cumine Strahan -- Gold-mining and colonial capitalism in the Gold Coast / Raymond E. Dumett -- Between the sea and the lagoon : The Anlo-Ewe of southeastern Ghana / Emmanuel Akyeampong -- Hundred and fifty years of Christianity in a Ghanaian town / John Middleton -- The peoples of the Gold Coast hinterland / George Ekem Ferguson -- For the safety of the public, and the welfare of the race / Gold Coast Aborigines -- To the educated community in the Gold Coast colony / Carl C. Reindorf -- The petition of 1913 / Agyeman Prempeh I -- Fathering, mothering, and making sense of Ntamoba in colonial Asante / Jean Allman -- The Blinkards / Kobina Sekyi -- The trial of Akrofi / R.E. Obeng -- Of water and spirits / Sandra E. Greene -- AFRINHYIA PA O-O-O! / T.E. Kyei -- Reminiscences : the hill of knowledge / Kosi Kedem -- The ARPS and the National Congress, 1901-30 / David Kimble -- Women's conjugal strategies in a world of cash and cocoa / Jean Allman and Victoria Tashjian -- Report on the riots of 1948 / Commission of Enquiry into Disturbances in the Gold Coast -- History and national development : the case of John Mensah Sarbah and the reconstruction of Gold Coast history / D.E. Kofi Baku -- The administrative problem / J.E. Casely Hayford -- The employment of men : clerks, police, soldiers, and teachers, 1930-1951 / Stephan F Miescher -- Achimota : from the story my mother taught me / Abena P.A. Busia -- Women and their organizations during the Convention People's Party period / Takyiwaa Manuh -- Ghana : the pioneer guards the gate / Frederick Cooper -- Birth of Ghana / Lord Kitchener -- Independence speech / Kwame Nkrumah -- The Nkrumah government and its opposition / Kwame A. Ninsin -- Africa's resources / Kwame Nkrumah -- Ordained by the oracle / Samuel Asare Konadu -- Flight / Kwame Dawes -- Everything counts / Ama Ata Aidoo -- Story : patience and pleading / Gracia Clark -- Rebellion, revolution, and tradition : reinterpreting coups in Ghana / Maxwell Owusu -- Miracles and the message (1983 drought in Ghana) / Kwesi Brew -- Win the match and vote for me / Kevin S. Fridy and Victor Brobbey -- The 1994 civil war in northern Ghana / Artur Bogner -- "That all Konkomba should henceforth unite" / Benjamin Talton -- I am not brainwashed / Asirifi Danquah -- Hydro-power and the promise of modernity and development in Ghana / Stephan F. Miescher and Dzodzi Tsikata -- The Ghanaian media and national unity / George Sydney Abugri -- The return of the native / Kwesi Brew -- Toward a pan-African identity : diaspora African repatriates in Ghana / Obiagele Lake -- Slavery and the making of Black Atlantic history / Bayo Holsey -- The return through the door of no return / Seestah IMAHKUS -- Citizenship and identity among Ghanaian migrants in Toronto / Takyiwaa Manuh -- Chieftaincy, diaspora, and development / George M. Bob-Milliar -- China-Africa relations : a case study of Ghana / Dela Tsikata, Ama Pokuaa Fenny, and Ernest Aryeetey -- Ghana market women pay the daily micro man / Emily Bowers -- "The Slums of Nima" and "Fading laughter" / Kwesi Brew -- Ghanaian highlife / E.J. Collins -- Profile of five Ghana emcees / Msia Kibona Clark -- Kumasi realism : Alex Amofa / Atta Kwami -- Paradigm shift / Paul Gifford -- The funeral as a site for choreographing modern identities in contemporary Ghana / Esi Sutherland-Addy -- The United States, Ghana, and oil : global and local perspectives / Tom C. McCaskie -- Obama's visit as a signifier of Ghanaians' "colonial mentality" / Kwabena Akurang-Parry -- Mobile phones and our cultural values / Kwesi Yankah -- Ghallywood or the Ghanaian movie industry / Ernest Dela Aglanu and Samuel Nii Narku Dowuona -- Ghana's philosophy of survival / Kwesi Brew
Control code
930799333
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 476 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822374961
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)930799333

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