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Concerning historical Asante who appear in the novel

Conflict Resolution in Traditional Africa


'The History of the Ashanti Kings and the Whole Country Itself' and other  writings of Agyeman Prempeh. Edited by E. Akyeampong, A. Adu Boahen, N. Lawler, T.C. McCaskie & I. Wilks. British Academy Fontes Historiae Africanae New Series No.6.  ISBN 0-19-726261-9 early 2003?

Aning Ben A, A Historical Survey of Music in Ghana (In Maggie Dodds (ed) History of Ghana, American Womens Association, Accra 1974)

Anti, A. A., Kumase in the eighteenth and nineteenth century, 1700-1900, Accra 1996 ISBN 9988 7564 0 2  

Asantesem/Asante Seminars

Asantesem Bulletin #1 March 1975

Asantesem Bulletin #2 April 1975

Asantesem Bulletin #3 June 1975

Asantesem Bulletin #4 June 1977

Asantesem Bulletin #5 June 1977

Asantesem Seminar #6 December 1976

Asantesem Bulletin #7 June 1977

Asantesem Bulletin #8 March 1978

Asantesem Bulletin #9 June 1978

Asantesem Bulletin #10 January 1979

Asantesem Bulletin #11 July 1979

Beecham, John, Ashantee and the Gold Coast 1841

Chazan, Naomi, The Asante Case, in Eisenstadt, S.N et al The Early State in African Perspective Leiden Brill 1988

Daaku, K.Y., Trade and Trading patterns of the Akan in the 17th and 18th Centuries (in Claude Meillassoux (ed).The Development of Trade and Markets in West Africa, Int Afr Inst)

Daaku., K Y, Osei Tutu of Asante Heinemann

Daaku, K Y, Trade and Politics in the Gold Coast 16001720 Oxford 1970 Danquah, J.B., The Akan Doctrine of God, Cass, 1968

Dickson, Kwamina B., A Historical Geography of Ghana, CUP 1969

Freeman, R A, Travels and Life in Ashanti and Jaman 1898

Freeman, Thomas Birch Visits to Ashanti 1843

Fynn, J.K., The Structure of Greater Asante - Another View JHSG XV(1) 1974

Fynn, J.K., The Reign and Times of Kusi Obodum 1750-64 Trans Hist Soc of Ghana

Kyeremanteng, A A Y, Kingship and ceremony in Ashanti

Kyeremanteng, A A Y, Panoply of Ghana

Kyeremanteng, A A Y, Regalia for an Ashanti durbar

Kyeretwie, K O Bonsu, Ashanti Heroes Waterville/OUP 1964

McCaskie TC, The Asante Empire and its Northern Neighbours 1700-1874 MA thesis

McCaskie TC State and Society in Pre-Colonial Asante CUP

McLeod, Malcolm, T E Bowdich: an early collector in West Africa

Meredith, H, An account of the Gold Coast of Africa London 1812

Opoku, A. A.., Festivals of Ghana, Accra, 1970

Obeng, Ernest E., Ancient Ashanti Chieftancy, Ghana Publishing Corporation, 1988

Schildkrout, E ed., The Golden Stool: studies of the Asante center and periphery Amer Mus Nat Hist 1987 Anthropological Papers Vol 65

Shinnie, Peter and Ama, Early Asante, Dept of Archaeology, The University of Calgary, 1995. 20pp

Reports archaeological evidence of the presence of towns in the forest from at least one thousand years ago.

Swithenbank, M, Asante Abakosem: The Traditional Architecture of Ashanti (in Ashanti Research Project, First Conference, May 17-20, 1963) Inst. of African Studies, Legon.

Tufuor, J. W and C. E. Donkor, Ashantis of Ghana:  People with a Soul, Anowuo Educational Publications, 1989

Wilks, Ivor, Ashanti Government, (in Forde & Kaberry (eds), West African Kingdoms in the 19c, Longman 1967)

Wilks, Ivor, 1995 Aggrey-Fraser-Guggisberg Memorial lectures, University of Ghana, Legon

Wilks, Ivor, Asante policy towards the Hausa trade in the nineteenth century (in Claude Meillassoux, (ed) The Development of Trade and Markets in West Africa, Int Afr Inst + OUP 1971)

Wilks Ivor, Asante in the 19th Century, Cambridge

Wilks, Ivor, Ashanti Government in the 19th Century. Draft Paper no. 3. Inst. of Afr. St. Legon May 1964

Wilks, Ivor and M. Priestley, The Ashanti Kings in the 18th century: a revised chronology Jour Afr Hist Vol 1 No 1 1960

Wilks, I, On Mentally Mapping Greater Asante: A Study of Time and Motion Jour Afr Hist 33 (1992) pp 175190

Wilks, I, The Northern Factor in Ashanti History Legon 1967 (p 14 for Dagomba tribute to Asante)

Wilks, Ivor, She who blazed the trail Akyaawa Yekwan of Asante (1774-1834) Romero, Patrician W ed., in Life Histories of African Women London 1988

Wilks, I, Various Asante biographies in Asantesem particularly Konadu Yaadom, 1752-1809 Asantehemaa Asantesem 11 July 1979 pp 5-13