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Asante and the Dutch, 1744-1873

by Larry W. Yarak

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ashanti (Kingdom),
  • Netherlands
    • Subjects:
    • Ashanti (Kingdom) -- Politics and government.,
    • Ashanti (Kingdom) -- Foreign relations -- Netherlands.,
    • Netherlands -- Foreign relations -- Ashanti (Kingdom)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-302) and index.

      StatementLarry W. Yarak.
      SeriesOxford studies in African affairs
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT507 .Y37 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 316 p. :
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2220457M
      ISBN 100198221568
      LC Control Number89049205

      The Other Atlantic World. Asante and the Dutch, L. Yarak; World History in a Global Age. But as Alfred W. Crosby maintains in this highly original and fascinating book, the. Killingray D. () Imagined martial communities: recruiting for the military and police in colonial Ghana, – In: Lentz C., Nugent P. (eds) Ethnicity in Cited by: 8.

      In the eighteenth century, the expansionist Asante kingdom used Elmina as their main trading centre The special relations with Elmina began with the Asante capture of the note for "Kostgeld", rent or goodwill money, from Denkyera in , and were reflected in the Asante-Dutch alliance which lasted from Author: Kwekudee. LANGUAGES: French, Afrikaans, Dutch, German, Italian. HONORS AND AWARDS. EIU Distinguished Faculty Award, Awarded EIU Achievement and Contribution Award for Research/Creative Activity, Fall, Awarded Personal Merit Increase as Full Professor, Spring Awarded EIU Achievement and Contribution Award for Research/Creative Activity.

      Other ISBN ranges for Oxford University Press: Oxford University Press () Oxford Asante and the Dutch (Oxford Studies in African Affairs) Volume I: Introduction and Book I-IV (Oxford Medieval Texts) Siberry Grocock Gilo Gilo of Paris: The Historia Vie Hierosolimitane of Gilo of. Compare Ivor Wilks, Asante in the Nineteenth Century: The Structure and Evolution of a Political Order, 2nd ed., Cambridge , and the critiques by T. C. McCaskie, State and Society in Pre-Colonial Asante, Cambridge ; and Larry Yarak, .


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Asante and the Dutch, 1744-1873 by Larry W. Yarak Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a study of the administration and government of the West African kingdom of Asante between and The book analyses the nature and development of the pre-colonial state, and traces the history and character of the Asante-Dutch relationship from the early 18th century until the Dutch departure from the Gold Coast in The book contains extensive research.

Get this from a library. Asante and the Dutch, [Larry W Yarak]. Get this from a library. Asante and the Dutch, [Larry W Yarak] -- A study of the administration and government of the Kingdom of Asante, analyzing the nature and development of the pre-colonial state, and the history and character of the Asante-Dutch relationship.

ASANTE AND THE DUTCH, By Larry W. Yarak. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Pp. xiv, $ Larry Yarak has published a thoroughly researched book about the relationship between the Asante, the Dutch, and the Elminans on the Gold Coast of West Africa.

His analysis is based on his careful investigation of the rich manuscript collections. This chapter provides a study of the underlying commercial and strategic basis of Asante-Dutch relations, and an analysis of what each side sought to extract from the relationship.

The interests of the Dutch and the Asante on the Gold Coast are also presented. Asante-Dutch relations were complicated by the often autonomous role played by the indigenous traders and political.

Book Asante and the Dutch, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ), published in the series, “Oxford Studies in African Affairs.” II. Editor Founding editor of the academic, peer-reviewed annual, Ghana Studies, published by the Program of African Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, III.

Book Chapters. Kwadwo Akyampon (C. - ) was an agent of Osei Bonsu who acted as representative to both the Fante government at Elmina and the Dutch colonial officials at that location. In this position he essential acted as the Ashanti Empire governor over El Mina.

In Akyampon commanded a contingent of forces in the defense of Elmina against attacks by Fante. Although the German book is mentioned by McCaskie, Thomas C., “ Death and the Asantehene: A Historical Meditation,” JAH, 30 (), –44; by Baesjou, René, An Asante Embassy on the Gold Coast: The Mission of Akyempon Yaw to Elmina, (Leiden, ); and by Yarak, Larry, “ The ‘Elmina Note’: Myth and Reality in Asante Cited by: 7.

Jan Tieleman Jacobus Cremer (28 March – 1 July ) was a Dutch colonial administrator on the Gold Coast. He was interim commander from until his death on 1 July.

Asante and the Dutch Oxford: Clarendon Press. Born: 28 MarchMiddelburg, Netherlands. 49 For a survey of the debate (started by Wilks) about the significance of these creations of ‘service stools’ for the nature of political authority in the Asante kingdom see Yarak, Larry W., Asante and the Dutch – (Oxford, ), 17 – Cited by: and Larry Yarak, Asante and the Dutch, (Oxford, ).

Yarak argues that the nature of Asante administration was patrimonial and not bureaucratic. Yarak also examines Asante's relations with the Dutch and the people of Elmina. 3 K. Arhin, "The Financing of the Ashanti Expansion ()," Africa, 37 (). Asante and the Dutch – by Larry W. Yarak. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Pp.

xv +maps. £ ’A Peculiar People’: Slave Religion and Community‐Culture among the Gullahs by Margaret Washington Creel. New York & London: New York University Press, Pp. xvii +illustrations, maps. Office, expertise, and personality: an 'internal' perspective on the administration of Dutch and Elmina affairs in Asante-- Conclusion-- Bibliography-- Glossary-- Index.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) This is a study of the administration and government of the West African kingdom of Asante between and Asante and the Dutch, / by: Yarak, Larry W.

Published: () Labour, land, and capital in Ghana: from slavery to free labour in Asante, / by: Austin, Gareth, Published: (). For additional information about this book Access provided at 27 Feb GMT from Scholarly Communication JAI Press, ), ;Larry Yarak, Asante and the Dutch, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ).

See also Ivor Wilks and Thomas McCaskie, eds., Asantesem: Bulletin ofthe Asante Collective. Asante identities: history and modernity in an African village, / by: McCaskie, T. Published: () Asante in the nineteenth century: the structure and evolution of. Yarak, Larry W, Asante and the Dutch Clarendon Press Oxford (quotations and notes) 15 Introduction of maize at beginning of 19th century 9 sika sene, biribi nsen bio: Wealth surpasses everything sika ne ohene:money is king 44 Elmina to Kumasi 10 days.

and the Dutch, –Oxford nlr Casely-Hayford from a book written in Although Asante was defeated by force of arms. Bibliography of Dutch Colonial History 17thth century. Books on Dutch Colonial History, Dutch colonial empire. Larry W., “Asante and the Dutch ”, pp.

7 maps, 1 figure, 7 tables, Clarendon Press,Oxford, United Kingdom. Index: 1. An Asante residency in Elmina: the career of Debosohene Kwadwo Akyampon ; 2.

Wilks, 1. (Cambridge ): Asante in the Nineteenth Century. Winsnes, S. (): Letters on West Africa and the Slave Trade. Poul Erdmann Isertls Journey to Guinea and the Caribbean Islands in Columbia ().

Oxford. Yarak, L.W. Asante and the Dutch, / Larry W. Yarak Ethnicity and political integration: the case of Ashanti, Ghana / by Minion K.C. Morrison Ashanti and the Gold Coast: and what we know of it: a sketch / by Vice-Admiral Sir John Dalrymple Hay.This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising.

By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that.YARAK, Larry W. Asante and the Dutch - Oxford studies in African affairs. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 8vo. xv,pp. 7 tables, 7 maps, biblio., index, dw. A study of the administration and government of the kingdom of Asante between and Previous owner’s signature to title page and stamp to end-paper, a very nice copy.