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

Publication Info. Durham : Duke University Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  966.7 G411G    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 476 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm.
Series The world readers
World readers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-468) and index.
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.
Subject Ghana -- History.
Ghana -- Civilization.
Ghana -- Politics and government.
Civilization. (OCoLC)fst00862898
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Ghana. (OCoLC)fst01208741
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Konadu, Kwasi, editor.
Campbell, Clifton C., editor.
ISBN 9780822359845 (hardcover ;) (alk. paper)
0822359847 (hardcover ;) (alk. paper)
9780822359920 (pbk. ;) (alk. paper)
0822359928 (pbk. ;) (alk. paper)
9780822374961 (e-book)
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