Asante in the Nineteenth Century: The Structure and Evolution of a Political Order (African Studies)

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Originally published in 1975, and reprinted with additional introductory material in 1989, this book provides an in-depth account of Asante history during the nineteenth century. The focus of the book is on the broad political development of Asante society, concentrating on the material factors which affected the decision making process during various administrations. This focus reflects the complex and sophisticated nature of the Asante social system, a system which had its basis in administrative unity and a core idea of nationhood. The text utilizes the abundant archival, printed and oral source materials available regarding the Asante, offering the reader a profound insight into the nature and structure of a remarkable society. This is a fascinating book that will be of value to anyone with an interest in African history.

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Originally published in 1975, and reprinted with additional introductory material in 1989, this book provides an in-depth account of Asante history during the nineteenth century. The focus is on the broad political development of Asante society, concentrating on the material factors which affected the decision making process during various administrations.

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David Anderson is the Paul G. Blazer Associate Professor of Economics at Centre College. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and Masters and Doctoral degrees from Duke University. Dr. Anderson has published research in the areas of classroom technology, active learning, and teacher evaluation, among topics from childbirth to social insurance. He has received a National Endowment for the Humanities distinguished professorship, and grants for economic education projects from the 3M Foundation and the Andrew Mellon Foundation.

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David Robinson and Mary Ann DiSpirito have carefully selected over 200 images, most of which are previously unpublished, that illustrate the many changes that Burlington has endured since the 1860s. Included in Burlington Volume II are images of the city that date prior to the 1860s, when our ancestors depended on sketches and engravings to preserve memories. DiSpirito is the author of several short stories and numerous magazine articles in regional and national publications, while Robinson has
written several books and many magazine articles. The combination of fascinating images and informative captions will make Burlington Volume II a treasured addition to the personal libraries of residents and visitors for years to come.

Patrick Manning is Professor of History and African-American Studies at Northeastern University, where he directs the World History Center.

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