Asante Identities: History and Modernity in an African Village, 1850-1950

Author:
T. C. McCaskie

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Paperback (310 pages)

Publisher:
Indiana University Press
2001-07-01

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Editorial Description

An account of the life of a Ghanaian village during a century of tumultuous change, this study is also a richly textured microhistory and an exploration of the meanings of history and modernity in an African context. In this book, compelling in both its historical detail and analytic sophistication, McCaskie provides a deep cultural reading that ranges over issues of selfhood and community and the impact on them of the colonial experience.