Elmina, 'The Little Europe': European Impact and Cultural Resilience
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." . . it illuminates the town's remarkable historical trajectory of growth and advancement to become the first modern metropolis in West Africa, for which it was dubbed Aborekyir Kaakra ('Little Europe')."- Dr. Nana Ato Arthur, Head, Office of the Head of Local Government Service, Accra, Ghana, Former District Chief Executive, KEEA.
"Professor Adjaye not only shows an astonishing depth of knowledge . . .; he also lends such fresh and rare perspectives to Elmina's history of interactions with Europeans as well as its dynamic culture as only a son of the "soil" is capable of providing." - Professor Robert Addo-Fening, formerly of the History Department, University of Ghana, Legon.
"This compelling book on Elmina is a 'must-read' for tourists, basic, secondary and tertiary institutions, as well as individuals interested in the dynamics of social transformation." - Dr. Brigid Maa Sackey, Professor of Anthropology, University of Ghana, Legon.