Elmina, 'The Little Europe': European Impact and Cultural Resilience

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Product Details

Price
$31.20
Publisher
Sub-Saharan Publishers
Publish Date
Pages
182
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.5 X 0.39 inches | 0.48 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9789988550967
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About the Author

JOSEPH K. ADJAYE is Associate Professor of History in the Black Studies and History Departments of the University of Pittsburgh. His earlier book, Diplomacy and Diplomats in Nineteenth-Century Asante (1984), won the Choice book award.

Reviews

." . . 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.