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Author Allman, Jean Marie.

Title The quills of the porcupine : Asante nationalism in an emergent Ghana / Jean Marie Allman.

Published Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  966.7 ALLM    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 263 pages : map ; 24 cm
Notes Also available on the Internet.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-253) and index.
Contents "Leaving the dead some room to dance": theories, paradigms, and problems in the history of Asante nationalism -- Cocoa and Kotoko: The origins of the national liberation movement -- The dump ablaze: murder, mobilization, and building a popular front -- "Revolutionary movement" or "Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition": the months of crisis and consolidation -- Off the streets and into parliament: the ascendancy of the politicians and the defeat of the Popular Front -- "And a thousand more will come?" the NLM's demise and the legacy of Asante Kotoko.
Subject Ashanti (African people) -- Politics and government.
Nationalism -- Ghana -- Ashanti Region -- History -- 20th century.
Nationalism -- Ghana -- History -- 20th century.
Ashanti Region (Ghana) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
Ghana -- Politics and government -- To 1957.
ISBN 0299137600 $60.00
0299137643 (paperback) $24.95