Discovering the Asante Kingdom

Discovering the Asante Kingdom

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Located in what is today the Republic of Ghana, the Asante kingdom was one of the richest and most powerful empires in precolonial Africa. The author explores the fascinating history, important cultural symbols, key leaders, and achievements of the empire, which flourished from the seventeenth century to the nineteenth century. Readers learn about the Asante kingdom's founding myths, ruling customs, and thriving capital at Kumasi, as well as its rich artistic and musical traditions. The text and glossary support readers in learning new social science vocabulary, as prescribed by the Common Core, and back matter resources facilitate further research.
Publisher: New York : Rosen Publishing, 2014
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9781477718803
Branch Call Number: YA 966.7018 COHEN
Characteristics: 64 pages : some color illustrations ; 27 cm


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