Forests of Gold: Essays on the Akan and the Kingdom of Asante (1)

Forests of Gold: Essays on the Akan and the Kingdom of Asante (1)

By: Ivor Wilks (author)Paperback

Special OrderSpecial Order item not currently available. We'll try and order for you.


The Asante had unique conceptions of time and motion, and the relationships between the unborn, the living and the dead. This study suggests that awareness of their past has much to do with the survival of their culture in this century.

About Author

Ivor Wilks is a leading scholar and teacher of African History whose contributions include path-breaking research on Asante. He has published many books and articles on West African government, politics, society, culture, and religion. Wilks retired from Northwestern University where he was the Melville J. Herskovits Professor of African Studies in 1993.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780821411353
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 405
  • ID: 9780821411353
  • ISBN10: 0821411357
  • edition: 1

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly