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Title:Accra before colonial times: proceedings of a colloquium on early Accra,held at the Institute of African Studies,November 2004
Editor:Kropp Dakubu, M.E.ISNI
Periodical:Research Review (ISSN 0855-4412)
Geographic term:Ghana
cultural history
urban areas
conference papers (form)
Abstract:The papers presented in this supplement were presented at a Colloquium on Early Accra: 1300-1800, held at the Institute of African Studies, 3-5 November 2004, organized jointly by the Institute of African Studies and the Archaeology Department of the University of Ghana. Contributions: The Accra Plains c. AD 1400-1800: an overview of the trade, politics and culture from the perspective of historical archaeology, by James Anquandah; Land use and environment in early Accra (1300-1800 AD), by Osman Alhassan; Earliest Ga-Dangme culture from a linguistic point of view, by M.E. Kropp Dakubu; Excavations at Wodoku and Ladoku and their implications for the archaeology of the Accra Plains, by J. Boachie-Ansah; Frontier archaeology of the Akuapem Ridge and the eastern Accra Plains, by Brempong Osei-Tutu; Danish records on Ghana in the National Archives of Ghana, by C.K. Gadzekpo; Rites, rituals and recreation in early Accra: a congeries: Johannes Rask's observations 1708-1713, by Selena Axelrod Winsnes; European descriptions of the art and architecture of early Accra, ca. 1450-1800, by Kwame Amoah Labi; Pre-monarchical political leadership among the Gas, with special reference to the people of La, by Abraham Akrong; In the shadow of Christiansborg: architectural history and genealogy of the Okantey Trading House at Danish Osu, by H. Nii-Adziri Wellington; 'Matse sliki tekle': a cultural history of the Ga funerary loin-cloth, by H. Nii-Adziri Wellington. [ASC Leiden abstract]