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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
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 263 pages) : map
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-253) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Ashanti (African people) -- Politics and government.
Nationalism -- Ghana -- History -- 20th century.
Nationalism -- Ghana -- Ashanti Region -- History -- 20th century.
Ashanti Region (Ghana) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
Ghana -- Politics and government -- To 1957.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 92045198
ISBN 0299137635 (electronic bk.)
0585176159 (electronic bk.)
9780299137632 (electronic bk.)
9780585176154 (electronic bk.)