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Discovering the Asante Kingdom (Exploring African Civilizations #5) By Robert Z. Cohen Cover Image

Discovering the Asante Kingdom (Exploring African Civilizations #5) (Library Binding)

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This is book number 5 in the Exploring African Civilizations series.


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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781477718803
ISBN-10: 147771880X
Publisher: Rosen Central
Publication Date: December 30th, 2013
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: Exploring African Civilizations