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Ewe in pre-colonial times

D. E. K. Amenumey

Ewe in pre-colonial times

a political history with special emphasis on the Anlo, Ge, and Krepi

by D. E. K. Amenumey

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Published by Sedco Pub. Ltd. in Accra [Ghana] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ewe (African people) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementD.E.K. Amenumey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT510.43.E94 A47 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2436018M
    ISBN 109964720734
    LC Control Number87127428

    It was inhabited in pre-colonial times by a number of ancient kingdoms, including the inland Ashanti kingdom and various Fante states along the coast. Trade with European states flourished after contact with the Portuguese in the 15th century, and the British established a crown colony, (British) Gold Coast, in This article reviews how colonial rule and African actions during the colonial period affected the resources and institutional settings for subsequent economic development south of the Sahara. The issue is seen from the perspective of the dynamics of development in what was in an overwhelmingly land-abundant region characterised by shortages of labour and capital, by Cited by: Fishermen casting their nets The pre-colonial Ikot Abasi people also engaged in a wide range of economic activities, notably, agriculture, fishing, hunting, craft/industry and trade (see Physical Features and Natural Resources).Agriculture was particularly important in the area because of available fertile and excellent land for the cultivation of palm trees and food crops.


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The Ewe in Pre-Colonial Times [Amenumey, D. K.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Ewe in Pre-Colonial TimesAuthor: D. Amenumey. Get this from a library. The Ewe in pre-colonial times: a political history with special emphasis on the Anlo, Ge, and Krepi. [D E K Amenumey]. The Ewe in pre-colonial times: a political history with special emphasis on the Anlo, Ge, and Krepi D.

Amenumey Sedco Pub. Ltd., - Ewe (African people) - pages. (shelved 2 times as colonial-period) avg rating — 31, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Ewe Language. According to UNESCO grouping of languages (), Ewe is a community language of Africa and its homeland stretches between three West African countries, namely, the Republics of Ghana, Togo, Benin (Dahomey) and to Badagry in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The ancient history of the Ewe people is not recorded. But people believe that the Ewe migrated from a place called Kotu or Amedzowe, east of the Niger River, or that they are from the region that is now the border between Benin and Nigeria and then because of invasions and wars in the 17th century migrated into their current location.

Archaeological evidence suggests that the. (shelved 9 times as colonial-america) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

For the Wifeme group in Anlo – a pre-colonial state ruled by Ewe-speakers – Greene has shown that the view of the Wifeme as ‘strangers’ was increasingly questioned over the years, as members of the group tended more and more to appeal to a joint ‘Ewe identity’ that connected them to the other clans and kinship groups within the Author: Alexander Keese.

He was too fixed on Europe and pre colonial Africa, at times, seem like a side note He used the word primitive in describing some African cultural practices and societies.

Here is an African using the same Ewe in pre-colonial times book terminology as the oppressor. I am not saying you should not read the book though. I am a critical reader. You should read by:   Pre-Colonial Web Sites; Lesson Plans, Teacher Guides, Activities, and more; Pre-Colonial Web Sites.

The Sport of Life and Death: The Mesoamerican Ballgame The Sport of Life and Death was voted Best Overall Site for by Museums and the Web and has won a slew of other web awards.The Ewe in Pre-Colonial Times (Accra: Sedco, ), 11 – 50 Greene, Sandra, Sacred Sites and the Colonial Encounter: A History of Meaning and Memory in Ghana (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, ), COVID Resources.

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pre-colonial and early colonial Ovamboland. While domination had a strong Ewe in pre-colonial times book element in pre-colonial Ovambo polities, the territory was defined from the centre rather than from its borders.

The different polities were separated by large stretches of uninhabited wilderness used for cattle posts, not for settling. When the. The Wolof people are a West African ethnic group found in northwestern Senegal, The Gambia and southwestern coastal Senegal, the Wolof are the largest ethnic group (~39%), while elsewhere they are a minority.

They refer to themselves as Wolof and speak the Wolof language– a West Atlantic branch of the Niger–Congo family of languages. The Ewe in pre-colonial times: A political history with special emphasis on the Anlo, Ge and Krepi, DEK Amenumey ¨C The rhythm of Atsia dance drumming among the Anlo (EVE) of Anyako.

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"The History of the Ewe of Togo and Benin from Pre-Colonial Times," in The Ewe of Togo and Benin, edited by Benjamin Lawrence (Woeli Publishing, ), "Togo: Colonial Period: German Rule" and "Aja-Speaking Peoples: Aja, Fon, and Ewe, 17th & 18th Centuries," Encyclopedia of African History, edited by Kevin Shillington (Fitzroy Dearborn.

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A migration of humans from [ ]. 1 MS cultures. Although the printing press did not reach sub-Saharan Africa until colonial administrators and Christian missionaries arrived in the 18 th and early 19 th centuries, the continent’s engagement with writing and the economies of text is much older.

Scribal cultures thrived in parts of West Africa on early trade routes across the Sahara, and although. One can read all about it in Prof. Emeritus D.E.K. Amenumey’s The Ewe in Pre-colonial Times. I had read of some false claims that the area belonged to the Akyems. Define precolonial. precolonial synonyms, precolonial pronunciation, precolonial translation, English dictionary definition of precolonial.

or pre-colonial adj. African women in religion and politics, including women rulers in precolonial times, women's organization and resistance to colonial rule, the impact on women of African. Two dimensions to Slavery and the Slave Trade There were two dimensions to slavery and the slave trade in pre-colonial Africa, an external and internal dimension.

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Of course, the Akwamus followed them and the sad tale of slave raiding and plunder that happened in the area known as Krepi in the European records is in the history books.

One can read all about it in Prof. Emeritus D.E.K. Amenumey’s The Ewe in Pre-colonial Times. I had read of some false claims that the area belonged to the Akyems.

34 Sacred Sites and the Colonial Encounter Ewe-speakers held some of the highest positions in government because of their long history of missionary education. This situation changed, however, in when Gnassingbe Eyadema, a military of¤cer from the northern Kabye ethnic group, launched a coup and overthrew the government.

Pre colonial-period 1. a look into our past settings, customs, practices and culture 2. Introduction: Pre - HistoryThe cultural achievements of pre-colonial Philippines include those covered byprehistory and early history of the Philippines archipelago and its inhabitants, whichare the indigenous forebears of todays Filipino early Filipinos possessed a culture.

3. Greene E. Review of D.E.K. Amenumey: The Ewe in Pre-Colonial Times (Michigan State university). Yahoh. The Krepis in the 17th and 18th century. Transactions of the historical society. Botchway MYN., Owusu A.A. The Asante Factor in the Alliance matrix of Pre-colonial Ghana: A Historical Re-evaluation up to 6.

Meyer B. Translating. The closest you would get to learning African pre-colonial history (essentially before the ’s) is to read books written before the twentieth century, books based on the times before the twentieth century, or archaeological findings that offer.

The Ewe of Togo and Benin / edited by Benjamin N. Lawrance. Online. Google Books (Full view) The Ewe in pre-colonial times: a political history with special emphasis on the Anlo, Ge, and Krepi [] Book — p.

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Related Literature. Our study contributes to the literature on the role of pre-colonial, institutional and cultural features in African development reviewed above (Fortes and Evans- Pritchard (), Schapera (), Stevenson (), Goody (), Bates (), Robinson (), Boone (), Englebert (); Besley and Reynal-Querol ()).The most closely related line of Cited by:   If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account.

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Greene's book on the Anlo region, her second, is about the management of sacred sites of power, and the shift in the structuration of traditional and non- traditional power in Anlo spanning the colonial period and the recent histori- cal present.

For pre-colonial Ewe-speaking. BENJAMIN LAWRANCEpeoples, Notsie was a regional religious. In pre-colonial times, leadership was the axis of executive, legislative and judicial powers. Since the colonial era, the institution has been linked to Ghanaian politics.

Several governments - the colonial, civilian, or military - have attempted, in one way or another, to influence the role of chiefs in political affairs.

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Portuguese maritime traders were present as early as the 16th century. Women in Anlo-Ewe, a pre-colonial West African society, despite as the following proverb from Kenya's Kikuyu community, still persists and Broun, W H "A Journey to the Lorian Swamp, British East Africa " Geographical Mountain Warriors: The Pre-Colonial Meru of Mt.

Kenya Africa Series, no. Part 1 of The Systems of Land Tenure. Agbadza finds its origin in the times of war. The Ewe people went through various times of war and oppression before settling down in the Volta Region of Ghana and in Southern Togo.

In order to train their warriors to be ready for battle, the Ewes used various songs and dances to encourage the warriors. Through this a dance called Atrikpui was.

Pre Colonial Period. THE DIM CENTURIES prior to Magellan's arrival in were formerly unknown to historians. It is only in recent years that history's frontiers have been explored by both historians and archaeologists.

By means of intensive researchers in ancient Asian records and by new archaeological discoveries at various sites in the. But as mentioned above, I won't delve as yet into the pre-colonial times when it was free for all, with even some Ewe states joining in. Finally the third assumption is to consider some of the common elements between the pre-colonial, colonial and neo-colonial times and to find its correlation and evolution of these elements such as dependency and for this and many other various reasons we first have to acknowledge the ‘indigenous’ African societies that existed.