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Religion & art in Ashanti.

Robert Sutherland Rattray

Religion & art in Ashanti.

by Robert Sutherland Rattray

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Published by Presbyterian Book Depot, Oxford University Press in Accra, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art -- Ghana,
  • Ashanti -- Religion,
  • Ashanti -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith chapters by G.T. Bennett ... [et al.]
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 414 p.
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18172445M

    Bibliography / Book List: Africa: West. WE WOULD LOVE YOUR SUPPORT! Our content is provided free as a public service! IBF is % Rattray, Robert S. Religion & Art in Ashanti. Oxford, Sarpong, P. Girls' Nubility Rites In Ashanti. Ghana Publishing Co., John S. Mbiti has 17 books on Goodreads with ratings. John S. Mbiti’s most popular book is African Religions & Philosophy.

    In his book Religion and Art in Ashante, R.S. Rattray suggests these symbols may have been borrowed from the Saharan Moslem world to the north as a byproduct of trade. This theory makes sense in that Islam has a rich tradition of symbolism, pictorial images being taboo.   Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t2c87g42q Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet .

    Ashanti political organization was originally centered on clans headed by a paramount chief or Amanhene. One particular clan, the Oyoko, settled in the Ashanti's sub-tropical forest region, establishing a center at Kumasi. The Ashanti became tributaries of another Akan state, Denkyira but in the midth century the Oyoko under Chief Oti Akenten started consolidating the Ashanti clans into a Capital: Kumasi.   11 See especially Rattray, R., Ashanti Law and Constitution (), –4, where a sample oath of allegiance is given. Rattray,, Religion and Art in Ashanti (), –15, also gives a long discussion on by: 4.


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From inside the book. Contents. Religion The Fetish Suman. Religion Fairies Forest Monsters and Witches. Religion The Training of MedicineMen and Priests. 25 other sections not shown.

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By Capt. Rattray. With chapters by G. Bennett, Vernon Blake, H. Dudley Buxton, R. Marett, C. by: 5. Religion & art in Ashanti by Rattray, R. (Robert Sutherland), Publication date Topics Art -- Ashanti, Ashanti -- Religion, Ashanti -- Social life and customs Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library : Herein is presented a comprehensive text brimming with educational insight into the African culture.

Emphasis is on religious beliefs, and the Ashanti kingdom is researched from its earliest inception. This book is a presentation which unites African, Christian, and Islamic religions into a compelling evaluation of their impact on African : Grace L.

Chavis Butler. An unusually fine and handsome copy. A RARE BOOK ON ANY ACCOUNT, IT IS REMARKABLY SO IN SUCH FINE CONDITION. This intriguing and unusual volume is an exhaustive study of the Ashanti legal customs and advocates that successful European rule of the African tribes (specifically the Ashanti) is grounded in an understanding of native beliefs and.

Author of Religion & art in Ashanti, Akan-Ashanti folk-tales, Ashanti law and constitution, Hausa folk-lore, customs, proverbs, etc, Ashanti, Ashanti proverbs, What the African believes, The tribes of the Ashanti hinterland.

Rattray has written: 'Religion & art in Ashanti' -- subject(s): Art, Ashanti (African people), Ashanti Art, Religion, Shanti Art, Social life and customs 'What the African believes.

About this Item: Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1st, large 8vo, pages, map, folding chart, illustrations: classic anthropological study including full description of Ashanti Gold Weights; hardback, vg copy SCARCE west africa gold coast kumasi ashanti asante ghana ghanaian anthropology goldweights prempeh ashanti.

Seller Inventory # The present volume completes his survey of Ashanti religion—and in the term religion is included almost every action and thought of primitive peoples, while to this is added a comprehensive account of Ashanti arts and crafts.

A book of record mainly, which avoids theories, it is essentially a quarry for the comparative anthropologist. Rare first edition copy of the important work Religion and Art in Ashanti by Captain RS Rattray. Oxford Press, first edition, HB, numerous photographs.

Very good condition, a little wear to the red cover but otherwise a clean copy of this fascinating book. Be sure to favorite and visit5/5(). ASHANTI #6 Funeral Rites for Babies and Kings (Capt.

Rattray, ) I am afraid that some of the following pages may be repellent to some of my readers. When the new Anthropological Department in Ashanti was established, Rattray was appointed as its head. His research into Ashanti culture resulted in several publications, among them 'Ashanti' (), 'Ashanti Law and Constitution' (), and 'Religion and Art in Ashanti' ().

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Asante's experience in the Geechee-Gullah milieu of Georgia s coastal plains with its mystic and.Ashanti (/ ˈ æ ʃ ɑː n ˈ t iː / ()), also known as Asante, are part of the Akan ethnic group and are native to the Ashanti Region of modern-day Asante speak the Twi language.

The Twi language is spoken by over nine million Asante people as a first or second language. The wealthy, gold-rich Asante people developed the large and influential Asante Empire, along the Lake Volta.In his book Religion and Art in Ashanti, R.S.

Rattray describes the word Adinkra (also called Adinkara) as deriving from the so-named King of Gyaman—now present-day Cote D’ Ivoire—who angered Ashanti King Bonsu-Panyin by copying that tribe’s Golden Stool. Bonsu-Panyin defeated and slew Adinkara in the early 19th century.