Ashanti law and constitution.

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Price New from Used from 5/5(1). Robert Sutherland Rattray, GBE, known as Captain R. Rattray (, India ), was a barrister and held a diploma in Anthropology from Oxford.

He was an early Africanist and student of the /5(2). Ashanti law and constitution. by Robert Sutherland Rattray. 3 Want to read; Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford. Written in EnglishPages: ASHANTI LAW AND CONSTITUTION (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ). A RARE BOOK ON ANY ACCOUNT, IT IS REMARKABLY SO IN SUCH FINE CONDITION.

Visit the post for more. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Ashanti law and constitution by Robert Sutherland Rattray; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Ashanti (African people), Ashanti Law, Primitive Law, Social life and customs, Manners and customs; Places: Ashanti, West Africa.

Ashanti Law and Constitution. By Captain R. RATTRAY. Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, xx + pp. 25s. WITH the exception of a promised collection of folk-tales this volume completes the very notable series of books on the Ashanti people which places Captain Rattray high in the foremost rank of field anthropologists.

A knowledge of Akan-Ashanti Law is of paramount importance to the local Administration, engaged as it is in framing ' Native Jurisdiction Ordinances ', in schemes for the working of' Native Tribunals ', and in plans for ' Indirect Rule '.

This volume contains the final investigations of the Anthropological department on the Ashanti (with the exception of a collection of folktales which is now in course of preparation).

It is the last of a trilogy which includes in the series the volumes entitled Ashanti and Religion and art in Ashanti. Pref. Ashanti Region (Ghana) - Social life and customs.; Law, Primitive - Ghana.; Ashanti. This multimedia platform combines a book and video series that will change the way you study constitutional law.

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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 history.

Pawns --The family residence --The clan --The Ashanti Constitution at the period immediately preceding the battle of Feyiase --The Ashanti Constitution at the Feyiase and post-Feyiase period --The Constitution.

The Personnel of a typical Ashanti territorial division --The Constitution. Birempon and Adamfo --The Constitution. Ashanti law and constitution. [Robert Sutherland Rattray] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

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Create # UMI Books on demand\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n wdrs. Ashanti law and constitution. [R S Rattray] Book: All Authors / Contributors: R S Rattray. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: This volume contains the final investigations of the Anthropological department on the Ashanti (with the exception of a collection of folk-tales which is now in course of preparation).

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New York, Negro Universities Press []. Ashanti law and constitution. This volume contains the final investigations of the Anthropological department on the Ashanti (with the exception of a collection of folktales which is now in course of preparation). It is the last of a trilogy which includes in the series the volumes entitled Ashanti and Religion and art in AshantiPreface.

ASHANTI #5 Law and Constitution: A Suicide’s Trial (Capt. Rattray, ) The offences set out [below] were known in Ashantias Oman Akyiwadie, which, translated literally, means, ‘Things hateful to the Tribe’.

Ashanti Law and Constitution. By Captain R. Rattray. Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, xx + pp. 25s. - Volume 2 Issue 3 - Edwin W. SmithAuthor: Edwin W. Smith. Geoffrey R.

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Stone is the author of the prize-winning Perilous Times. He is the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago and one of our nation’s leading constitutional s: Fascinating and detailed account of the first year's work of the new Anthropological Dept.

in Ashanti, West Africa. Includes much of religious belief and includes Captain Rattray's researches on the "Golden Stool", believed to contain the soul of the Ashanti Nation. Illustrated with B&W Photos and Drawings.

by Capt. volume contains the final investigations of the Anthropological department on the Ashanti (with the exception of a collection of folk-tales which is now in course of preparation). It is the last of a trilogy which includes in the series the volumes entitled Ashanti and Religion and art in Ashanti.

Thirdly, although this book is based only to a slight degree on original research among European archives, it does incorporate the results of my own research among African traditional history.

Rattray has published some Ashanti tribal histories in his Ashanti Law and Constitution. I have done similar work in other Ashanti States, and in Akim. Ashanti (/ˈæʃɑːnˈtiː/ (listen)), also known as Asante, are an ethnic group native to the Ashanti Region of modern-day Ghana.

The Asante speak Twi.

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The language is spoken by over nine million ethnic Asante people as a first or second language. Asante is often assumed to mean "because of wars". understand Ashanti Law and Constitution only because, and when, we have obtained a clear exposition of Ashanti religious beliefs.

PREFACE We may commit the possible error, of filling in this gap in our knowledge by construing the custom in.

terms of our own philosophy or of our own Size: 1MB. Robert Sutherland Rattray, GBE, known as Captain R. Rattray (, India ), was a barrister and held a diploma in Anthropology from Oxford. He was an early Africanist and student of the Ashanti. He was one of the early writers on Oware, and on Ashanti gold weights/5(2).

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of the Ashanti State from the undivided household, and of the Asante Hene, or King, from the " House-master." The present- day position of the King and his chiefs is modelled on the simple, patriarchal pattern, and, despotic as the King may superficially appear, the checks and equipoises are so nicely adjusted that, in fact, the Constitution is.

2 Ashanti Law and Constitution, London,2. 3 N. Ollenu: The Law of Testate and Intestate Succession in Ghana, London,4 () 1 W.A.C.A.

at book he wrote:6 'Therefore upon the death [intestate] of a person control and authority over. Robert Sutherland Rattray’s most popular book is Ashanti proverbs. Robert Sutherland Rattray has 14 books on Goodreads with ratings. Robert Sutherland Rattray’s most popular book is Ashanti proverbs.

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