2 edition of Narrative of the Ashantee War found in the catalog.
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|Statement||Simpkin and Marshall [etc.]|
|Publishers||Simpkin and Marshall [etc.]|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 124 p. :|
|Number of Pages||45|
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Catalogue Persistent Identifier APA Citation Brackenbury, Henry. Arthur William Alsager Pollock 1838. In 1824, 10,000 of Ashanti warriors were sent after the British, Fante, and Denkyira soldiers in their territory. Campbell disembarked atand gavewho had earlier served as Governor and was acting in the post, leave to return to the United Kingdom.
Not till the white man intervened was this career of victory rudely checked, nor till the present war had sufficient force been put forth to teach this warlike savage people that they must once and for ever bow to that mysterious strength which the arts and sciences of civilisation confer upon the nations of the Western world.
Series Cass library of African studies. This is a very serious and detailed two-volume account of the brief but bloody Ashanti campaign - containing a lot of background and logistics. They defeated the British in three wars and finally in the fourth war they were defeated and was made to sign a treaty.
In the wake of the defeat, other small tribes asserted their independence and eventually Britain, after restoring oirder, was compelled to add the Gold Coast to the dominions fo the British Empire. The deployed force built a network of stockades and a bridge, but it returned home without engaging the enemy after inexplicably having lost its guns, ammunition, and supplies.
Before the end of 1701, Narrative of the Ashantee War Ashanti kingdom became the most powerful in the region leading the gold market as they partnered with the European traders that were mainly Portuguese.
The Ashanti, who for years had been friendly with the people of the former Dutch settlement at Elmina, thus lost their Fast foothold on the coast as well as their influence over its inhabitants.
The attack was launched in January 1874 with a carefully trained army of 2,500 British soldiers and large numbers of African auxiliaries. had been appointedwhere he arrived in August. This was the period of thewhich took place in the years 1824 to 1831. Yaa Asantewa image credit: google. About "" has the number imply stand for the numbers of Countries in "".
The Asante empire was near collapse. This is a very serious and detailed two-volume account of the brief but bloody Ashanti campaign - containing a lot of background and logistics. We appreciate your understanding of these occasional imperfections, and sincerely hope you enjoy seeing the book in a format as close as possible to that intended by the original publisher.
Garnet moved against the Ashanti early in 1874, twice defeated them, and occupied their capital Kumasi. With the landing of the British traders on the Coast, they intended to monopolize the trade but the Ashanti strongly opposed them, and that was the beginning of the war between the Ashanti and the British as Fante and Denkyira kingdom waged war in alliance with the British fought the Ashanti.
In April 1863, they invaded the coast and burned thirty villages.
The expedition under Sir Garnet later Lord Wolseley in 1873-74 completely broke up the Ashanti power, and the king at Kumassi was reduced to the level of other native rulers.
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Later attempts to negotiate a settlement of the conflict with the British were rejected by the commander of their forces, Major General Sir Garnet Wolseley.
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