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Social change and the growth of British power in the Gold Coast the Fante states, 1807-1874 by McCarthy, Mary

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English



  • Ghana


  • Royal African Company.,
  • British -- Ghana -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Fanti (African people) -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Ghana -- History -- To 1957.

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Edition Notes

StatementMary McCarthy.
LC ClassificationsDT511 .M45 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 196 p. ;
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3165077M
ISBN 100819131482, 0819131490
LC Control Number83007019

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