Author:Armitage, Captain C.H., and Lieutenant-Colonel A.F. Montanaro

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The Ashanti Campaign of 1900

By: Armitage, Captain C.H., and Lieutenant-Colonel A.F. Montanaro

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Sands & Co.: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017650

Condition: Poor


In 1900, Sir Frederick M. Hodgson, governor of the Gold Coast, demanded to sit on the Golden Stool, sacred to the Ashanti people of the Akan interior (present-day Ghana). He hadn't a clue how serious his demand would seem to the Ashanti, who immediately prepared for and waged war rather than let the honour of their sacred object be thus demeaned. This is the story of the consequences, by two of the participants. This copy comes with a two-page printed insert from Hodg... View more info