ISBN 9789956553686
Pages 392
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 2024
Publisher Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon
Format Paperback

History, Culture and Heritage of Ghana

Essays in Honour of Professor Robert Addo-Fening

edited by Kwabena O. Akurang-Parry, Fritz Biveridge

"The illuminating essays in this volume which highlight the complex and multifaceted nature of the Ghanaian past and present are a fitting and splendid homage to Professor Robert Addo-Fening, one the doyens of Ghanaian and African history, culture and heritage."

ISMAIL RASHID, Professor of History and Former Director of African Studies, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York

"The diverse contributions in this impressive volume reflect Professor Robert Addo-Fening's energy and multiple interests. At home in the world of history, archaeology, sociology, religions, and heritage studies, this publication of honour reflects those ranges in the formidability of his scholarship and the fidelity to African organic institutions."

TOYIN FALOLA, Professor of History, University Distinguished Teaching Professor, Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossier Chair in the Humanities, University of Texas, Austin

This book is an embroidered history, culture, and heritage of Ghana covering the precolonial epoch, colonial period, and post-colonial era with a sheer breadth of inquiry in honour of an evergreen Ghanaian historian, Professor Robert Addo-Fening, who was instrumental in training a generation of Ghanaian historians. The thematic scope, linguistic panache, epistemological rendering, and structural relevance make the book accessible to the general public and the academy. It will meet the needs of students of historical, heritage, transnational, ethnic, sociological, religious and epidemiological studies, among others. Undoubtedly, this fascinating book is welcome addition to the history of Ghana.

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About the Editors

Kwabena O. Akurang-Parry

KWABENA O. AKURANG-PARRY, a Ghanaian poet and novelist, is Professor of African History, African Heritage, and World History. He received his PhD in History from York University, Toronto, Canada. Currently he is Visiting Scholar at the Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies, University of Ghana, Legon Ghana

Fritz Biveridge

FRITZ BIVERIDGE is Associate Professor and former Head of the Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana. He holds ¿ PhD in Historical Archaeology from University of Ghana, Legon. His main research interests are monument conservation and cross-cultura interactions durind the Atlantic contact period