Archaeological Perspectives of the Danish-Dangbe Encounter along the Eastern Coastal Belt of Ghana and their Implications for Understanding Dangbe Culture

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dc.contributor.author Biveridge, F.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-03T09:56:21Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-03T09:56:21Z
dc.date.issued 2016-06
dc.identifier.issn 0855-4730
dc.identifier.uri http://ugspace.ug.edu.gh/handle/123456789/35099
dc.description Journal on historical archaeological investigations en_US
dc.description.abstract This research presents results of historical archaeological investigations undertaken along the eastern coastal belt of Ghana on how the Danish- Dangbe encounter which spanned circa, 1650–1800, shaped the socioeconomic history of the indigenous Dangbe who occupied the area. Data for the study was derived primarily from archaeological, historical and ethno-historical investigations conducted at Kpone, Prampram, Sega and Ningo. The study revealed that European cuisines, dress codes, weaponry and architecture constituted some major material culture embraced by the ancestors of the Dangbe. The large quantum and wide array of European trade goods recovered from the excavations is also evident of the importance of commercial relations that developed between the two groups during the period en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Ghana Social Science Journal en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 13;1
dc.subject Excavations en_US
dc.subject Faunal remains en_US
dc.subject Lifeways en_US
dc.subject Cross-cultural encounter en_US
dc.subject Material remains. en_US
dc.title Archaeological Perspectives of the Danish-Dangbe Encounter along the Eastern Coastal Belt of Ghana and their Implications for Understanding Dangbe Culture en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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