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ID: 6000434
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/6000434

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Ashanti (former nation/state/empire)  Ashanti (former nation/state/empire)

Coordinates:
Lat: 06 21 36 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 6.3600  decimal degrees
Long: 001 20 24 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.3400  decimal degrees

Note: State of West Africa in the 18th-19th centuries, located in what is now southern Ghana; was active in slave trade in 18th century; struggled for centuries against incorporation by Denkyera and other states; taken by British in 19th century.

Names:
Ashanti (preferred,C,V)
Ashanti empire (C,V)
Asante (C,V)
Asante empire (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ghana (nation)  ........  Ghana (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Ashanti (former nation/state/empire)  ............  Ashanti (former nation/state/empire) (P)

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)
historical region (C)
state (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Asante..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337
Asante empire..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)
Ashanti..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/30/2000
Ashanti empire..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 18 May 2017
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/30/2000
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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