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ID: 6001970
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/6001970

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Fante (historical region)  Fante (historical region)

Note: Historic group of states located in what is currently southern Ghana; originated in 17th cen. when the Fanti people from Mankessim, NE of Cape Coast, settled in vacant areas; flourished as intermediary in Ashanti-European trade in gold and firearms.

Names:
Fante (preferred,C,V)
Fanti (C,V)
Fanti confederacy (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 Fante (historical region)  ............  Fante (historical region) (P)

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)
confederation (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Fante..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)
..............  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 343
Fanti..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/30/2000
Fanti confederacy..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/30/2000
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/30/2000
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 343
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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