At the Court of An African King. Eva L. R. Meyerowitz.

At the Court of An African King

London: Faber and Faber, 1962.

First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. 244 pp, indexed, illustrated with b/w photographs. Some dust soil to top edge, otherwise clean, tight, unmarked. Dust jacket is price-clipped; else minimal wear. In 1946, the author acted as spokesperson for the Tekyiman people (of what is now part of Ghana) in their dispute with the British and Gold Coast governments over the sovereignty of nine villages incorporated into Ashanti territory in 1935. "A record of bureaucratic intrigue" and "a fascinating account of life in a west African state at every level," according to the dust jacket.

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