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Beecham, John 1787-1856, Ashantee and the Gold Coast: being a sketch of the being a sketch of the history, social state and superstitions of the inhabitants of those countries..., London 1968;
Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross. The Arts of Ghana. Los Angeles: Museum of Cultural History, 1977.
Drewal, Henry John. Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought. New York: Center for African Art in association with H. N. Abrams, 1989.
Dupuis, Joseph, Journal of a residence in Ashantee, first ed 1824, 2nd edition London 1966;
Edgerton, Robert B., The fall of the Asante Empire: the hundred-year war for Africa's Gold Coast, New York 1995;
Fox, Christine, Asante Brass Casting: lost-wax casting of gold-weights, ritual sculptures, with handmade equipment, Cambridge 1988;
Lloyd, Alan, The Drums of Kumasi: the story of the Ashanti Wars, London 1964;
McCaskie, T. C, State and society in pre-colonial Asante, Cambridge & New York 1995;
McLeod, Malcolm D.The Asante, London 1981;
Rattray, Robert Sutherland, Akan-Ashanti Folk-Tales, Oxford 1930;
Rattray, Robert Sutherland, Ashanti, Oxford 1923;
Rattray, Robert Sutherland, Religion and art in Ashanti, London 1954;
Rattray, Robert Sutherland, The tribes of the Ashanti hinterland, 2 vols, Oxford 1932;
Ray, Benjamin Caleb. Images of Ancestors: Ties that Bind. Exhibition on World Wide Web, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1994.
Ross, Doran H. "The Iconography of Asante Sword Ornaments." African Arts. 11: (1977-78). pp. 16-25.
Ross, Doran H. "The Viual Art of Akan Linguist Staffs." African Arts. November 1982. pp. 56-66.
Wilks, Ivor, Asante in the nineteenth century: the structure and evolution of a political order, London & New York 1975;