McCaskie, T. C., State and Society in Pre-Colonial Asante (Cambridge, 1995).Wilks, I., Asante in the Nineteenth Century (2nd edn., Cambridge, 1989).
Osei Tutu (chief of Kumasi in modern Ghana c.1680; king of Ashanti 1701)
Opoku Ware (grandnephew)
Kusi Obodom (grandnephew of Osei Tutu)
Osei Kwadwo (nephew)
Osei Kwame (grandnephew; deposed, died 1804)
Opoku Fofie (brother)
Osei Bonsu (brother)
Osei Yaw (brother)
Kwaku Dua I (nephew)
Kofi Kakari (grandnephew; deposed, died 1884)
Mensa Bonsu (brother; deposed, died 1896)
Kwaku Dua II (nephew; interregnum 1884–8)
Kwaku Dua III (brother; deposed, died 1931; British rule of Ashanti)
Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century) — History.