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<email@example.com> This is a response to Cecile McHardy's request for leads. Van Dantzig, Albert, "Castles and Forts of Ghana as a Collective Historical Monument," in Maggie Dodds (ed.), _History of Ghana_, American Women's Association, Accra, 1974. This is a transcript of an informal lecture given by the late Prof. van Dantzig. I was unable to make contact with his family to obtain copyright permission to reproduce it in my web-site but went ahead anyway based on my guess at what the author's reaction to such a request might have been: www.ama.africatoday.com/elmina.htm There are a number of other relevant texts, links and references at the same web page. Bruner, Edward M., "Tourism in Ghana: Representation of Slavery and the Return of the Black Diaspora," _American Anthropologist_, Journal of the American Anthropological Association, Volume 98, Number 2, June 1996, 290-304 Abridged version at: www.ama.africatoday.com/diaspora_return.htm Cheryl Finley: The Door of (No) Return Identity politics and cultural heritage tourism in Ghana http://www.common-place.org/vol-01/no-04/finley/ Common-Place: Special Edition on American Slavery (http://www.common-place.org/ ) . . . I traveled to Ghana to conduct research in the historic castles and dungeons of Cape Coast and Elmina. . . . I went there to study how the curators of these sites reconstructed the history of the slave trade, and how visitors interacted with the history exhibitions and the physical environment. Specifically, I wanted to understand how visitors formulated ideas about remembrance, cultural identity, and heritage in the space of the monuments. . .