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A colonial history of northern Ghana

Ibrahim Mahama

A colonial history of northern Ghana

by Ibrahim Mahama

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Published by GILLBT Print. Press in Tamale [Ghana] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Colonization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-140).

    StatementIbrahim Mahama
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT512.9.N67 M338 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 140 p. :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25178300M
    ISBN 109964924550
    ISBN 109789964924553
    LC Control Number2011342258
    OCLC/WorldCa505329593

    Precolonial History Ghana was being colonized by BRITAIN, from It was considered as the "Gold Coast". The abolition of the slave trade by the British in , could introduce the legitimate trading. They would be trading agricultural products mainly palm and latter. A new name of great resonance in African history is adopted - Ghana (although the ancient kingdom of that name was far to the north, in present-day Mali). Independence: from Nkrumah, well aware of his status at the head of the first west African nation to emerge from colonialism, dreams of leading the continent into a Marxist future.

    18 An excellent account of early colonial policy on land tenure can be found in Kimble, David, A Political History of Ghana – (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ). 19 Hill, Polly, “Migrant Cocoa Farmers of Southern Ghana,” Africa, XXXI, 3 (), – This book fills an important gap in the history of Ghana and with it we are enabled to gain deep insights into the history of the complex ethnic relations in northern Ghana; a history of great importance to Ghana's security and development." - Kofi Baku, University of Ghana.

    The southern Akan forest of Ghana has a long history of receiving many labour migrants from all the other parts of the West African sub-region. Many of these migrants came to southern Ghana to.   Despite the paucity of archival documentation and the problems posed by oral sources, the authors have contributed to the understanding of the structural transformations and social history of some rural communities in northern Ghana under colonial rule. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper―level undergraduates and above. ―CHOICE, March "Reviews: 1.


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