Nkrumah & the chiefs the politics of chieftaincy in Ghana, 1951-60 by Richard Rathbone

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Published by F. Reimmer, Ohio University Press in Accra, Ghana, Athens, Ohio .

Written in English

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  • Ghana

Subjects:

  • Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972.,
  • Convention People"s Party (Ghana) -- History.,
  • Local government -- Ghana -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Chiefdoms -- Ghana -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Tribal government -- Ghana -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Ghana -- Politics and government.,
  • Ghana -- Politics and government -- 1957-1979.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-168) and index.

Book details

Other titlesNkrumah and the chiefs
StatementRichard Rathbone.
SeriesWestern African studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT511 .R28 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL46693M
ISBN 100821413058, 0821413066, 085255771X, 0852557701
LC Control Number99046031

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