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Living with Nkrumahism : nation, state, and Pan-Africanism in Ghana

Author: Jeffrey S Ahlman
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 2017.
Series: New African histories series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1950s, Ghana, under the leadership of Kwame Nkrumah and the Convention People's Party, drew the world's attention as anticolonial activists, intellectuals, and politicians looked to it as a model for Africa's postcolonial future. Nkrumah was a visionary, a statesman, and one of the key makers of contemporary Africa.
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Ahlman, Jeffrey S., 1982-
Living with Nkrumahism.
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017036212
(OCoLC)982091666
Named Person: Kwame Nkrumah; Kwame Nkrumah
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey S Ahlman
ISBN: 9780821446157 0821446150
OCLC Number: 1006381181
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Decolonization and the Pan-African nation --
The world of Kwame Nkrumah : Pan-Africanism, empire, and the Gold Coast in global perspective --
From the Gold Coast to Ghana : modernization and the politics of Pan-African nation-building --
A new type of citizen : youth and the making of Pan-African citizenship --
"Work and happiness for all" : productivity and the political economy of Pan-African revolution --
Working for the revolution : gender, secrecy, and security in the Pan-African state --
Negotiating Nkrumahism : belonging, uncertainty, and the Pan-African one-party state --
Conclusion: "Forward ever, backward never."
Series Title: New African histories series.
Responsibility: Jeffrey S. Ahlman.

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