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By David Owusu-Ansah

Ghana, the previous British colony of the Gold Coast, is traditionally identified for being the 1st state to the south of the Sahara to realize political independence from colonial rule. it's identified for its exports of cocoa and a number of minerals, particularly gold, and it's now an oil exporting kingdom. yet Ghana’s value to the African continent isn't just noticeable in its ordinary assets or its strength to extend its agricultural output. fairly the nation’s political historical past of nationalism, the heritage of army engagement in politics, checklist of monetary melancholy and the facility to upward thrust from the ashes of political and fiscal decay is the main particular personality of the rustic.

This fourth version of Historical Dictionary of Ghana covers its heritage via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an in depth bibliography. The dictionary part has over 900 cross-referenced entries on vital personalities, politics, economic climate, overseas kinfolk, faith, and tradition. This publication is a wonderful entry element for college kids, researchers, and an individual desirous to recognize extra approximately Ghana.

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