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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 recognized for its exports of cocoa and a number of minerals, specially gold, and it's now an oil exporting kingdom. yet Ghana’s significance to the African continent isn't just obvious in its average assets or its strength to extend its agricultural output. really the nation’s political background of nationalism, the historical past of army engagement in politics, checklist of monetary melancholy and the power to upward push from the ashes of political and financial decay is the main distinctive personality of the rustic.

This fourth variation 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, international family, faith, and tradition. This booklet is a wonderful entry element for college students, researchers, and an individual desirous to recognize extra approximately Ghana.

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