A ‘New’ Commonwealth for Britain? Negotiating Ghana's Pan-African and Asian Connections at the End of Empire (1951–8)

@article{Torrent2016AC,
  title={A ‘New’ Commonwealth for Britain? Negotiating Ghana's Pan-African and Asian Connections at the End of Empire (1951–8)},
  author={M. Torrent},
  journal={The International History Review},
  year={2016},
  volume={38},
  pages={573 - 613}
}
  • M. Torrent
  • Published 2016
  • Political Science
  • The International History Review
ABSTRACT This article examines to what extent Nkrumah's Pan-African ambitions and Asian connections altered the meaning of the ‘new’ Commonwealth for British policy-makers. It discusses India's influence on British political options in the Gold Coast during the negotiations for independence and Commonwealth membership and assesses the impact of Ghana's Pan-Africanism on two major facets of Commonwealth politics: Britain's ability to balance its relations with the Commonwealth and France, the… Expand
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