Current Political Thought and Practice in Ghana

  title={Current Political Thought and Practice in Ghana},
  author={Henry L. Bretton},
  journal={American Political Science Review},
  pages={46 - 63}
  • H. Bretton
  • Published 1 March 1958
  • Political Science, History
  • American Political Science Review
On March 6, 1957, the Gold Coast, now called “Ghana,” attained fully responsible status within the British Commonwealth. African nationalists, Pan-Africanists and their supporters in other parts of the world hailed the event as a milestone on the road to complete emancipation of the Africans, as proof that the “dark continent” had come of age and that all of its people were now fully capable of governing themselves. This study of several key factors in the development of political thought and… 
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