Jafint Co, 1988, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: As New, Dust Jacket Condition: As New, First Edition, Signed by Author
Inscribed on the title page: "To Hugh,with best wishes, Joseph Amamoo London, Aug. 24, 1994". When in March 1957 Ghana became the first African country in colonial Africa to achieve Independence, the event was enthusiastically welcomed by millions of Africans and liberal non-Africans. Many African people looked up to Ghana with hope, confidence and pride. These people hoped that the torch of freedom would be held aloft in their own countries also. That Ghana had among the highest per capita income in Africa and the best developed educational and health facilities were but some of the factors establishing Ghana's position of stature in Africa. The question then is, how it comes about that beginning with such historic political and economic achievements, the country deteriorated through a series of military coups that eventually led to the bloody revolution of June 1979. Could the revolution have been avoided? What are the lessons that Ghana itself, and other African countries, can learn? "The Ghanaian Revolution" attempts, clearly and dispassionately, to answer these questions. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 234 pages. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Gilt titles spine. black cloth. Includes appendices. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Politics & Government; African Politics; Africa; Ghana; History. Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2881.