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Building the Ghanaian Nation-State

Kwame Nkrumah’s Symbolic Nationalism

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Book

Part of the African Histories and Modernities book series (AHAM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxii
  2. Harcourt Fuller
    Pages 1-19
  3. Harcourt Fuller
    Pages 21-38
  4. Harcourt Fuller
    Pages 39-53
  5. Harcourt Fuller
    Pages 55-68
  6. Harcourt Fuller
    Pages 69-80
  7. Harcourt Fuller
    Pages 81-117
  8. Harcourt Fuller
    Pages 119-132
  9. Harcourt Fuller
    Pages 133-147
  10. Harcourt Fuller
    Pages 149-162
  11. Harcourt Fuller
    Pages 175-188
  12. Harcourt Fuller
    Pages 189-192
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 193-262

About this book

Introduction

Ghana has always held a position of primacy in the African political and historical imagination, due in no small part to the indelible impression left president Kwame Nkrumah. This study examines the symbolic strategies he used to construct the Ghanaian state through currency, stamps, museums, flags, and other public icons.

Keywords

Africa death nationalism state

About the authors

Harcourt Fuller is an Assistant Professor of History at Georgia State University, USA.

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