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Tocquevillian Analytics in Africa

  • Sheldon Gellar

Abstract

In March 1957, Ghana became the first Black African country to gain its independence from a colonial power. To commemorate this momentous event, Life magazine featured a picture of Ghanaian judges grandly attired in powdered wigs and black robes on its cover. Democracy in Africa, in those days, seemed to be simply a matter of the new nations adopting Western models and forms of democracy.

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Political Institution Civil Liberty Social Equality Colonial Rule African Society 
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Chapter One Tocquevillian Analytics in Africa

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