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Author Rathbone, Richard.
Title Nkrumah & the chiefs : the politics of chieftaincy in Ghana, 1951-60 / Richard Rathbone.
Imprint Accra, Ghana : F. Reimmer ; Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 2000.

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Author Rathbone, Richard.
Series Western African studies
Western African studies.
Subject Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972.
Convention People's Party (Ghana) -- History.
Local government -- Ghana -- History -- 20th century.
Chiefdoms -- Ghana -- History -- 20th century.
Tribal government -- Ghana -- History -- 20th century.
Ghana -- Politics and government.
Ghana -- Politics and government -- 1957-1979.
Add Title Nkrumah and the chiefs
Description xi, 176 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-168) and index.
ISBN 0821413058 (cloth : alk. paper)
0821413066 (paper : alk. paper)
085255771X (James Currey : cloth)
0852557701 (James Currey : paper)
OCLC # 42392166
Table of Contents
 List of Maps & Photographs 
 Preface 
 Note on Orthography & Titles 
1Introduction1
2Colonial Rule & the Chiefs9
3The Politics of Modernizing Local Government29
4The Erosion of Chiefly Jurisdiction48
5The Fusion of Local & National Politics59
6The Politics of Polarization77
7Independence & the Chiefs89
8Crushing the Chiefs100
9Controlling the Chiefs113
10Making & Unmaking the Chiefs126
11'Loyal Co-operation with the Government'140
12Conclusions150
 Bibliography165
 Index169


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