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British Rule and Rural Protest in Southern Ghana (Society and Politics in Africa, Vol. 11)

by Li Anshan

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Social Movements,
  • West Africa - History,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • British Isles,
  • General,
  • Africa - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Case studies,
  • Ghana,
  • History,
  • Politics and government,
  • Protest movements,
  • Rural conditions,
  • To 1957

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11396527M
    ISBN 100820451886
    ISBN 109780820451886

    Modern Ghana was established in , when colonial subjects of the Gold Coast ended more than seventy-five years of British rule. For the previous ten years, nationalists had conducted nonviolent boycotts, demonstrations, and mass strikes against the British.   Split between a densely populated mainland and over islands in the South China Sea, the small, strategic territory of Hong Kong was under British rule .

    “ Rural Protest in the Gold Coast: The Cocoa Hold-Ups, –,” in C. Dewey and A. G. Hopkins (eds.), The Imperial Impact: Studies in the Economic History of Africa and India (London: Athlone Press for University of London), pp. –, – Ghana Art, Culture and History. Ethnic history, Custom, Tradition, Government and Economy. Century old traditions of the people of Ghana, coupled with the diversity distinct ethnic groups, have created a rich culture that is the splendid legacy of modern

    The uprising had the effect of raising the awareness of black people to colonial rule and encouraged them to stand up for their rights and demand an end to colonial rule. Herero Uprising The rinderpest epidemic of to had destroyed the cattle of the Herero and . Ghana, formerly the British colony of the Gold Coast, assumes a special prominence as the first African country to acquire independence from European rule. Ghanaian politicians marked this important transition by replacing the territory's colonial label with the .


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By LI ANSHAN. New York: Peter Lang, Pp. xvi+ £35 (ISBN ). - - Volume 44 Issue 3. British Rule and Rural Protest in Southern Ghana. Peter Lang. Clement E. Asante. The Press in Ghana: Problems and Prospects. University Press of America.

Gareth Austin. Labour, Land and Capital in Ghana: From Slavery to Free Labour in Asante, University of Rochester Press. Kwabena N. Bame. History British rule.

By the late 19th century, the British, through conquest or purchase, occupied most of the forts along the coast. Two major factors laid the foundations of British rule and the eventual establishment of a colony on the Gold Coast: British reaction to the Asante wars and the resulting instability and disruption of trade, and Britain's increasing preoccupation with the.

Pieter de Marees' history of Guinea--originally published in is one of the earliest detailed European descriptions of West African society and an essential reference for anyone interested in the precolonial period.

De Marees wrote primarily about the Gold Coast (Ghana), but his work also covers Cape Verde (Senegal), Benin (Nigeria), and Cape Lopez (Gabon). Although treaties were signed with rulers byactual British control of northern and southern Nigeria was not attained until Colonial rule lasted until and was resisted in various.

British Rule and Rural Protest in Southern Ghan, New York: Peter Lang.). For an inexplicable reason, it was suggested at the meeting that in addition to Cape Coast, Accra and Kumasi would serve as military training centers for recruits. See The Leader, 20 January 8. Ghana succumbed to attacks by its neighbors in the 11th century, but its name and reputation endured.

Inwhen the leaders of the former British colony of the Gold Coast sought an appropriate name for their newly independent state—the first black African nation to gain its independence from colonial rule—they named their new country after ancient Ghana.

British Rule and Rural Protest in Southern Ghana (Society and Politics in Africa, Vol. 11) Moses Danquah: The birth of the Second Republic: P. Shinnie: Archaeology of Gonja, Ghana.

Guyana, country located in the northeastern corner of South America. Indigenous peoples inhabited Guyana prior to European settlement, and their name for the land, guiana (“land of water”), gave the country its name.

Present-day Guyana reflects its British and Dutch colonial past and its reactions to that past. It is the only English-speaking country of South America.

(),British Rule and Rural Protest in Southern Ghana (), and A Study on African Nationalism (). Mônica Lima is a doctoral student in History at Fluminense Federal University, teaches history at Cap/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and at the Humanities Institute/Center.

Nigeria - Nigeria - Nigeria as a colony: After the British government assumed direct control of the Royal Niger Company’s territories, the northern areas were renamed the Protectorate of Northern Nigeria, and the land in the Niger delta and along the lower reaches of the river was added to the Niger Coast Protectorate, which was renamed the Protectorate of Southern Nigeria.

Lagos remained. The migrant cocoa-farmers of southern Ghana: a study in rural capitalism. Cambridge, A. ‘ Social banditry in Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) and Mozambique, – an expression of early peasant protest ’, J.

Southern Afr. Studies,4, 1. Isichei, E. The Ibo people and the Europeans A. Nandi resistance to British rule, Ghanaians campaign for independence from British rule, (mainly or initiated by) people of color won 34 of 38 municipal and rural seats.

While Ghana did not become fully independent until (outside of the 2 year success window; for that reason only 4 points were awarded), this election was the turning point and allowed a self. A movement for Irish home rule gained momentum in the late 19th century, and in Irish nationalists launched the Easter Rising against British rule in.

Unexpectedly, upon his arrival, Mugabe encountered a drastically changed Southern Rhodesia. Tens of thousands of black families had been displaced by the new colonial government, and the white population had exploded. The government denied black majority rule, resulting in violent protests.

Mugabe too was outraged by this denial of blacks' rights. His publication includes A History of Chinese Overseas in Africa (Beijing, ), British Rule and Rural Protest in Southern Ghana (New York,), Studies on African Nationalism (Beijing, ), Social History of Chinese Overseas in Africa: Selected Documents, (Hong Kong, ), Ancient Kingdoms in Africa (), etc.

Recent years. Colonial Rule In Ghana In several important ways, the British colonial system in West Africa differed from the neighbouring French pattern. Being contiguous, the entire French West Africa were placed under one administration, headed by a governor-general at the headquarters in Dakar.

On the other hand, probably because her four territories in West Africa were [ ].The subsequent peace treaty required the Asante to renounce any claim to many southern territories.

The Asante also had to keep the road to Kumasi open to trade. From this point on, Asante power steadily declined. The confederation slowly disintegrated as subject territories broke away and as protected regions defected to British rule. General Overviews.

The sources listed in this section offer general overviews of the impact of colonialism on African women. Berger is a concise summary, while articles in Allman, et al. and Hodgson and McCurdy provide a range of research on the colonial era. Sheldon includes several chapters on the colonial era in a text that covers a broader range of history.