Historical Book Collections on Ghana (Formerly Gold Coast)

These are some of my favourite book collections on Ghana (formerly the Gold Coast)

  1. A Political History of Ghana. The Rise of Gold Coast Nationalism 1850-1928 by David Kimble
  2. Ghana: Evolution and Change in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries by A. Adu Boahen
  3. Lawyers in Gold Coast Politics c. 1900-1945. From Mensah Sarbah to J.B. Danquah By Edsman, Björn M.
  4. Ghana’s First Republic 1960-1966: The Pursuit of the Political Kingdom by Trevor Jones
  5. Makers of Modern Ghana (Volume One). By Sampson, Magnus J
  6. Gold Coast Men of Affairs: (Past and Present) (The Colonial History Series) by Magnus J. Sampson (Author), J.B. Danquah (Introduction)
  7. The Political History of Ghana (1950-2013): The Experience of a Non-Conformist by Dr. Obed Yao Asamoah
  8. African Capitalism The Struggle for Ascendency by Paul T Kennedy
  9. Colonialism and Underdevelopment in Ghana by Rhoda Howard
  10. How Europe Underdeveloped Africa by Walter Rodney
  11. Gold Coast to Ghana Paperback by Colin Russell
  12. Gold Coast Diaries: Chronicles of Political Officers in West Africa  edited by Thora Williamson, Anthony Hamilton Millard Kirk-Greene
  13. The Gold Coast Handbook 1937 by HM Government
  14. An Outline of Asante History by Osei Kwadwo
  15. Ghana, the Road to Independence, 1919-1957 by F. M. Bourret
  16. The Gold Coast Encyclopaedia
  17. Transaction of the Historical Society of Ghana
  18. Selected Speeches of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah First President of the Republic of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah, 1961, Ghana
  19. Gallery of Gold Coast Celebrities, 1632-1958, Volumes 1-3  by Isaac S. Ephson
  20. Murder and Politics in Colonial Ghana by Richard Rathbone
  21. Africa Under Colonial Domination 1880-1935 edited by A. Adu Boahen, UNESCO International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa

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Theo Acheampong
Theo is an economist and social media enthusiast who provides regular commentary on socioeconomic and political developments in Ghana and Africa at large. Theo is passionate about leadership, entrepreneurship and the role of innovative technologies in solving Africa's developmental challenges.