Colonialism and underdevelopment in northern Ghana

the political sociology of the colonial situation 1900-1950
  • 337 Pages
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  • English
s.n.] , [Toronto
Ghana -- Economic conditions, Ghana -- Social conditions, Ghana -- History -- To
Statementby Nii-K Plange.
ContributionsToronto, Ont. University.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 337, xviii leaves :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21835550M

Focusing on the LoDagaa of northern Ghana and their relationship with British colonialism, Hawkins describes colonialism as an encounter between a world of experience – a world of knowledge, practice, and speech – and "the world on paper" – a world of writing, rules, and a linear concept of by:   Colonialism and Underdevelopment in Ghana, by.

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You must accept the terms and conditions. Add comment Cancel. Submit a : Margaret Peil. Underdevelopment in Northern Ghana: Natural Causes or Colonial Capitalism. Nii-K Plange The 'natural' conditions of soil, climate and even population have been used by several anthropologists and historians to 'explain' the relatively underdeveloped condition of Northern Ghana during the colonial period and its aftennath.

Such. (). Underdevelopment in Northern Ghana: natural causes or colonial capitalism. Review of African Political Economy: Vol. 6, No.pp. Cited by: Environmental change and economic globalization is rendering ineffective the adaptive strategies of poor farmers in northern Ghana.

This book is an important resource for students, researchers. underdevelopment, the uncertainty of life in northern Ghana, and the people there being ‘suspicious of all strangers’ (ibid.

17). These conditions discouraged trade and agriculture and compelled the (post)colonial authorities to adopt measures with the hope of restoring peace and. Science Direct Colonialism and underdevelopment in East Africa: the policies of economic change Printer-friendly version PDF version.

Author: Brett, E.A Colonialism and underdevelopment in East Africa - Google Books East African Law Journal 3 March – Brett, E. Colonialism and Underdevelopment in East. Colonialism and Underdevelopment in East Africa: The Politics of Economic Change (Studies in East African Society and History) [Brett, E.

A] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Colonialism and Underdevelopment in East Africa: The Politics of Economic Change (Studies in East African Society and History)Author: E. A Brett. On the other hand, neighbouring pre-colonial towns to Tamale such as Salaga and Yendi which heavily traded with other West African states especially from from northern Sahelian parts of Africa became economically weaker with the emergence of the transatlantic colonial slave and resource trade in the South of Ghana 6,7.

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Get print book. No eBook available. ; Find in a library Colonialism and Underdevelopment in Guyana, This book, as the title indicates, deals with the colonial history of Northern Ghana, comprising of the Northern, Upper East, and Upper West Regions of Ghana.

It focuses on the acquisition of territory by Great Britain, Germany, and France during the scramble for Africa in 5/5(1). Read "Writing and Colonialism in Northern Ghana The Encounter between the LoDagaa and 'the World on Paper'" by Sean Hawkins available from Rakuten Kobo.

This book presents a new perspective on colonialism in Africa. Drawing on work from a variety of subjects and discipline. - Northern Ghana administratively comprises the three regions of Ghana which lie in the Savanna belt of West Africa and include; Upper West, Upper East and Northern Regions.

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Ghana's Foreign Policy at Independence and Implications for the Coup D'état By Gebe, Boni Yao The Journal of Pan African Studies (Online), Vol. 2, No. 3, March Colonial rule provided an environment in which Christianity, in many forms, spread in many parts of Africa.

While Islam was widespread in Africa prior to the coming of colonialism, it also benefited from colonialism. British and French colonial officials actively discouraged Christian mission work in Moslem areas. Peace and order established by. The British attacked the Ashanti nation in and declared it a colonial territory.

They were not able at that time to control the entire area that is now known as Ghana, but the area of the Ashanti region within Ghana was attacked by the British. 4 Ladouceur, A.P., Chiefs and Politicians: The Politics of Regionalism in Northern Ghana.

London: Longman, 5 Nii-K Piange "Colonialism and underdevelopment in Northern Ghana" (The Political Sociology of the Colonial Situation, ).

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Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis presented to the University of To-ronto, May Today, the political economic patterns initiated during colonial rule, together with the impacts of structural adjustment programs, are still lingering in northern Ghana (Yaro, ). Food. consequences of colonialism were in Africa in the light of plausible counter-factuals.2 We emphasize four basic points that are critical in evaluating the African experience.

First, at a purely factual level the impact of colonialism on development di ered greatly within Africa. The broad pattern. This is an edited book whose themes address the myriad of social, economic, political, cultural, and religious problems that analysts attribute to northern Ghana’s under-development.

This collection of 15 chapters – including the introductory and concluding chapters – is written by seasoned academics, researchers, practitioners, and. Frontmatter was published in Writing and Colonialism in Northern Ghana on page i.

Chapter One. Maps and Narratives was published in Writing and Colonialism in Northern Ghana on page   A number of African scholars have blamed colonialism and external interference for Africa’s underdevelopment.

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Whatever the damage colonialism might have caused to Africa’s prospects, it must be noted that only 11 out of 54 African countries were still under colonial rule as of (50 years ago).

Neo-Colonialism, the Last Stage of imperialism by Kwame Nkrumah particular war may be prevented from leading to a world conflict, the multiplication of similar limited wars can only have one end-world war and the terrible consequences of nuclear conflict.

Neo-colonialism is also the worst form of imperialism. For those who practise it, it means. Colonialism is partly responsible for the underdevelopment of the north.

The colonial masters (British) deliberately denied the people of the north access to formal education. They instead saw the north to be a reservoir for labour supply to the cocoa farms and mines in the south. In his great book, “How Europe Underdeveloped Africa,” many important reasons for the current crisis in Africa can be found.

Rodney traces the development of trade, colonial development, and imperialism as the source and cause of the extreme poverty that now can be seen in Africa, and which is so starkly seen during the current Ebola calamity.

This book gives a voice to a localized group of Africans in Northeastern Ghana and focuses on specific issues the inhabitants had to deal with during the colonial and early post-colonial periods. This is an important contribution to the studies related to female genital mutilation, nudity, human trafficking, and prostitution."—Aliou Ly.

Murder and Politics in Colonial Ghana. George Kweifio-Okai (Fountain Uce Study-Books) Government of Ghana: Nkrumah's Deception of Africa Regionalism and Public Policy in Northern Ghana.

Colonialism and underdevelopment in Guyana, by Alvin O. Thompson,Carib Research & Publications edition, in English.The starting point for discussion is a critical review of the dominant ahistorical, atheoretical, and technocratic conception of the underdevelopment of rural health.

It is argued that the problems of rural health cannot be fully explained without a consideration of Ghana's colonial .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.