The Resource Ghana : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by LaVerle Berry

Ghana : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by LaVerle Berry

Label
Ghana : a country study
Title
Ghana
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by LaVerle Berry
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
966.7
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • DT510
  • D410.A732
LC item number
  • .G44 1995
  • G43 1995
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
DT510.G44
NAL item number
1995
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berry, LaVerle Bennette
  • Library of Congress
Series statement
  • Area handbook series,
  • DA pam
Series volume
550-153
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ghana
  • Ghāna
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
Label
Ghana : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by LaVerle Berry
Link
http://www.llmcdigital.org/default.aspx?redir=08394
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-349) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The precolonial period -- Arrival of the Europeans. Early European contact and the slave trade ; Britain and the Gold Coast: the early years -- The colonial era: British rule of the Gold Coast. Colonial administration ; Economic and social development -- The growth of nationalism and the end of colonial rule. Early manifestations of nationalism ; The politics of the independence movements -- Independent Ghana. Nkrumah, Ghana, and Africa ; The growth of opposition to Nkrumah -- The fall of the Nkrumah regime and its aftermath. The national liberation council and the Busia years, 1966-71 ; The national redemption council years, 1972-79 -- Ghana and the Rawlings era. The second coming of Rawlings: The first six years, 1982-87 ; The district assemblies -- Physical setting. Location and size ; Geographical regions ; rivers and lakes ; climate -- Population. Population distribution ; Urban-rural disparities ; Family planning -- Ethnic groups and languages. Language diversity ; major ethnic groups -- Social organization and social change. Traditional patterns of social relations ; Social change ; Urban society ; The position of women -- Religion and society. Christianity and Islam in Ghana ; Traditional religion ; Syncretic religions -- Health and welfare. Health care ; Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) -- Social welfare -- Education . The education system ; Problems in education ; Adult education -- Historical background -- Overview of the current economy -- Structure of the economy. Gross domestic product ; Debt and inflation ; Trade -- Role of the government. The economic recovery program ; State enterprises ; Budgets -- Banking and currency -- Labor force. National requirements ; Income and wages -- Agriculture. Cocoa ; Other commercial crops ; Food crops and livestock ; Forestry ; Fishing -- Mining and petroleum industries. Gold ; Diamonds ; Manganese ; Petroleum exploration -- Manufacturing and tourism. Manufacturing ; Electric power ; Tourism -- Transportation and telecommunications. Roads and railroads ; Ports and shipping ; Civil aviation ; Telecommunications -- Foreign investments and assistance. Investment ; Foreign assistance and loans ; Balance of trade and payments -- Growth trends and potential -- The Provisional National Defence Council. The political scene under the PNDC ; Revolutionary organs -- The transition from military rule to democratic government. Political ferment under the PNDC ; Interest groups and national politics ; District assembly elections ; Charting the political transition ; Presidential elections ; Parliamentary elections -- The fourth republic. The 1992 constitution ; The judiciary ; The civil service ; The media ; Regional and local government -- Political dynamics under the fourth republic. Launching the fourth republic ; Developing democratic institutions -- Foreign relations. Guiding principles and objectives ; Relations with immediate African neighbors ; The organization of African unity and the rest of Africa ; Britain and the Commonwealth ; The United States ; Other countries ; International organizations -- Future democratic prospects -- International security concerns -- Internal security concerns -- The armed forces in national life. The armed forces in the part ; The development of the modern army -- The military and the government. The National Liberation Council, 1966-69 ; The Acheampong regime, 1972-78 ; The Akuffo coup, 1978 ; The 1979 coup and the first Rawlings government ; The 1981 coup and the second Rawlings government -- The military and the economy -- Armed forces mission, organization, and strength -- Military manpower, training, and morale. Uniforms, ranks, and insignia -- Foreign military assistance. Britain ; Canada ; Soviet Union ; German Democratic Republic ; China ; Israel ; United States ; Italy ; Libya -- State security services -- Criminal justice. Criminal code and courts ; Prison system -- Human rights -- Military trends
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxix, 382 pages)
Form of item
online
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
LLMC Digital Library Collection
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
08-394
System control number
  • (OCoLC)605380712
  • (OCoLC)ocn605380712
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Ghana : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by LaVerle Berry
Link
http://www.llmcdigital.org/default.aspx?redir=08394
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-349) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The precolonial period -- Arrival of the Europeans. Early European contact and the slave trade ; Britain and the Gold Coast: the early years -- The colonial era: British rule of the Gold Coast. Colonial administration ; Economic and social development -- The growth of nationalism and the end of colonial rule. Early manifestations of nationalism ; The politics of the independence movements -- Independent Ghana. Nkrumah, Ghana, and Africa ; The growth of opposition to Nkrumah -- The fall of the Nkrumah regime and its aftermath. The national liberation council and the Busia years, 1966-71 ; The national redemption council years, 1972-79 -- Ghana and the Rawlings era. The second coming of Rawlings: The first six years, 1982-87 ; The district assemblies -- Physical setting. Location and size ; Geographical regions ; rivers and lakes ; climate -- Population. Population distribution ; Urban-rural disparities ; Family planning -- Ethnic groups and languages. Language diversity ; major ethnic groups -- Social organization and social change. Traditional patterns of social relations ; Social change ; Urban society ; The position of women -- Religion and society. Christianity and Islam in Ghana ; Traditional religion ; Syncretic religions -- Health and welfare. Health care ; Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) -- Social welfare -- Education . The education system ; Problems in education ; Adult education -- Historical background -- Overview of the current economy -- Structure of the economy. Gross domestic product ; Debt and inflation ; Trade -- Role of the government. The economic recovery program ; State enterprises ; Budgets -- Banking and currency -- Labor force. National requirements ; Income and wages -- Agriculture. Cocoa ; Other commercial crops ; Food crops and livestock ; Forestry ; Fishing -- Mining and petroleum industries. Gold ; Diamonds ; Manganese ; Petroleum exploration -- Manufacturing and tourism. Manufacturing ; Electric power ; Tourism -- Transportation and telecommunications. Roads and railroads ; Ports and shipping ; Civil aviation ; Telecommunications -- Foreign investments and assistance. Investment ; Foreign assistance and loans ; Balance of trade and payments -- Growth trends and potential -- The Provisional National Defence Council. The political scene under the PNDC ; Revolutionary organs -- The transition from military rule to democratic government. Political ferment under the PNDC ; Interest groups and national politics ; District assembly elections ; Charting the political transition ; Presidential elections ; Parliamentary elections -- The fourth republic. The 1992 constitution ; The judiciary ; The civil service ; The media ; Regional and local government -- Political dynamics under the fourth republic. Launching the fourth republic ; Developing democratic institutions -- Foreign relations. Guiding principles and objectives ; Relations with immediate African neighbors ; The organization of African unity and the rest of Africa ; Britain and the Commonwealth ; The United States ; Other countries ; International organizations -- Future democratic prospects -- International security concerns -- Internal security concerns -- The armed forces in national life. The armed forces in the part ; The development of the modern army -- The military and the government. The National Liberation Council, 1966-69 ; The Acheampong regime, 1972-78 ; The Akuffo coup, 1978 ; The 1979 coup and the first Rawlings government ; The 1981 coup and the second Rawlings government -- The military and the economy -- Armed forces mission, organization, and strength -- Military manpower, training, and morale. Uniforms, ranks, and insignia -- Foreign military assistance. Britain ; Canada ; Soviet Union ; German Democratic Republic ; China ; Israel ; United States ; Italy ; Libya -- State security services -- Criminal justice. Criminal code and courts ; Prison system -- Human rights -- Military trends
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxix, 382 pages)
Form of item
online
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
LLMC Digital Library Collection
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
08-394
System control number
  • (OCoLC)605380712
  • (OCoLC)ocn605380712
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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