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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,010 words

Although its relatively small size 92,099 square miles (238,536 sq. km.), has belied its role in African political development over ...

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The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
4,357 words

[To survey dance traditions in Ghana, this entry comprises two articles. The first article provides an overview of ceremonial ...

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
1,428 words

Ghana's history since 1750 can be divided into four periods: independent African polities and the transatlantic slave trade (1750–1807 ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
1,271 words

Dyula (Wangara) traders from the metropolitan districts of Mali were the first Muslims to enter the area of modern Ghana. ...

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Encyclopedia of Africa

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies, History, Regional and National History
Length:
4,578 words
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Known as the Gold Coast until it achieved independence in 1957, the area that is now Ghana was one ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
618 words
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4

The Republic of Ghana faces the Gulf of Guinea in W Africa. This hot country, N of the Equator, was ...

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The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Society and culture
Length:
12,900 words
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Demographics and a Brief Historical Perspective

Robert T. Francoeur

A. Demographics

Ghana, on the southern coast of West Africa, is

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Akwasi P. Osei

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,104 words

Its relatively small size (92,099 square miles, 238,536 square kilometers) notwithstanding, Ghana has played a significant role in the politics ...

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The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
1,351 words

The country has a population of about 19.3 million made up of peoples from around 44 different ethnic groups with ...

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