Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought and Politics

An African-Centered Paradigm for the Second Phase of the African Revolution

By Kwame Botwe-Asamoah

© 2005 – Routledge

264 pages

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Paperback: 9780415649537
pub: 2012-07-27
Hardback: 9780415948333
pub: 2005-03-08

About the Book

This study critically synthesizes and analyses the relationship between Kwame Nkrumah's politico-cultural philosophy and policies as an African-centered paradigm for the post-independence African revolution. It also argues for the relevance of his theories and politics in today's Africa.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Raison d'Etre of Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought 2. Critical Discourse on Kwame Nkrumah's Life and Works 3. Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought 4. The Political Policies of Kwame Nkrumah 5. Post-Independence Political Policies 6. Nkrumah's Cultural Polices: The State and the Arts 7. Nkrumah's Cultural Policy: The National Theater Movement and the Academy 8. Conclusion

About the Author

Kwame Botwe-Asamoah is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh.

About the Series

African Studies

History, Politics, Economics and Culture

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Nationalism