The Ghana revolution background account from a personal perspective by Kofi Awoonor

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Published by Oases Publishers in Bronx, N.Y. (P.O. Box 125, Bronx 10451) .

Written in English

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  • Ghana

Subjects:

  • Awoonor, Kofi, 1935-,
  • Authors, Ghanaian -- Biography.,
  • Ghana -- Politics and government -- 1957-1979.,
  • Ghana -- History -- Coup d"état, 1981 -- Causes.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementKofi Awoonor.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT512 .A96 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2605684M
LC Control Number85165480

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