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Some Essential Features of Nkrumaism
This new and expanded edition is a valuable guide to the political thought of Nkrumah.
Part one, by the editors of The Spark (Accra), deals with Nkrumah’s policies to 1964.
Part Two, by the editors of Panaf Books, concerns the period after 1964.
Of particular significance in the new Part Two is a survey of the very important books written by Nkrumah during the Conakry period between March 1966 and August 1971.
The themes include: forms of the independence struggle; colonialism, imperialism and neocolonialism; economic development; the role of the vanguard party; class struggle; and the unification of Africa.
Kwame Nkrumah was a Ghanaian politician and revolutionary. He was the first prime minister and president of Ghana, having led it to independence from Britain in 1957. An influential advocate of Pan-Africanism, Nkrumah was a founding member of the Organization of African Unity and winner of the Lenin Peace Prize in 1962.