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Category:History of Ghana __ an index of articles related to Ghana history found in Wikipedia - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:History_of_Ghana

Country History - Ghana __ Nice collection of resources about the history of Ghana. - From africanhistory.about.com - http://africanhistory.about.com/od/ghana/Ghana.htm 

Ghana@50 - Official Website For The 50th Independence Anniversary ... __ A detailed, multi-page history of Ghana from ancient times to current. - illustrated - From Government of Ghana - http://www.ghana50.gov.gh/history/

Ghana History __ "Evidence of settlements along the Ghanaian coast dates back some 40,000 years, but it wasn't until the late 15th century, with the arrival of the Portuguese, that a written history of the area came into being."  You will find a colorful history of Ghana. - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/ghana/history

Ghana History __ "Ghana, until independence from British colonial rule on 6 March 1957, was known as the Gold Coast. The country is named after one of the ancient Sudanese Empires which flourished between the fourth and 10th centuries."  A good overview of Ghana history along with other information about the country. - From iexplore.com - http://www.iexplore.com/dmap/Ghana/History

Ghana - History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations __ General history, legal and political history along with history of Ghana's educational system. - From Net Industries - http://education.stateuniversity.com/pages/539/Ghana.html   

History of Ghana __ "Ghana was previously called the Gold Coast, but was renamed Ghana upon independence in 1957, because of directions that the inhabitants were descended from migrants who moved south from the ancient Ghana Empire."  You will find an encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Ghana

History of Ghana __ "Little is known of the small African kingdoms in the region between the Tano and Volta rivers until the arrival of Europeans in the 15th century. Portuguese navigators, working their way down the west African coast, reach this area in 1471 and build a fortress at Elmina in 1482."  If you want a concise look at the history, then you have found it. - From historyworld.net - http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ad43

History of Ghana __ A brief essay about the history of Ghana. - From africawithin.com - http://www.africawithin.com/tour/ghana/history_of_ghana.htm

 

History of Ghana __ "The Republic of Ghana is named after the medieval Ghana Empire of West Africa. The actual name of the Empire was Wagadugu. Ghana was the title of the kings who ruled the kingdom."  A general history of Ghana with text embedded links to more detail and other resources. - From ghanaweb.com - http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/history/ 

History of Ghana __ An essay covering the main points of Ghanian history. - From historyofnations.net - http://www.historyofnations.net/africa/ghana.html

History of Ghana __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of the country of Ghana." - From history1900s.about.com - http://history1900s.about.com/library/world/blxghana.htm

The Jewish Virtual History Tour: Ghana __ "The first traces of Judaism in Ghana appeared in 1976, thanks to a Ghanaian man named Aaron Ahomtre Toakyirafa. Living in the community of Sefwi Sui in Western Ghana, Toakyirafa had a vision and "spoke with spirits" driving him to believe that he and his fellow Ghanaian's were indeed descendants of the Lost Tribes of Israel."  A history of Jewish People and Ghana. - illustrated - From jewishvirtuallibrary.org - http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/ghana.html

Political and Economic History of Ghana __ "The history of Ghana is one of sadness and tragedy, of unnecessay tragedy. The post-independence history is that not uncommon case of a charismatic leader feeding the populace on a fantasy that it takes decades to recover from. ..."  A good overview of modern Ghana history. - illustrated - From Thayer Watkins __ http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/ghana.htm

Timeline: Ghana __ An annotated timeline of important events in Ghana's history. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/country_profiles/1023444.stm

 

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