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New Left Review I/32, July-August 1965

Roger Murray

The Ghanaian Road

Dennis Austin’s recent study of post-war Ghanaian politics, fruit of long residence and activity in Ghana and rich in narrative excitement, deserves a two-fold attention. [1] Politics in Ghana, 1946–60, Dennis Austin.oup 63s. It is by far the most informed account we have or are likely to have of this exemplary decolonization; and it utterly and definitively reveals the sterility of a British liberal-democratic perspective upon the political development of new nations.

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