Reconstructing the Nation in Africa by Michael Amoah
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Reconstructing the Nation in Africa
By Michael Amoah

Reconstructing the Nation in Africa

The Politics of Nationalism in Ghana

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Reconstructing the Nation in Africa by Michael Amoah

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The established theories and debates on nationalism were formed in the twin crucibles of Eighteenth-century Europe and America, and continue to be informed by that heritage. "Reconstructing the Nation in Africa" challenges some of the key principles that underlie the current debates on nationalism by exploring in depth the experience of multinational states in Africa. Taking Ghana as a case study, Michael Amoah introduces and develops two important new contributions to the theoretical tapestry of nationalism --the "Rationalisation of Nationalism" and "Reconstructing the Nation," concepts that should have wide use and currency in the broader discussion of the national phenomenon. Reconstructing the Nation in Africa argues that the nationhood of Ghana is not rooted in modernity as is generally thought, and attempts to show by analysis of the microbehavior of its population that traditional views on the viability of the multinational state do not necessarily hold true for modern-day Africa.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845112592
ISBN-10: 1845112598
Format: Hardback
(221mm x 145mm x 25mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael Amoah

Michael Amoah is a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), and the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN) based in the London School of Economics (LSE).

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