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Nkrumah"s consciencism

an ideology for decolonization and development

by Charles Adom Boateng

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Published by Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co. in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972.,
    • Socialism -- Africa.,
    • Philosophy, African.,
    • Ghana -- Politics and government -- 1957-1979.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-158) and index.

      StatementCharles Adom Boateng.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHX438.5 .B63 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 158 p. :
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL925818M
      ISBN 100787213969
      LC Control Number95224934

      Consciencism: Philosophy and Ideology for Decolonization, by Kwame Nkrumah. ISBN Octavo, printed ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages. Kwame Nkrumah was the first president and first Prime Minister of Ghana after nation’s independence from British rule. This biography provides detailed information .

      The book CONSCIENCISM finally emerges as a philosophical statement that elucidates and theoretically defends scientific socialist ideology to guide the African Revolution. The Manual, in this portrayal of CONSCIENCISM, sees Consciencism not as solely concerned with the fusion of the three dominant strands of African culture but as a complete.   The first book under review is one written by Kwame Nkrumah himself and is titled “Consciencism: A Philosophy and Ideology for De-Colonization”, published in London in In this book, Nkrumah makes a case for a re-structuring of the African society away from colonialism and towards economic and political success.

        Consciencism: Philosophy and Ideology for Decolonization, by Kwame Nkrumah. ISBN Octavo, printed perfect-bound wraps, pp. Near Fine, with no salient flaws whatsoever; some light cover rubbing and touch edgewear. Sharp, handsome. Nkrumah's effort to translate parts of traditional European socialist philosophy into terms relevant Brand: Monthly Review Press. Get this from a library! Disentangling Consciencism: essays on Kwame Nkrumah's philosophy. [Martin Odei Ajei;] -- This book critically explores the depths of Nkrumah's philosophical thought in order to broaden understanding of it and measures his contributions to contemporary thought in .


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The first book under review is one written by Kwame Nkrumah himself and is titled “Consciencism: A Philosophy and Ideology for De-Colonization”, published in London in In this book, Nkrumah makes a case for a re-structuring of the African society away from colonialism and towards economic and political success.

Consciencism is heavy on the philosophical, but light on the practical application. Kwame Nkrumah was attempting to explain how an independent Ghana needed a guiding philosophy to marry the three dominant features of the society, the traditional African way of life, the Islamic tradition in Africa and a "final segment which represents the infiltration of the Christian tradition and culture of Cited by: Near Fine; see scans and description.

New York: Monthly Review Press, Consciencism: Philosophy and Ideology for Decolonization, by Kwame Nkrumah. ISBN Octavo, printed perfect-bound wraps, pp. Near Fine, with no salient flaws whatsoever; some light cover rubbing and touch edgewear.

Sharp, handsome. Nkrumah's effort to translate parts of traditional European. writing of Panaf Books, nor be otherwise circulated in any form of binding or cover other than that in which it is pub-lished and without a similar condition including this condi-tion being imposed on subsequent publisher.

ISBN 0 90 11 6 Panaf Books 75 Weston Street London SE I 3RS Printed and bound in Great Britain by. KWAME NKRUMAH’S CONSCIENCISM: A PHILOSOPHICAL ANALYSIS ABSTRACT It is popular knowledge that most counties in Africa were at one time or the other under the control of foreign countries after the Berlin conference that partitioned the continent into various parts and acted as guides for the.

Nkrumaism (sometimes Consciencism) is an African socialist political ideology based on the thinking and writing of Kwame h, a pan-Africanist and Marxist–Leninist, served as Prime Minister of the Gold Coast (later Ghana) from until and subsequently as President of Ghana before being deposed by the National Liberation Council in Kwame Nkrumah PC (21 September – 27 April ) was a Ghanaian politician and revolutionary.

He was the first Prime Minister and President of Ghana, having led the Gold Coast to independence from Britain in An influential advocate of pan-Africanism, Nkrumah was a founding member of the Organization of African Unity and winner of the Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union in Consciencism is heavy on the philosophical, but light on the practical application.

Kwame Nkrumah was attempting to explain how an independent Ghana needed a guiding philosophy to marry the three dominant features of the society, the traditional African way of life, the Islamic tradition in Africa and a "final segment which represents the infiltration of the Christian tradition and culture of Reviews: Its title, Disentangling Consciencism, communicates the intellectual gravitas of Nkrumah’s work His first book, Towards Colonial Freedom which describes the nature of colonialism and imperialism and how they can be combatted tooth, nail and claw was written in when Nkrumah was still a student at Lincoln University; two years before he.

Kwame Nkrumah, one of the African statesmen, postulated an ideology known as ‘Consciencism’. This ideology is an exercise in anti-colonialism.

It advocated for a social revolution which was to be brought about by an intellectual revolution. This was clearly articulated in the first sentence of the first chapter of the book. At exactly am forty eight years ago, the Greatest African and most illustrious son and first President of Ghana, Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah crossed over to the shores of.

Consciencism is the philosophical and ideological system enunciated by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah of Africa for the decolonisation of the continent.

This site seeks to simplify, explain and defend the content of his book, Consciencism: Philosophy and Ideology for Decolonisation, against distortion and revisionism for the understanding of the youth in Africa and beyond.

Neo-Colonialism, the Last Stage of imperialism by Kwame Nkrumah Neo-Colonialism, the Last Stage of imperialismKwame Nkrumah Introduction THE neo-colonialism of today represents imperialism in its final and perhaps its most dangerous stage.

Looking for books by Kwame Nkrumah. See all books authored by Kwame Nkrumah, including Handbook of Revolutionary Warfare: A Guide to the Armed Phase of the African Revolution. (Little new world paperbacks), and Consciencism: Philosophy and the Ideology for Decolonization, and more on Book Summary: The title of this book is Consciencism and it was written by Kwame Nkrumah.

This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Monthly Review Press and has a total of pages in the book.

Consciencism is heavy on the philosophical, but light on the practical application. Kwame Nkrumah was attempting to explain how an independent Ghana needed a guiding philosophy to marry the three dominant features of the society, the traditional African way of life, the Islamic tradition in Africa and a "final segment which represents the infiltration of the Christian tradition and culture of /5(26).

Where this book is distributed in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world, this is by Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited, registered in England, company numberof Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 6XS.

Palgrave Macmillan is the global academic imprint of the above companies and has. Consciencism is heavy on the philosophical, but light on the practical application. Kwame Nkrumah was attempting to explain how an independent Ghana needed a guiding philosophy to marry the three dominant features of the society, the traditional African way of life, the Islamic tradition in Africa and a "final segment which represents the infiltration of the Christian tradition and culture of /5(10).

This book examines how Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana's first post-colonial political leader legitimized his rule. It argues that Nkrumah found in religion a way to weld ethnicnically diverse groups with primordial attachments together.

Through his employment he was able to spearhead the building of a nation he named Ghana. Social, anthropological, as well as political theories from Max Weber, Clifford 5/5(1).

A valuable appendix provides the text of speeches delivered at the launch of Consciencism. With insights into numerous dimensions of Nkrumah's philosophy, this volume will be of particular interest to students and scholars of philosophy-especially of non-Western metaphysical, moral and political thought-and to anyone working in the history.

At exactly am forty eight years ago, the Greatest African and most illustrious son and first President of Ghana, Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah crossed over to the shores of the afterlife.

He died in the words of his biographer “in an austere hospital, a chill wind blowing outside” in faraway Bucharest in Romania. His body.I warned about this in my book Consciencism (London and New York,p. ). And yet, socialism in Africa today tends to lose its objective content in favour of a distracting terminology and in favour of a general confusion.

Discussion centres more on the various conceivable types of socialism than upon the need for socialist development.publication of the first edition of Consciencism in.the African Revolution has decisively entered a new.

phase, the phase of armed struggle. In part of our continent, African revolutionaries are either preparing for struggle, or are actively engaged in military against the .