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Regime failure and the political legitimacy of governments in Ghana : the case of the Acheampong regime, 1972-1979

Tsamenyi, M.

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This is a study of the politics of Ghana under successive military regimes, those of the National Redemption Council (NRC) and the Supreme Military Council (SMC) between January 1972 and June 1979. The NRC came to power in January 1972 through a coup d'etat led by Colonel I.K. Acheampong which toppled the elected Progress Party (PP) government of Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia. In October 1975, the NRC was supplanted by the SMC, and reconstituted in July 1978 under the leadership of General...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorTsamenyi, M.
dc.date.accessioned2017-09-11T06:12:04Z
dc.date.available2017-09-11T06:12:04Z
dc.date.copyright1983
dc.identifier.otherb1123830
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/126279
dc.description.abstractThis is a study of the politics of Ghana under successive military regimes, those of the National Redemption Council (NRC) and the Supreme Military Council (SMC) between January 1972 and June 1979. The NRC came to power in January 1972 through a coup d'etat led by Colonel I.K. Acheampong which toppled the elected Progress Party (PP) government of Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia. In October 1975, the NRC was supplanted by the SMC, and reconstituted in July 1978 under the leadership of General F.W.K. Akuffo.
dc.format.extentiv, 321 leaves
dc.language.isoen
dc.subject.lcshGhana Politics and government 1957-1979
dc.titleRegime failure and the political legitimacy of governments in Ghana : the case of the Acheampong regime, 1972-1979
dc.title.alternativePolitical legitimacy of governments in Ghana: 1972 to 1979
dc.typeThesis (PhD)
local.contributor.supervisorBallard, John
dcterms.valid1983
local.description.notesThesis (Ph.D.)--Australian National University, 1983. This thesis has been made available through exception 200AB to the Copyright Act.
local.type.degreeDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)
dc.date.issued1983
local.contributor.affiliationThe Australian National University
local.identifier.doi10.25911/5d74e251bc742
dc.date.updated2017-09-05T21:58:04Z
local.identifier.proquestYes
local.mintdoimint
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