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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 195–230.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Jennifer Blaylock Television in Ghana was born at a radical time when Africans across the continent were boldly inventing systems of governance resistant to imperialism and racial inequality. Alongside the formation of the new state, the new medium was designed to help realize visions of Pan...
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Figures 1 and 2 Large crowds gathered at GBC for the inauguration of Ghana Television. Courtesy of Information Services Department, Photo Library, Accra, Ghana. More
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Figures 1 and 2 Large crowds gathered at GBC for the inauguration of Ghana Television. Courtesy of Information Services Department, Photo Library, Accra, Ghana. More
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Figure 5 Puppets at the Japan Broadcasting Corporation studios in Japan. Ghana T.V.: Trip to Japan, 1964. MC476 DuBois PD.84, Shirley Graham Du Bois Papers, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University. More
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Figure 6 Figure 6 Visit to Tokyo Sanyo Electric. “Ghana T.V.: Trip to Japan,” 1964. MC476 DuBois PD.83, Shirley Graham Du Bois Papers, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University. More
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Figure 7 Tour of the factory. “Ghana T.V.: Trip to Japan,” 1964. MC476 DuBois PD.86, Shirley Graham Du Bois Papers, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University. More
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Figure 4 Members of Parliament, ministers, chiefs, and others in their seats at the inaugural ceremony of Ghana TV. Courtesy of Information Services Department, Photo Library, Accra, Ghana. More
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 February 2022
... but as one medium that exists within a wider field of media. Each essay takes as its focus a case outside of Western Europe and the United States, ranging in location from Eastern Europe to Cuba to Ghana to India to China—even though in many cases a Western context is the necessary interlocutor...
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Figure 3 President Kwame Nkrumah giving his inaugural address. Seated to his right is his wife, Fatimah Nkrumah. Seated behind Fatimah Nkrumah, in Kente cloth, is director of television, Shirley Graham Du Bois. Courtesy of Information Services Department, Photo Library, Accra, Ghana. More
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 221–223.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Culture: Murals, Museums, and the Mexican State. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012. Dunn, Allen, and Thomas F. Haddox, eds. The Limits of Literary Historicism. Knox- ville: University of Tennessee Press, 2012. Feld, Steven. Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra: Five Musical Years in Ghana. Dur- ham...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 47–60.
Published: 01 August 2007
... somewhat short of demonstrating either that there was no such conflict in his father’s case or that, as Appiah allows it to imply, there need never be such a conflict in anyone else’s. Appiah’s father is also quoted as saying, “No one in Ghana is silly enough not to believe in God” (RC, 270...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 93–118.
Published: 01 February 2004
... colonies themselves is the occasion for this sudden recrudescence in anti-imperialist rumination. The opinion prospered that imperialism had in fact survived, although disguised in ‘‘neo-colonialist’’ apparel.35 In 1965, Kwame Nkrumah, presi- dent of the newly independent Ghana, offered...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 85–127.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., the collection of pieces? Oh yes, you must have you have a piece in it. AB : Yes, I have a piece in it, but somebody, a young Canadian at LSE, did a very good thesis on Padmore in Ghana. 5 GL : Well, I was very interested in this thing about the closeness, that you write about, the whole...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 183–210.
Published: 01 February 2009
..., too, saw in the rise of third world movements considerable justification for its view of accelerated historical dynamics. As I will discuss below, deterio- . Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana: The Autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah (New York: Nelson Press, 1957), x. . In 1974, Mao, in an interview...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., was perceived as the key to emancipation. At that time, as I talked to some of the people in those lines, I had thought of anticolonial struggles, of how it must have felt in Ghana in 1957. I understood a little better how Kwame Nkrumah could say, with all sincerity, “Seek ye first the political...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 February 2009
... the worker It was this cumulative history which the police officer was acting out. At the level of global polity, the process of anticolonial politics, begin- ning with the political independence of India and Ghana in the wake of World War II, shattered the European colonial...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 201–226.
Published: 01 August 2006
... at which the sun stands at its highest point in the sky at the same time. So when the sun stands at its highest point in the sky in Cambridge or London, it also does so in Oran, Algeria, and in Accra in Ghana (all three at 0 when it is noon in Kiev, it is also noon in Cairo (both at approximately 30...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 105–135.
Published: 01 February 2022
... of Hollywood executives offers a telling snapshot of the place of cinema in postcolonial imaginary in general. Together with India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, Egypt's President Abdel Nasser, Yugoslavia's President Josip Tito, and Ghana's President Kwame Nkrumah, Sukarno tried to forge a bloc...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 107–141.
Published: 01 February 2016
... place in ethno- musicology, in large part because of the rise of popular music studies and 63. Steven Feld, Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra: Five Musical Years in Ghana (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012), 7. 64. Steven Feld, “Introduction to the Third Edition,” in Sound and Sentiment: Birds...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 45–78.
Published: 01 August 2000
... scientific accomplishments, his merits in the Struggle for the Independence of African Peoples, and his service to preserve world peace The actual speech downplayed Du Bois’s commitment to the independence movement in Africa, which had been in full swing since 1957, when Ghana had declared itself...