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A political history of The Gambia, 1816-1994 1 edition

A political history of The Gambia, 1816-1994
Arnold Hughes

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A political history of The Gambia, 1816-1994
Arnold Hughes and David Perfect.

Published 2008 by University of Rochester Press, Boydell & Brewer [distributor] in Rochester, N.Y, Woodbridge .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Social and economic setting
Constitutional change in The Gambia, 1816-1994
Merchants and recaptives : the origins of modern politics, 1816-86
Patrician politics in the era of the Forsters, 1886-1941
The establishment of party politics, 1941-59
The "Green Uprising" : the emergence of the People's Progressive Party, 1959-65
Electoral politics, 1965-81
Radical and insurrectionary political challenges, 1965-81
Electoral politics, 1981-94
The Gambia's external relations, 1965-94
The 1994 coup and the Jawara legacy
Appendix A : major constitutional changes, 1816-1994
Appendix B : legislative council election results, 1947-54
Appendix C : general election and by-election results, 1960-93
Appendix D : presidential election results, 1982-92
Appendix E : republic referendum results, 1970
Appendix F : primary sources
Appendix G : newspapers and magazines consulted.

Edition Notes

Originally published: 2006.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 485-511) and index.

Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora


Library of Congress
DT509.5 .H84 2008

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