ERIC Number: ED213655
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Ghana. Part One-Class Materials. Development Studies No. 1, Third Impression.
Jones, Paula; Bourne, Fay
Background readings and classroom materials dealing with Ghana for use with secondary and college students are provided in this publication. The major historical, social, geographical, and political aspects which have contributed to the present day development of Ghana are examined. The background readings for teachers which comprise section one discuss history, the people, physical geography, farming, forestry, mining, industries, and the distribution and welfare of the population. Section two, which comprises the bulk of the publication, contains reading selections for students. Many maps, charts, and illustrations are included. Some primary sources, mostly newspaper clippings, are included. Students read about many topics including the growth of Ashanti power, the coming of Christianity, the rise of nationalism, old Ghanian music, mean temperature and rainfall, cocoa production, and the Volta River project. The publication also lists several books about Ghana or about development that can be used by students. (Author/RM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Financial support for this project was provided by the Development Education fund of the Ministry of Overseas Development. Some maps, charts and reprints on pages 110-121 may not reproduce clearly from EDRS due to small and broken print type throughout original document.