Timeline of Accra

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Accra, Ghana.

17th-19th centuries[edit]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b David P. Johnson Jr. (2010). "Ga". In Kwame Anthony Appiah; Henry Louis Gates. Encyclopedia of Africa. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195337709. 
  2. ^ a b c David P. Johnson Jr. (2010). "Accra, Ghana". In Kwame Anthony Appiah; Henry Louis Gates. Encyclopedia of Africa. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195337709. 
  3. ^ a b Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Springfield, Mass., USA: G. & C. Merriam Co., 1960, OCLC 3832886 
  4. ^ "Accra", Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed.), New York: Encyclopaedia Britannica Co., 1910, OCLC 14782424 
  5. ^ Kobena Mercer (2010). "African Photography". In Kwame Anthony Appiah; Henry Louis Gates. Encyclopedia of Africa. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195337709. 
  6. ^ Official Year-book of the Church of England, 1897. London. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f "Historical Background". Accra Metropolitan Assembly. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h Florence M. Bourret (1952). The Gold Coast: A Survey of the Gold Coast and British Togoland, 1919-1951 (2nd ed.). Stanford University Press. 
  9. ^ A. Adu Boahen, ed. (1990), Africa Under Colonial Domination, 1880-1935, Unesco, ISBN 9789231017131 
  10. ^ a b "About Us". University of Ghana. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  11. ^ Jennifer Hasty (2005), The Press and Political Culture in Ghana, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253345243 
  12. ^ "About Us". Ghana Library Board. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  13. ^ a b World Guide to Libraries (25th ed.), De Gruyter Saur, 2011, ISBN 9783110230710 
  14. ^ Albert S. Gerard, ed. (1986). European-language Writing in Sub-Saharan Africa. Budapest: Akademiai Kiado. ISBN 9630538342. 
  15. ^ a b Mark Crinson (2003), "Dialects of internationalism: architecture in Ghana, 1945-66", Modern Architecture and the End of Empire, Ashgate Publishing, ISBN 9780754635109 
  16. ^ "Museums". Accra: Ghana Museums and Monuments Board. Retrieved 25 May 2013. 
  17. ^ Martin Banham et al., ed. (1994). "Ghana". Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0521411394. 
  18. ^ "Drama Studio". University of Ghana. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  19. ^ a b c Agbenyega Adedze (2003). "Accra, Ghana". In Dickson Eyoh and Paul Tiyambe Zeleza. Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century African History. Routledge. ISBN 0415234794. 
  20. ^ Christina Seyd (2002), Die Zivilgesellschaft in Ghana (in German), Hamburg: Institut für Afrika-Kunde, ISBN 392804981X 
  21. ^ "History". Ghana Institute of Journalism. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  22. ^ a b ArchNet.org. "Accra". Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: MIT School of Architecture and Planning. 
  23. ^ "Goethe-Institut Accra". Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  24. ^ "Champ's African 'Love Affair'". Ebony. USA. September 1964. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  25. ^ a b Richard Trillo (2008). Rough Guide to West Africa (5th ed.). Rough Guides Ltd. ISBN 9781405380706. 
  26. ^ "About AAU". Association of African Universities. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  27. ^ Wole Soyinka (1990), "Twice bitten: the fate of Africa's culture products", in Olusegun Obasanjo; Hans d' Orville, Challenges of leadership in African development, New York: Crane Russak, ISBN 0884816699 
  28. ^ Jemima Pierre and Jesse Weaver Shipley (2007). "The intellectual and pragmatic legacy of Du Bois's Pan-Africanism in contemporary Ghana". In Keller et al. Re-cognizing W.E.B. Du Bois in the Twenty-first Century: Essays on W.E.B. Du Bois. Mercer University Press. ISBN 9780881460773. 
  29. ^ a b c "The State of African Cities 2010: Governance, Inequalities and Urban Land Markets". United Nations Human Settlements Programme. 2010. 
  30. ^ "Artists Alliance holds anniversary exhibition". Daily Graphic. 6 April 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  31. ^ International Coalition on Newspapers. "Newspaper Database". Center for Research Libraries. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  32. ^ "Adjiri Blankson gets the nod". Adenta: Modern Ghana. 26 February 2004. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  33. ^ "Accra Metropolitan Assembly". City of Accra. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  34. ^ "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 or more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 2011. United Nations Statistics Division. 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 

Further reading[edit]

Published in the 20th century
  • Accra City handbook. Accra City Council. 1977. 
  • Jones J. Tetteh; C.S. Botchwey, eds. (1989). Accra, capital of Ghana. ISBN 9964905041. 
Published in the 21st century
  • John R. Weeks et al. (2007). "Can we spot a neighborhood from the air? Defining neighborhood structure in Accra, Ghana". GeoJournal 69. 
  • Alex Boakye Asiedu and Godwin Arku (2009). "The rise of gated housing estates in Ghana: Empirical insights from three communities in metropolitan Accra". Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 24. 

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