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pen-pictures of modern Africans and African celebrities by Charles Francis Hutchison a collective biography of elite society in the Gold Coast Colony by Michel R. Doortmont

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Published by Brill in Leiden .
Written in English


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Statementby Michel R. Doortmont.
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LC ClassificationsCT
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 502 p. :
Number of Pages502
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22620534M
ISBN 109004140972

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In the late s the Gold Coast businessman Charles Francis Hutchison published the first volume of his book titled The Pen-Pictures of Modern Africans and African Celebrities. The book contains. The Pen-Pictures of Modern Africans and African Celebrities is a prosopography or collective biography of prominent (Euro-)African families on what was then the British Gold Coast, written by the prominent Gold Coast African Charles Francis Hutchison around Country: Gold Coast.   In the late s the Gold Coast businessman Charles Francis Hutchison published the first volume of his book titled The Pen-Pictures of Modern Africans and African Celebrities. The book contains biographical sketches of Ghanaians that were important in business, in society and the church, in government, and in (nationalist) politics, both from Hutchison’s own time and from the Cited by: 6. Charles Francis Hutchison's The Pen-Pictures of Modern Africans and African Celebrities, Volume I, exemplifies this purview and hence should be celebrated by students of Ghanaian history and society. In this regard, we should thank Michel Doortmont for making Hutchison's book accessible to a larger audience at a time when efforts are being made to rethink Ghanaian history.

  In the late s the Gold Coast businessman Charles Francis Hutchison published the first volume of his book titled The Pen-Pictures of Modern Africans and African Celebrities. The book contains biographical sketches of Ghanaians that were important in business, in society and the church, in government, and in (nationalist) politics, both from Hutchison's own time and from the 5/5(1).   1. This paper is a revised version of a paper presented at the AEGIS Conference in London on 29 June-2 July , and leans heavily on the introduction of my book The Pen-Pictures of Modern Africans and African Celebrities by Charles Francis Hutchison: A Collective Biography of Elite Society in the Gold Coast Colony (Leiden, ). Research for this article was funded by NWO Author: Michel R. Doortmont.   Doortmont, Michel R., The Pen-Pictures of Modern Africans and African Celebrities by Charles Francis Hutchison: A Collective Biography of Elite Society in the Gold Coast Colony (Leiden/Boston: Brill, ).   The debut list of The 40 Most Powerful Celebrities In Africa includes actors, cerebral authors, musicians, movie producers, supermodels, TV personalities and athletes, drawn from all across Africa Author: Mfonobong Nsehe.

"In the late s the Gold Coast businessman Charles Francis Hutchison published the first volume of his book titled The Pen-Pictures of Modern Africans and African Celebrities. The book contains biographical sketches of Ghanaians who were important in business, in society, in the church, in government, and in (nationalist) politics, both from Hutchison's own time and from the nineteenth century.   3. Nelson Mandela. Born in Mveso, Transkei, South Africa in , Nelson Mandela is known for his fight against apartheid in South Africa. He was the president of South Africa . Get this from a library! The pen-pictures of modern Africans and African celebrities by Charles Francis Hutchison: a collective biography of elite society in the Gold Coast Colony. [Michel Doortmont; Charles Francis Hutchison] -- The Pen-Pictures is a well-known source for the history of the Gold Coast, modern Ghana, cited and quoted by both professional historians and interested lay-people. The pen-pictures of modern Africans and African celebrities by Charles Francis Hutchison. Boston, MA: Brill. [Google Scholar], p. 14 Repeated in The Lagos Janu , p. 7. 15 Van Hein was also manager of the newspaper The Gold Coast : Courtnay Micots.