Holden argues that these examples of life writing have had significant influence on the formation of new and often profoundly gendered national identities. During this era there were no registrations for birth and death as there are today and so he did not know exactly when he was born although he was able to make a good guess from the events that occurred before and during his birth. Overseeing the nations independence from British colonial rule in 1957 Nkrumah was the first President of Ghana and the first Prime Minister of Ghana. Ghana the autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah. By Nkrumah Kwame The beginning of the book talks about Kwame Nkrumahs birth and early childhood. Kwame Nkrumah was the first president and first Prime Minister of Ghana after nations independence from British rule. GhanaThe Autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah KWAME NKRUMAH dictated this autobiography to his secretary in the few minutes whenever pos sible that she persuaded him to set aside the multifarious affairs that beset him as Prime Minister and leader of his Party during the crucial period of Ghanas transition to. These narratives constitute the nation less as an imagined. Born on the Gold Coast present-day Ghana the son of a goldsmith and market trader from the Nzima tribe Kwame Nkrumah was educated in the United States and Great Britain. The Autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah Africas 100 Best Books S Special ed by Nkrumah Kwame ISBN. He was the first prime minister and president of Ghana having led it to independence from Britain in 1957. The Autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah. Ad Browse new releases best sellers or classics Find your next favourite book. Freedom Jawaharlal Nehrus An Autobiography and Kwame Nkrumahs Ghana. An influential advocate of Pan-Africanism Nkrumah was a founding member of the Organization of African Unity and winner of the Lenin Peace Prize in 1962. Tight bright clean and especially strong. The autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah National Library of Australia National Library of Australia. Thomas Nelson Sons 1957. 9780901787606 from Amazons Book Store. FREE shipping on qualifying offers.