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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 Doortmont

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana
    • Subjects:
    • Celebrities -- Ghana -- Biography.,
    • Ghana -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [453]-461) and indexes.

      Statementby Michel R. Doortmont.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesAfrican sources for African history,, v. 7
      ContributionsHutchison, Charles Francis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT2506 .D66 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 497 p. :
      Number of Pages497
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3310172M
      ISBN 109004140972
      LC Control Number2004059613
      OCLC/WorldCa56729657

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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 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.

Ghanaian history. Charles Francis Hutchison was born in Cape Coast in His ancestral roots were African, Dutch, and Scottish. Hutchison received his education in the Gold Coast and England. He trained as a surveyor, was a businessman, and by all accounts, a prolific scholar.

The generic architecture of The Pen-Pictures is both collective biography and prosopography. 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 Julyand 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, ).

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