Nana Yaw Boampong Sapong

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Education or Qualification:

Ph.D. (History), Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA, 2004 - 2009

M.A. (History), Central Michigan University, USA, 2002 - 2004

B.A. (History and English), University of Ghana, 1997 - 2000

 

Research interests: 

Sub-discipline(s):       

Social History, Intellectual History, Military History.

Themes:                      

Social Movements and Democratization.

History of Higher Education in Africa.

Nationalism and the Politics of Decolonization.

History of the Ghana Armed Forces.

Pre-Colonial and Colonial Political Economy of Ghana.

 

Publications:

Books Edited

Sapong, N.Y.B. & J.O. Pohl. (eds.) (2014). Replenishing history: New directions to historical research in the 21st century in Ghana. Banbury, Oxfordshire: Ayebia Clarke. ISBN 9780992843601.

 

Book Chapters

Sapong, N.Y.B. & Harsanyi, D.P. (2018). Colonial dynamics of development in Ghana and Italy: A comparative historical perspective. In P. Quartey et al. (Eds.), Multidisciplinary perspectives on transformation in Africa (pp. 337-363). Accra: Sub-Saharan Publishers. ISBN 9789988550196.

 

Sapong, N.Y.B. (2016). Framing Contentious Politics in the Gold Coast: the Nkrumah Contingency, 1948 – 1951. in Bea Lundt and Christoph Marx (eds) Kwame Nkrumah Today, (Stuttgart: Verlag Franz Steiner) Ranke Gesellschaft.

 

Baku, D.E.K, Sapong, N.Y.B., and Amoah-Boampong, C. (2014). “Bridging the Ivory Tower: Professional history, Scholarship, and Public Engagement in Ghana” in Samuel Adjei-Mensah, Joseph Ayee, and Abena Oduro (eds.), Changing Perspectives on the Social Sciences in Ghana, (Dordrecht: Springer), 33-49. ISBN 9780992843601.

 

Sapong, N.Y.B. (2014). “Students at the Barricades: the 1960s and the Revival of Student Radicalism in Ghana” in Sapong, N.Y.B., and Otto, P. J., (eds.), Replenishing History: New Directions to Historical Research in the 21st Century in Ghana, (Banbury: Ayebia Clarke Publishing Ltd.), 26-46. ISBN 9780992843601.

 

Sapong, N.Y.B. & Amoako, P. (forthcoming). Women in universities in Africa. In O. Yacob-Haliso & T. Falola (Eds.) The Palgrave handbook of African women’s studies. Palgrave.

 

Baku, D.E.K., Sapong, N.Y.B., and Amoah-Boampong, C. (2014). “Charting a Course for the Historian’s Craft in Ghana” in Sapong, N.Y.B., and Otto, P. J., (eds.), Replenishing History: New Directions to Historical Research in the 21st Century in Ghana, (Banbury: Ayebia Clarke Publishing Ltd.), 1-5. ISBN 9780992843601.

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