Articles & Chapters 1968 to 1989

ARTICLES in refereed journals, CHAPTERS in edited volumes and published papers.


‘Africa: the Last Continent’, ‘Conflict in the Cape’, ‘The struggle for South Africa’, ‘The Tropical Colonies ‘ and ‘Africa: the wind of change’. in Christopher Bayly (ed) Atlas of the British Empire; a new perspective on the British empire from 1500 to the present. Hamlyn/Amazon, London.pp. 86-91, 106-110, 147-151, 198-203 and 233-238.

‘Introduction ’ ( with Donal Cruise O'Brien) in Contemporary West African States. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge . pp 1-12.

‘A murder in the colonial Gold Coast; law and politics in the 1940s’ in The Journal of African History. Vol. 30. no. 3. pp. 445 -462.


‘Development and under-development in the study of Africa’ in P.M.Larby.(ed) New Directions in African bibliography. SCOLMA, London. pp.31-41.

‘Resistance to enslavement in West Africa’ in De la traite a l'esclavage. Actes du Colloque internationale sur la traite des noirs. Serge Daget (ed). Nantes. Centre de Recherche sur l'Histoire du Monde Atlantique; Paris, Societé Francaise d'histoire d'Outre-mer. Tome I..Ve-XVIIIe siecles. pp 357-380.


‘West Africa since independence ‘ in J.Ajayi and M.Crowder (eds) A history of West Africa. Vol II. (Second edition). Longman, London. pp 774-808.

‘Ghana : thirty years on’ in History Today. vol.37. no.3. March. pp 5-8.

‘Television apartheid’ [ Review article] in The South African Review of Books. 1. July. pp 6-8.


‘Introduction’ (with David Killingray) to Africa and the Second World War. Macmillan, London. pp 1-21.
‘Some thoughts on resistance to enslavement in Africa’ in Gad Heuman (ed) Out of the house of bondage; runaways, resistance and marronage in Africa and the New World. Frank Cass, London. pp 10-23.
‘History and politics ‘ in Ilse Sternberg and Patricia Larby (eds) African Studies The British Library, London. pp.20-30.


‘Resistance to enslavement in West Africa’ in Slavery and Abolition. vol.6. no. 3. pp 9-23.


‘Parties' socio-economic bases and regional differentiation in the rate of change in Ghana’ in P.Lyon and J.Manor (eds ) Transfer and transformation. Leicester University Press, Leicester. pp 143-156.


‘The history of the family in Africa: introduction’ (with Shula Marks) in The Journal of African History. Vol 24. no. 2. pp 145-161.

‘The colonial legacy’ in Margaret Cornell (ed) Africa and Europe. Royal Institute of International Affairs, London. pp.1-27.


‘ Introduction’ (with Shula Marks) to Industrialisation and Social Change in South Africa; African class formation, culture and consciousness, 1870-1930. Longman, London. pp. 1-44.


‘Slavery in pre-colonial Africa’ in Raphael Samuel (ed) People's history and socialist theory. Routledge, London. pp 300-313.


‘Black man's burden - white man's legacy.’ [Review article] in The Times Higher Education Supplement. 24th October. no 416. pp 11-13.

‘Ideologies’ in Roland Oliver and Michael Crowder (eds) The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Africa. CUP. pp. 262-265.


‘The people and Soweto’ [Review article] in Journal of Southern African Studies. Vol 6. no. 1. pp 123-133.

‘White men, black boys.’ [Review article] in The New Statesman. Vol 98, no.2524. 3rd August. pp 166-168.


‘Ghana.’ in John Dunn (ed) West African States; failure and promise. C.U.P. pp. 21-36.

‘World War I and Africa; an introduction.’ in The Journal of African History. Vol 19. no. 1. pp 1-10.


‘Students and politics in South Africa’ in The Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics. Vol XV. no. 2. pp 100-112.


‘Introduction’ to The population factor in African studies. London. pp 1-27.


‘Introduction’ to Government publications relating to the Gold Coast, 1846-1957... New York. pp 1-20.


‘Businessmen in politics: party struggle in Ghana’ in The Journal of Development Studies. Vol 9. no. 3. pp 390-402.

‘France and Africa’ in Current History. Vol 64. no. 379. pp 106-114.


‘Politics and education in Ghana’ in Dieter Oberndorfer (ed) Africana Collecta. Freiburg. pp 20-33.

‘Politics and factionalism in Ghana’ in Current History. Vol. 60. no. 355. pp 157-168.

‘Kwame Nkrumah’ in Graham Tayar (ed) Personality and Power. BBC Publications. London. pp 63-76.


‘Ghana’ ( with Dennis Austin) in Colin Legum (ed) Africa Handbook. Harmondsworth. pp. 280-296.


‘The government of the Gold Coast after the Second World War’. in African Affairs. vol. 67. no. 2. pp. 209-218.

‘Opposition in Ghana: the National Liberation Movement.’ in Opposition in the new African States. Institute of Commonwealth Studies Collected seminar papers series. no.4. pp 28-55.

‘Trades unions and politics in Ghana’ (with Dennis Austin) in Labour unions and political organizations. Institute of Commonwealth Studies seminar paper series no 5. pp 83-108.