Rouse-Jones, Margaret D. and Estelle M. Appiah, eds.

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Rouse-Jones, Margaret D. and Estelle M. Appiah, eds. (foreword by Kwesi Kwaa Prah). Returned Exile: A Biography of George James Christian of Dominica and the Gold Coast, 1869-1940. Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press, 2016, pp. 300, ISBN: 978-976-640-588-5.

This is the first full-length biography of George James Christian, originally from Dominica. He qualified as a barrister-at-law in London, participated in the first Pan African conference and migrated to the Gold Coast in 1902 where he made his home and developed an extended family (he ensured that his children were well educated and they followed his tradition of service to the community). Shortly after his arrival in the Gold Coast, he established a legal practice that successfully served a wide range of clients. His friendship with the renowned Dr. James Kwegyir Aggrey, as expressed in their correspondence...

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