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== Getting started with Ghana research ==
  
 
Ghana with its current borders has only existed for approximately hundred years. Earlier on several kingdoms inhibited the area, each with their own history, which are only briefly mentioned on this page. Similar to most of Africa, the history of pre-colonial Ghana is not known in complete details. This is due to years of neglect from colonisers and western historians, but also has to do with the nature of traditional African storytelling, which is oral (not written). [http://crawfurd.dk/africa/ghana_timeline.htm Read more…]  
 
Ghana with its current borders has only existed for approximately hundred years. Earlier on several kingdoms inhibited the area, each with their own history, which are only briefly mentioned on this page. Similar to most of Africa, the history of pre-colonial Ghana is not known in complete details. This is due to years of neglect from colonisers and western historians, but also has to do with the nature of traditional African storytelling, which is oral (not written). [http://crawfurd.dk/africa/ghana_timeline.htm Read more…]  
  
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*All [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927065 records collections for Ghana] available on FamilySearch.org.
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Africa/Ghana.pdf BYU Research Outline for Ghana]
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/ghana.html Ghana]
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*[http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/amed/ghana/resources/ghana-genealogy.html Genealogy: Ghana]
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/ghana-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Ghana]
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:&nbsp;'''
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*[[Ghana, Census 1982-1984 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ghana, Census 1982-1984 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Ghana, Accra, Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ghana, Accra, Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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Ghana with its current borders has only existed for approximately hundred years. Earlier on several kingdoms inhibited the area, each with their own history, which are only briefly mentioned on this page. Similar to most of Africa, the history of pre-colonial Ghana is not known in complete details. This is due to years of neglect from colonisers and western historians, but also has to do with the nature of traditional African storytelling, which is oral (not written). Read more…

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