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Author Ojukutu-Macauley, Sylvia
Title The Paradoxes of History and Memory in Post-Colonial Sierra Leone
Imprint Blue Ridge Summit : Lexington Books, 2013
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Note Intro -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Rebellious Subjects and Citizens: Writing Subalterns into the History of Sierra Leone -- 3 Clapping With One Hand: The Search for a Gendered "Province of Freedom" in the Historiography of Sierra Leone -- 4 (Re) envisioning the African Diaspora: Historical Memory and Cross-fertilization in Post-colonial Sierra Leone -- 5 Historical Memory, Pan-Africanism, and National Identity -- 6 The Chalmers Commission and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Sierra Leone: Official Inquiries as Historical Memory -- 7 Decolonization and the Rise of Krio Separatism -- 8 The Roots of Military Praetorianism in Sierra Leone -- 9 History and Memory in Contemporary Sierra Leone: Re-inscribing Fragments from an Atlantic Past -- 10 History, Memory, and Post-colonial Sierra Leone -- 11 Sierra Leone at Fifty: Confronting Old Problems and Preparing for New Challenges -- 12 They Hold Up Half the Sky: Prospects and Challenges for Sierra Leonean Women in the Twenty-first Century and Beyond -- Bibliography -- About the Authors
Using Sierra Leone as a case study, this book examines the nature of knowledge production and interpretation of African history since the decade of African independence. This anthology provides critical reflections on major themes such as ethnicity, class, gender, identity formation, nation building, resistance, and social conflict
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ojukutu-Macauley, Sylvia The Paradoxes of History and Memory in Post-Colonial Sierra Leone Blue Ridge Summit : Lexington Books,c2013 9781498520577
Subject Collective memory -- Sierra Leone.;Postcolonialism -- Sierra Leone.;Historiography -- Sierra Leone.;Sierra Leone -- History -- 21st century.;Sierra Leone -- History -- 20th century
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