New perspectives on the Sierra Leone Krio / Mac Dixon-Fyle and Gibril Cole, editors.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Peter Lang, ©2006.
Description
xxiv, 347 pages : maps ; 24 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-329) and index.
Contents
  • Akintola Wyse : creator of the Krio myth / Christopher Fyfe
  • E-thinking the demographic make-up of Krio society / Gibril Cole
  • The Sierra Leone Carrier Corps and Krio responses to recruitment in World War I / Festus Cole
  • We have the cause of Africa at heart : West Indians and African-Americans in 19th century Freetown / Nemata Blyden
  • Rescuing the footnoted : immigrant Krio travails on the Niger, 1865-1926 / Mac Dixon-Fyle
  • Nuggets of Krio wisdom : structure, figurative language, and the construction of meaning in the Krio proverb / Sheikeh Kamarah
  • The Krio language : diglossic and political realities / Abdul Bangura
  • Aborigines and returnees : in search of linguistic and historical meaning in delineations of Sierra Leone's ethnicity and heritage / Joko Sengova
  • Re-lighting Sierra Leonean history : a comparative study of the re-interpretation of aspects of Sierra Leonean history by Syl Cheney-Coker and Yema Lucilda Hunter / Eustace Palmer
  • Creolization and Kriodom : (re) visioning the Sierra Leone experiment / Tom Spencer-Walters
  • Road to freedom : history and the creative imagination / Alex Johnson
  • Women's associations and female education in Sierra Leone / Filomena Steady
  • After partition / John Hargreaves
  • A bibliography of the Freetown/Krio experience / Joyce Dixon-Fyle.
ISBN
  • 0820479373 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780820479378 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
LCCN
2005010688
OCLC
59712434
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