Download PDF by Magbaily C. Fyle: Historical Dictionary of Sierra Leone (Historical

By Magbaily C. Fyle

ISBN-10: 0810853396

ISBN-13: 9780810853393

Sierra Leone used to be based, albeit below British keep watch over, with the top hopes of being a shelter for liberated Africans and freed slaves. while the rustic bought its independence, hopes for the long run grew even greater. regrettably, its expectancies got here crashing down whilst the country's state of affairs grew progressively worse after repeated army interventions and a devastating ten-year civil conflict that raged during the Nineteen Nineties. Now that the warfare is over, there's once more renewed reason for optimism concerning the country's destiny, as Sierra Leone turns into an lively player in African and global affairs. This new version is predicated totally on contemporary examine at the kingdom, yet covers the earliest recognized population, the colonial period, and the interval of independence together with the very complicated turmoil of the new earlier. The chronology in short lines its heritage and the creation offers a vital evaluate of all of the fresh advancements within the nation. 1000's of cross-referenced dictionary entries describe major leaders, occasions, political events and routine, ethnic teams, and similar political, monetary, and social points. A bibliography is integrated to facilitate additional research.

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