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The Temne of Sierra Leone : African agency in the making of a British colony

Author: Joseph J Bangura
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom, New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, [2017]
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An in-depth study examining the agency and influence of indigenous Temne-speakers in the making of the Sierra Leone Colony.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Bangura, Joseph J.
The Temne of Sierra Leone.
Cambridge, United Kingdom, New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017034650
(OCoLC)989057200
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph J Bangura
ISBN: 9781108182010 1108182011 9781108195751 110819575X
OCLC Number: 1008888998
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Historical epistemology --
Introduction: Rethinking history and Freetown historiography --
Frontiers of identity: the Creoles and the politics of belonging --
Beyond the colonial Sphinx: African agency in the making of the colony --
Realpolitik and boundaries of power: the Temne in local administration --
Intergroup relations and genealogies of conflict: the Temne and Freetonian dichotomy --
Ethnocentrism and new frames of popular culture --
Temne cultural associations and popular representations --
Islamic triumphalism in a Christian colony: Temne agency in the spread and Sierra Leonization of Islam --
From the margins to the center: the role of Temne market women traders --
Conclusion: Nexus of microhistory: new perspective on the colony's historical landscape.
Other Titles: African agency in the making of a British colony
Responsibility: Joseph J. Bangura.

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