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Memories of the slave trade : ritual and the historical imagination in Sierra Leone

Author: Rosalind Shaw
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on fieldwork and archival research, Shaw argues that memories of the slave trade in Sierra Leone have shaped (and been reshaped by) experiences of colonialism, postcolonialsm, and the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosalind Shaw
ISBN: 0226751325 9780226751320
OCLC Number: 876634253
Description: XV, 312 p. ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Rosalind Shaw.

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