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2 edition of story of Sierra Leone. found in the catalog.

story of Sierra Leone.

Alexander Peter Kup

story of Sierra Leone.

by Alexander Peter Kup

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Published by Cambridge U.P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

For children.

The Physical Object
Pagination62p.,ill.,20cm
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19161659M

  In a novel, Aminatta Forna writes about the effects of Sierra Leone's civil war on the country's women. She was just 11 when her father was hanged for .   Ishmael Beah was 12 when he was orphaned by Sierra Leone's civil war and recruited as a child soldier. He described the ordeal in his memoir, A Long Way Gone. Now, Beah's debut novel.

WATCH the film above. In Sierra Leone’s civil war, young girls were captured, raped, forced to take up arms and kill innocent civilians. More than a decade later, they share their stories, and. A history of Sierra Leone, Volume 1 Modern revivals in African studies A History of Sierra Leone, Christopher Fyfe: Author: Christopher Fyfe: Publisher: Oxford University Press, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Apr 7, Length: pages: Subjects: Sierra Leone: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Children, Education and Empire in Early Sierra Leone: Left in Our Hands (Global Africa) ref-tags-container-link of results for Books: History: Africa: Sierra Leone4/5. All books set in Sierra Leone on Mappit's literary map. We found 57 books set in Sierra Leone.


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Story of Sierra Leone by Alexander Peter Kup Download PDF EPUB FB2

Africa: Mission Work in Sierra Leone, West Africa A United Brethren memorial edition published in of United Brethren missionaries who lost their lives in West Africa serving the church. The book includes biographies (and photos of several) of Isaac Newton.

That makes A Long Way Gone all the more gripping.” ― Christian Science Monitor “In place of a text that has every right to be a diatribe against Sierra Leone, globalization or even himself, Beah has produced a book of such self-effacing humanity that refugees, political fronts and even death squads resolve themselves back into the faces of mothers, fathers and by: A begin-reader book about a day in the life of children growing up in Sierra Leone, West Africa.

The book tells how the children incorporate work and play and still find time at the end of the day to tell stories of warriors. Read more Read less The Amazon Book Review/5(3).

Sierra Leone (sēĕr´ə lēō´nē, lēōn´; sēr´ə lēōn), officially Republic of Sierra Leone, republic ( est. pop. 5,), 27, sq mi (71, sq km), W is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, by Guinea in the north and east, and by Liberia in the south. Freetown is the capital. Land Sierra Leone's mi (km) Atlantic coastline is made up of a belt.

Here, then, as told by Jariatu Sesay, is the amazing story of Sierra Leone. Carol: What happened in Sierra Leone that now requires extraordinary forgiveness. Jariatu: That is very hard to describe. It is one of the most brutal conflicts in recent times.

The war in Sierra Leone raged for nine years. An Interesting Narrative of a Mission Sent to Sierra Leone in Africa by the Methodists in ; to which is prefixed an account of the rise, progress, disasters and present state of that colony, the whole interspersed with a variety of remarkable particulars.

By Thomas Coke, LL.D., General Superintendent of the Missions, Although most of the population is engaged in subsistence agriculture, Sierra Leone is also a mining centre. Its land yields diamonds, gold, bauxite, and rutile (titanium dioxide). Internal conflict crippled the country from the late s onward, culminating in a brutal civil war that took place from to   From being a refugee from Sierra Leone to the United States of America to hitting the world through his music, Kao has had a spectacular career in.

The Sierra Leone estuary became a focal point for trade and interaction between Africans and Europeans because of its exceptional harbor, starting in the midth century. European ships were unable to land along much of the West African coast due to lack of safe anchorage.

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier () is a memoir written by Ishmael Beah, an author from Sierra book is a firsthand account of Beah's time as a child soldier during the civil war in Sierra Leone (s).

Beah was 12 years old when he fled his village after it was attacked by rebels, and he wandered the war-filled country until brainwashed by an army unit that forced him Author: Ishmael Beah.

Storybooks Sierra Leone Storybooks Sierra Leone is a free open educational resource that promotes literacy and language learning in homes, schools, and communities.

It makes 40 stories from the African Storybook available with text and audio in English, French, and the most widely spoken languages of Sierra Leone. Share and enjoy. Literature of Sierra Leone is the collection of written and spoken work, mostly fictional, from Sierra Leone. The coastal west-African country suffered a civil war from until Before the civil war, Sierra Leone had many writers contributing to its literature and since the end of the war the country has been in the process of rebuilding this literature.

This is an overview of some important aspects of the. In this book, J. Sorie Conteh tells the universal story of the preference many societies/cultures in Africa have for more sons in the family than girls.

The story is set in the author’s country, Sierra Leone, and tells the harrowing experience of a mother who tries to fulfil her husband’s desire for more sons. The dates don't add up, say critics of acclaimed book by orphaned survivor of Sierra Leone's war Barbara McMahon in Sydney Sun 20 Jan.

about the war in Sierra Leone and make recommendations to ensure it never happen again. It collected a lot of information about the recent history of Sierra Leone and about the war and its causes and consequences.

Inthe Report, comprising four books of File Size: 2MB. The shocking but inspiring story of Mariatu Kamara, who survived a horrific ordeal by machete-wielding tormentors as a year-old child during Sierra Leone's civil : Mariatu Kamara.

Sierra Leone first became inhabited by indigenous African peoples at least 2, years ago. The dense tropical rainforest partially isolated the region from other West African cultures, and it became a refuge for peoples escaping violence and jihads.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Utting, Francis Arthur James, Story of Sierra Leone.

London ; New York: Longmans, Green, histories of Sierra Leone’s chiefdoms. In this manuscript, we provide those histories. The chieftaincy in Sierra Leone was established inwhen Governor Cardew transformed society by empowering a set of Paramount Chiefs as the sole authority of local government in the newly created Sierra Leone File Size: KB.

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Sierra Leone. Traditional healers help doctors reach patients in Sierra Leone. In a country where most people visit healers, some are stepping in. The Krio people of Sierra Leone are partly descended from former enslaved Africans who fought for the British in the American War of Independence, in exchange for promises of freedom.Sierra Leone History, Language and Culture History of Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone has been inhabited for thousands of years. Previous to Sierra Leone’s discovery by the Portuguese explorer Pedro Da Cintra inthe country was organised in small political units of independent kingdoms.