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Author Paracka, Daniel J., 1962-

Title The Athens of West Africa [electronic resource] : a history of international education at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone / Daniel J. Paracka Jr.

Imprint New York ; London : Routledge, 2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 324 p. : ill.
Series African studies : history, politics, economics, and culture
African studies (Routledge (Firm))
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-317) and index.
Contents Founding a Christian institution, 1787-1840 -- An African-American principal : the returned diasporan influence, 1840-1864 -- Contesting visions of a West African university, 1864-1876 -- Krio resistance and pan-Africanism : the roots of African studies, 1877-1908 -- An era of rising nationalism, 1908-1937 -- The scramble out of Africa : colonial development, 1938-1960 -- African studies and educational relevance : curriculum development, 1961-2001 -- From independence to state collapse : student activism and the political context, 1961-2001.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Fourah Bay College -- History.
International education -- Sierra Leone -- Freetown -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0415947952 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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