Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Author Bolten, Catherine E. (Catherine Elizabeth), 1976-

Title I did it to save my life [electronic resource] : love and survival in Sierra Leone / Catherine E. Bolten.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxii, 268 p. : ill.
Series California series in public anthropology ; 24
California series in public anthropology ; 24.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Sierra Leonean emotions, Sierra Leonean war -- Understanding Makeni and nested loyalties: marginality and collaboration in the northern capital -- "I must be grateful to them for freeing me": the soldier -- "They said nobody would hide from this war": the rebel -- "I held a gun but I did not fire it": the student -- The government brought death, the rebels allowed us to live": the trader -- "It was the Lord who wanted me to stay": the evangelist -- "They really damaged me": the father -- "The RUF thought I was on their side": the politician -- Epilogue and conclusions: Makeni, May 2010.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject War and society -- Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone -- History -- Civil War, 1991-2002 -- Personal narratives.
Sierra Leone -- History -- Civil War, 1991-2002 -- Psychological aspects.
Sierra Leone -- History -- Civil War, 1991-2002 -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780520273788 (cloth alk. paper)
9780520273795 (pbk. alk. paper)
9780520953536 (e-book)

Available items only