Born Under The Gun: A History Of Kamerun, Wwi, Christian Missions And The Internment Camps Of Fernando Po

January 3, 2019|
Born Under The Gun: A History Of Kamerun, Wwi, Christian Missions And The Internment Camps Of Fernando Po by Robert O'Neil
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This is the fascinating story of Cameroonian and German refugees on the island of Fernando Po 1916 - 1919; perhaps the only group of Europeans to be refugees in Africa. The story begins in Cameroon in 1965 and travels back in time to Germany and colonial Kamerun, the arrival of Christian missions, and then into World War I, followed by the removal of the missionaries and life in internment. These pages contain stories of the explorers, soldiers and traders, missionaries and planters, and Africans part of the colonial expansion. This book contains many stories from Cameroonians who shared their memories with the author. As the author states ... "it is in their words that the image of God is revealed present in the heart of each one of them."
Rev. O’Neil spent his first years as a Catholic priest on mission in Cameroon, Africa and wrote a PhD dissertation on the Moghamo people of the North West Region of Africa. (Columbia University, 1987). He maintained his connection to Cameroon over many years while based first in the UK and then in the archdiocese of New York, at St Mar...
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Title:Born Under The Gun: A History Of Kamerun, Wwi, Christian Missions And The Internment Camps Of Ferna...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 inPublished:January 3, 2019Publisher:The Crossroad Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0824599624

ISBN - 13:9780824599621

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