New Perspectives on the Sierra Leone Krio by Gibril ColeNew Perspectives on the Sierra Leone Krio by Gibril Cole

New Perspectives on the Sierra Leone Krio

EditorGibril Cole, Mac Dixon-fyle

Hardcover | November 8, 2005

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The ex-slave, Krio population of Freetown, Sierra Leone – an amalgam of ethnicities drawn from several parts of the African continent – is a fascinating study in hybridity, creolization, European cultural penetration, the retention of African cultural values, and the interface between New World returnees and autochthonous populations of West Africa. Although its Nigerian connections are often acknowledged, insufficient attention has been paid to the indigenous Sierra Leonean roots of this community. This anthology addresses this problem, while celebrating the complexities of Krio identity and Krio interaction with other ethnic groups and nationalities in the British colonial experience.
The Editors: Mac Dixon-Fyle received his Ph.D. in history from the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London. He has published articles on the Plateau Tonga of Northern Rhodesia/Zambia and is the author of A Saro Community in the Niger Delta, 1912-1984: The Potts-Johnsons of Port Harcourt and Their Heirs and co...
Title:New Perspectives on the Sierra Leone KrioFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9.06 × 6.3 × 0.98 inPublished:November 8, 2005Publisher:Peter Lang Inc., International Academic PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0820479373

ISBN - 13:9780820479378

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