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The Krio of West Africa

Islam, Culture, Creolization, and Colonialism in the Nineteenth Century

The Krio of West Africa( )
Author: Cole, Gibril R.
Series title:New African Histories Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8214-2047-8
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Ohio University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.95
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"The Krio of West Africa: Islam, Culture, Creolization, and Colonialism in the Nineteenth Century, is an engaging history of Sierra Leone that departs from previous scholarship. Taking issue with those who have tended to describe the Krio as essentially a Christian and Westernized 'ethnic group,' [Cole] suggests that the Krio identity, forged in nineteenth-century Freetown, transcended ethnicity, culture, and even religion. Indeed, his study focuses not on Christians, but on the...
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Pages:280
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Islam / General
Religion / Ethnic & Tribal
History / Africa / West
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches

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