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8 edition of The story of Sierra Leone found in the catalog.

The story of Sierra Leone

by Francis Arthur James Utting

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Leone
    • Subjects:
    • Sierra Leone -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Francis A. J. Utting.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT516.5 .U85 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 178 p.
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4559607M
      ISBN 100836967046
      LC Control Number77037357
      OCLC/WorldCa286939

        It's called "Sierra Leone" and it was published in In it, a couple meet in an empty pub and discuss their troubled relationship. I was 16 that year and had come across the . WATCH the film above. In Sierra Leone’s civil war, young girls were captured, raped, forced to take up arms and kill innocent civilians. More than a decade later, they share their stories, and.

      A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond. A story following Archer, a man tortured by his roots. With a strong survival instinct, he has made himself a key player in the business of conflict diamonds. Political unrest is rampant in Sierra Leone as people fight tooth for tooth.   'Ancestor Stones:' Life and War in Sierra Leone In a novel, Aminatta Forna writes about the effects of Sierra Leone's civil war on the country's women. She was just 11 .

      Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars Interview There are hundreds (if not thousands) of popular bands who have written songs about war over the past 50 years, but few who have seen its tragedy first-hand like Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars. As their name implies, the group originally came together in refugee camps in the Republic of Guinea after a bloody, brutal war broke out in their West. Children, Education and Empire in Early Sierra Leone: Left in Our Hands (Global Africa) ref-tags-container-link of results for Books: History: Africa: Sierra Leone4/5.


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