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Title The powerful presence of the past : integration and conflict along the upper Guinea Coast / edited by Jacqueline Knörr and Wilson Trajano Filho
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 375 pages) : maps
Series African social studies series ; v. 24
African social studies series ; v. 24
Contents Contents; List of Maps; Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; Introduction; (Pre- )Colonial Legacies; Patrimonial Logic of Centrifugal Forces in the Political History of the Upper Guinea Coast; Insurrection as Socioeconomic Change: Three Rebellions in Guinea/Sierra Leone in the Eighteenth Century; Kouankan and the Guinea-Liberian Border; A Saucy Town? Regional Histories of Conflict, Collusion, and Commerce in the Making of a Southeastern Liberian Polity; 'Traditional' Jola Peacemaking: From the Perspective of an Historian and an Anthropologist; Revisiting the Politics of Elite Culture
Continuity and Change in Intergenerational and Gender RelationsAre 'Child Soldiers' in Sierra Leone a New Phenomenon?; Generating Rebels and Soldiers: On the Socio-Economic Crisis of Rural Youth in Sierra Leone before the War; Index
The Creole Idea of Nation and its Predicaments: The Case of Guinea-BissauThe Mutual Assimilation of Elites: The Development of Secret Societies in Twentieth Century Liberian Politics; Out of Hiding? Strategies of Empowering the Past in the Reconstruction of Krio Identity; The Power and Politics of Memories; Map and Territory: The Politics of Place and Autochthony among Baga Sitem (and their Neighbours); The Invention of Bulongic Identity (Guinea-Conakry); Victims and Heroes: Manding Historical Imagination in a Conflict-ridden Border Region (Liberia-Guinea)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Intergroup relations -- Africa, West.
Social conflict -- Africa, West.
Social integration -- Africa, West.
Africa, Western -- History.
Guinea, Gulf of, Region -- History.
Form Electronic book
Author Knörr, Jacqueline, 1960-
Trajano Filho, Wilson.
LC no. 2010033568
ISBN 9004191402 (electronic bk.)
9789004191402 (electronic bk.)