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Epistemologies of African conflicts : violence, evolutionism, and the war in Sierra Leone / Zubairu Wai.

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Author/Creator:
Wai, Zubairu, 1973-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvii, 263 p. ; 23 cm.
Note:
Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--York University, Toronto, 2010, originally presented under the title: Interpretations of African conflicts : power, knowledge and the discourse of violence on the Sierra Leone civil wars.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-249) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction: Sierra Leone, conflict and the will to truth
  • Evolutionism and the Africanist project
  • The idea of Sierra Leone
  • Sierra Leone: a decade of war
  • The conflict of interpretations
  • Sierra Leonean inflections and amplifications
  • Coda: Africanism, conflicts and the will to truth.
Related Work:
Wai, Zubairu, 1973- Interpretations of African conflicts.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781137280794
1137280794

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