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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -249) and index.
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.