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Title Epistemologies of African conflicts [electronic resource] : violence, evolutionism, and the war in Sierra Leone / Zubairu Wai.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition 1st ed.

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Description 1 online resource.
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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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Sierra Leone -- History -- Civil War, 1991-2002 -- Historiography.
Africa -- Historiography.
Civil war -- Africa -- Historiography.
Violence -- Africa -- Historiography.
Research -- Political aspects -- Africa.
Africanists -- Attitudes -- Political aspects.
Eurocentrism.
Added Author Wai, Zubairu, 1973- Interpretations of African conflicts.
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Related To Original 9781137280794 1137280794 (DLC) 2012035089
ISBN 1137280808 (electronic bk.)
9781137280800 (electronic bk.)
9781137280794 (alk. paper)
1137280794 (alk. paper)
OCLC # EBC1109266
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