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.
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