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Historical dictionary of Sierra Leone

C. Magbaily Fyle

Historical dictionary of Sierra Leone

by C. Magbaily Fyle

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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StatementC. Magbaily Fyle.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT
The Physical Object
Paginationlii, 288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22726661M
ISBN 100810853396

Sierra Leone (page 13) Sierra Leone is officially called The Republic of Sierra Leone, which was established in It was originally inhabited by the Temne people. Early Portuguese navigators claimed the area and named it Serra Lyoa (lion mountains) after the mountains in the region in Bibliography / Book List: Africa: West. WE WOULD LOVE YOUR SUPPORT! Our content is Decalo, Samuel, Historical Dictionary of Benin. Scarecrow, Decalo, Samuel, Historical Dictionary of Togo. Scarecrow, (Sierra Leone (Temne); a young girl challenges the Bondo Society and ritual for female genital cutting.) Djoleto.

Academic Dictionaries and Encyclopedias. An outbreak of Ebola hit Sierra Leone in March By early December, it is estimated to have killed about 1, people in Sierra Leone, and there were about 7, suspected and confirmed cases of it in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control. It is the worst outbreak since the virus was first identified almost 40 years ago.

Historical dictionary of Sierra Leone by C. Magbaily Fyle Is also the author of The History of Sierra Leone: A Concise Introduction. Annotation © Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (abcdfestivalgoa.com) Introduction to the history of African civilization by C. Magbaily Fyle. Sierra Leone came to world attention in the s when a catastrophic civil war linked to the diamond trade was reported globally. This fleeting interest, however, obscured much of the longer history of the region, and made Sierra Leone a laboratory for post-Cold War interventions. Sierra Leone: A Political History by David Harris examines


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Historical dictionary of Sierra Leone by C. Magbaily Fyle Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mar 27,  · Sierra Leone was founded, albeit under British control, with the highest hopes of being a refuge for liberated Africans and freed slaves. When the country received its independence, hopes for the future grew even stronger.

Alas, its expectations came crashing down when the country's situation grew steadily worse after repeated military interventions and a devastating ten-year civil war that. Historical dictionary of Sierra Leone by Fyle, C. Magbaily, Publication date Topics HISTORY, Sierra Leone -- History -- Dictionaries, Sierra Leone Publisher Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Historical Dictionary of Sierra Leone (Historical Dictionaries of Africa) [Magbaily C. Fyle] on abcdfestivalgoa.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sierra Leone was founded, albeit under British control, with the highest hopes of being a refuge for liberated Africans and Cited by: 9.

Sierra Leone - History: Books. 1 - 20 of 46 results This book gives a unique insider's account of the changes in governance that took place as Sierra Leone progressed from a British Colony with a self selected legislature to an Independent Nation with a democratically elected Parliament.

Historical Dictionary of Sierra Leone. Sierra. Read more about this on Questia. Sierra Leone (sēĕr´ə lēō´nē, lēōn´; sēr´ə lēōn), officially Republic of Sierra Leone, republic ( est.

pop. 5,), 27, sq mi (71, sq km), W abcdfestivalgoa.com is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, by Guinea in the north and east, and by Liberia in the south. Hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries describe significant leaders, events, political parties and movements, ethnic groups, and related political, economic, and social aspects.

A bibliography is included to facilitate further research. Download Magbaily C. Fyle – Historical Dictionary of Sierra Leone. Jamil Sahid Mohamed Khalil ( - ) was a Sierra Leonean-Lebanese businessman, diamonds and commodities trader. He attained prominence in the diamond industry across Africa and Antwerp and became an influential figure in the politics of Sierra Leone.

“Cynthia was originally from Sierra Leone, and I loved the way those two dusky words rolled off her tongue.

As we drove along I found myself fascinated with the deep “Oooooohhs” and “Aaaahhhhss” that made up her conversational speech patterns” ― Karl Wiggins, Grit: The Banter and Brutality of. The Sierra Leone Colony and Protectorate was the British colonial administration in Sierra Leone from topart of the British Empire from the abolitionism era until the decolonisation era.

The Crown colony, which included the area surrounding Freetown, was established in Capital: Freetown. Sierra Leone came to world attention in the s when a catastrophic civil war linked to the diamond trade was reported globally. This fleeting and particular interest, however, obscured two crucial processes in this small West African state.

The Sierra Leone Peninsula, which is the site of Freetown, is a region of thickly wooded mountains that run parallel to the sea for about 25 miles (40 km).

The Peninsula Mountains rise from the coastal swamps and reach some 2, feet ( metres) at Picket Hill. Krio is the most widely spoken language in Sierra Leone and is native to the Creoles who are freed slaves from Britain, The United States and West Indies.

It is mainly derived from English but has influences from other African languages (Yuroba for example), European languages (such as French) and also contains some expressions found [ ].

Sierra Leone's Golden Jubilee. PDF copy of the book printed for Sierra Leone's Golden Jubilee, 27 April 55th Independence Anniversary Ebook.

PDF copy. By Ade Daramy for Sierra Leone's 55th independence anniversary, 27 April The UN and Sierra Leone: An Enduring Relationship. Historic photos of Sierra Leone from the United Nations. Temne is spoken by the Temne, who make up about 30% of the population of Sierra Leone.

The mainly hail from the country’s Northern Province and have a rich culture and history. A famous Temne Chief Bai Bureh launched a rebellion against the British inthis was as a result of overtaxation of his [ ]. Discover the best Sierra Leone in Best Sellers.

Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Best Sellers in Sierra Leone #1. A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Ishmael Beah. HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone (A Quadrant Book) Adia Benton.

Kindle Edition. $ # In a profile of Afro-Lebanese businessman Jamil Sahid Mohamed under the Stevens administration, popular local historian C. Magbaily Fyle in his book ‘A Historical Dictionary of Sierra Leone’ writes that: “By the end of the s, Jamil was influencing government and ministerial appointments, and he was dreaded, feared or admired.

Other articles where History of Sierra Leone is discussed: Sierra Leone: History: This discussion focuses on Sierra Leone from the 15th century. For a treatment of earlier periods and of the country in its regional context, see western Africa, history of.

Sierra Leone (sēĕr`ə lēō`nē, lēōn`; sēr`ə lēōn), officially Republic of Sierra Leone, republic ( est. pop. 5,), 27, sq mi (71, sq km), W abcdfestivalgoa.com is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, by Guinea in the north and east, and by Liberia in the south.

This informative book fills an important space on the shelves of Sierra Leonean history.” American Historical Review. Sierra Leone’s unique history, especially in the development and consolidation of British colonialism in West Africa, has made it an important site of historical investigation since the s.

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available): Historical Dictionary of Sierra Leone (). by Magbaily C. Fyle. Krim is one of the smallest ethnic groups in Sierra Leone, located largely in the Kwamabai Krim chiefdom (Bonthe District) and the Yakemo Kpukumu Krim, Panga Krim, and Mano Sakrim chief- doms in the Pujehun District and other small.

Early life and education. A member of the Creole ethnic group, Desmond Edgar Fashole Luke was born in Freetown, British Sierra Leone, in into a high-achieving family. His father, Sir Emile Fashole Luke was until Speaker of the House of Representatives in Sierra Leone. Desmond Luke attended the Prince of Wales Secondary School in Freetown for two years, before going to England in Nov 15,  · A comprehensive database of sierra leone quizzes online, test your knowledge with sierra leone quiz questions.

Our online sierra leone trivia quizzes can be adapted to suit your requirements for taking some of the top sierra leone quizzes.ARMED FORCES Inthe Sierra Leone armed services had about 13,–14, active members.

This was a new, UK-trained army formed after the dismantling of various factions.