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The Resource The Krio of West Africa : Islam, culture, creolization, and colonialism in the nineteenth century, Gibril R. Cole

The Krio of West Africa : Islam, culture, creolization, and colonialism in the nineteenth century, Gibril R. Cole

Label
The Krio of West Africa : Islam, culture, creolization, and colonialism in the nineteenth century
Title
The Krio of West Africa
Title remainder
Islam, culture, creolization, and colonialism in the nineteenth century
Statement of responsibility
Gibril R. Cole
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 1950s. Much of the scholarship produced in subsequent decades has focused on the "Krio," descendants of freed slaves from the West Indies, North America, England, and other areas of West Africa, who settled Freetown, beginning in the late eighteenth century. Two foundational and enduring assumptions have characterized this historiography: the concepts of "Creole" and "Krio" are virtually interchangeable; and t
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cole, Gibril Raschid
Dewey number
966.4004969729
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT516.45.C73
LC item number
C65 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New African histories series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Creoles (Sierra Leone)
  • Creoles (Sierra Leone)
  • Creoles (Sierra Leone)
  • Islam
  • HISTORY
  • Creoles (Sierra Leone)
  • Islam
  • West Africa
Label
The Krio of West Africa : Islam, culture, creolization, and colonialism in the nineteenth century, Gibril R. Cole
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Creolization and (Krio)lization in the making of nineteenth-century Sierra Leone
  • Islam, Christianity, and the state in colonial Freetown
  • Trade, religion, and the colonial state
  • The Krio diaspora in Nigeria
  • Piety and praxis : religion in daily life
  • Education and educational reform within the Muslim community
  • Postscript
Control code
861529510
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821444788
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt45007k
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861529510
Label
The Krio of West Africa : Islam, culture, creolization, and colonialism in the nineteenth century, Gibril R. Cole
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Creolization and (Krio)lization in the making of nineteenth-century Sierra Leone
  • Islam, Christianity, and the state in colonial Freetown
  • Trade, religion, and the colonial state
  • The Krio diaspora in Nigeria
  • Piety and praxis : religion in daily life
  • Education and educational reform within the Muslim community
  • Postscript
Control code
861529510
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821444788
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt45007k
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861529510

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