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The Athens of West Africa [electronic resource] : a history of international education at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone /
Daniel J. Paracka Jr.
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New York ; London : Routledge, 2003.
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324 p. : ill.
ISBN
0415947952 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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New York ; London : Routledge, 2003.
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0415947952 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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contents note
Founding a Christian institution, 1787-1840 -- An African-American principal : the returned diasporan influence, 1840-1864 -- Contesting visions of a West African university, 1864-1876 -- Krio resistance and pan-Africanism : the roots of African studies, 1877-1908 -- An era of rising nationalism, 1908-1937 -- The scramble out of Africa : colonial development, 1938-1960 -- African studies and educational relevance : curriculum development, 1961-2001 -- From independence to state collapse : student activism and the political context, 1961-2001.
catalogue key
11753160
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-317) and index.
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This book is about Fourah Bay College (FBC) and its role as an institution of higher learning in both its African and international context. The study traces the College's development through periods of missionary education (1816-1876), colonial education (1876-1938), and development education (1938-2001).
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This volume is about Fourah Bay College (FBC) and its role as an institution of higher learning in both its African and international context. The study traces the College's development through periods of missionary education (1816-1876), colonial era and beyond.
Table of Contents
Part I: Missionary Education, 1787-1876
Colonial Education, 1876-1937
Development Education, 1938-1999
Conclusion: The Future of International Education at Fourah Bay College
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