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Author Paracka, Jr. Daniel J

Title The Athens of West Africa : A History of International Education at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone
Edition 1st ed
Published Florence Taylor and Francis, 2004
©2005
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Description 1 online resource (333 pages)
Series African Studies
African Studies
Contents Book Cover -- Title -- Contents -- ABBREVIATIONS -- INTRODUCTION -- Missionary Education, 1787 1876 -- 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 -- Colonial Education, 1876 1937 -- Krio Resistance and Pan-Africanism: The Roots of African Studies, 1877 1908 -- An Era of Rising Nationalism, 1908 1937 -- Development Education, 1938 1999 -- 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 -- CONCLUSION The Future of International Education at FBC -- ENDNOTES -- SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Summary 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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Subject Fourah Bay College -- History
International education -- Sierra Leone -- Freetown -- History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203490452
9780203490457