Between Democracy and Terror: The Sierra Leone Civil War
M'Bayo, Tamba E., The International Journal of African Historical Studies
Between Democracy and Terror: The Sierra Leone Civil War. Edited by Ibrahim Abdullah. Dakar: CODESRlA, 2004. Distributed by Africa Books Collective, Oxford, UK. Pp. x, 263; 3 maps and 5 tables. $29.95 paper.
As the search for a more durable peace continues in West Africa following the recent outburst of the subregion's volatility with Côte d'Ivoire becoming another arena for armed combat, the need for a better understanding of conflicts such as the Sierra Leone civil war (1991-1999) has become more imperative than ever before. Moreover, a cursory glance at the historiography of postcolonial Sierra Leone reveals a paucity of books dealing comprehensively with the war, arguably one …
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Publication information: Article title: Between Democracy and Terror: The Sierra Leone Civil War. Contributors: M'Bayo, Tamba E. - Author. Journal title: The International Journal of African Historical Studies. Volume: 39. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1, 2006. Page number: 156+. © Boston University 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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