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The British founding of Sierra Leone was never a Province of Freedom

Farfán, Abraham and Lopez Uribe, Maria (2020) The British founding of Sierra Leone was never a Province of Freedom. Africa at LSE (27 Jun 2020). Blog Entry.

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The British project of repatriating freed slaves in the ‘Province of Freedom’, now known as Sierra Leone, can be linked to development challenges facing the country today. But the utopia sought and presented at the time was always destined for failure, given the commercial slavery links still operating in the region and the hostile environment the British had themselves created.

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Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DT Africa
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2020 10:18
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:43

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