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Fighting for the rain forest

war, youth & resources in Sierra Leone

by Richards, Paul

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Published by The International African Institute in association with James Currey, Heinemann in Oxford, Portsmouth, N.H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insurgency -- Sierra Leone,
  • War and society -- Sierra Leone,
  • War -- Economic aspects -- Sierra Leone,
  • Sierra Leone -- Politics and government -- 1961-,
  • Sierra Leone -- Economic conditions -- 1961-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul Richards.
    SeriesAfrican issues
    ContributionsInternational African Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 198 p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15459886M
    ISBN 100852553986, 0852553978, 0435074059, 0435074067
    OCLC/WorldCa41664660

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Fighting for the Rain Forest () showed how the involvement of youth in Sierra Leonean rebel movements had little to do with widely perceived "barbarism" of rebel groups in resource-rich is, also, part of a "performance" with its origins in history, social orders, and human agency.

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