The Athens of West Africa: A History of International Education at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone (Hardback) book cover

The Athens of West Africa

A History of International Education at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone

By Daniel J. Paracka, Jr.

© 2004 – Routledge

336 pages

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About the Book

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).

About the Series

African Studies

History, Politics, Economics and Culture

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU020000
EDUCATION / Multicultural Education
HIS001000
HISTORY / Africa / General