6 - Reading History from the Bottom Up: From Citizen and Subject to Neither Settler Nor Native

by  Ibrahim Abdullah


Always bear in mind that the people are not fighting for ideas, for the things in anyone’s head. They are fighting to win material benefits, to live better and in peace, to see their lives go forward, to guarantee the future of their children.1 (Amilcar Cabral)

 Ibrahim Abdullah

Department of History and African Studies Fourah Bay

College University of Sierra Leone