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Published: 28 November 2019

352 Pages | 96 images

246 x 189mm

ISBN: 9780197266526

Bookseller Code (AO)

Writing the New Nation in a West African Borderland

Ablɔɖe Safui (the Key to Freedom) by Holiday Komedja

Translated and edited by Kate Skinner and Wilson Yayoh

British Academy

Fontes Historiae Africanae

  • Expands knowledge of West African print cultures
  • Detailed introduction examining the nature and significance of the primary source
  • Evaluates historiography on colonialism, anti-colonialism and nationalism
  • An intensive study of a single anti-colonial newspaper written by an African author in his mother-tongue

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