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 Pillar of Charismatic Renewal: Obstacles and Horizons

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter expounds the role of Bible translation in the indigenous awakening and local adaptation. It describes Nigeria's Mojola Agbebi and his call for liturgical renewal in Christianity's ... More


Freedom's Debtors: British Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution

Padraic X. Scanlan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300217445
eISBN:
9780300231526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217445.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Freedom’s Debtors is a history of the British movement to abolish the slave trade, told through the lens of the history of early colonial Sierra Leone. After the abolition of the British slave trade ... More


Sierra Leone

Michael Wright, David Clark, and Jennifer Hunt

in Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa: A Review of Developments and Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

The Republic of Sierra Leone (population 5.88 million) is a country in Western Africa bordering the North Atlantic Ocean. It covers an area of 71, 740 km 2 and its boundaries border the countries of ... More


Introduction

in Black Poor and White Philanthropists: London's Blacks and the Foundation of the Sierra Leone Settlement 1786–1791

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853233770
eISBN:
9781846317293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317293.001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Sierra Leone expedition of 1786–1787, which saw a group of black people from London build a settlement in West Africa, is considered one of the most controversial episodes in the history of ... More


On Edna Lewis

Alice Waters

in Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638553
eISBN:
9781469641454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638553.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Alice Waters—chef, restaurateur, author, and activist—names The Taste of Country Cooking as a profound influence on the manner in which she runs her restaurant Chez Panisse.


Black Poor and White Philanthropists: London's Blacks and the Foundation of the Sierra Leone Settlement 1786–1791

Stephen J. Braidwood

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853233770
eISBN:
9781846317293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317293
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines the events surrounding the establishment of a settlement in West Africa in 1787 that was later to become Freetown, the present-day capital of Sierra Leone. It outlines the range of ... More


Empathy and the Geopolitical

Anne Whitehead

in Medicine and Empathy in Contemporary British Fiction: An Intervention in Medical Humanities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748686186
eISBN:
9781474438728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686186.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on medicine and empathy in the context of global capitalism. It argues that our affective interactions are necessarily embedded in, and inflected by, structural and material ... More


What Is Southern?: The Annotated Edna Lewis

Jane Lear

in Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638553
eISBN:
9781469641454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638553.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Popular food and travel writer Jane Lear reflects on Lewis’s essay “What is Southern?,” which she helped to publish in Gourmet magazine. Lear praises Lewis’s “unaffected, straightforward language” ... More


How to Talk about Miss Lewis?: Home Cook. Writer. Icon. One Young Black Woman’s Act of Remembering.

Caroline Randall Williams

in Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638553
eISBN:
9781469641454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638553.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

Caroline Randall Williams—culinary author, young adult novelist, and poet—writes of the profound influence that Lewis has had on her life. She recalls listening to her mother’s stories of Lewis in ... More


Eu Tenho um Pé na Cozinha: Put(ting) Your Foot in It

Scott Alves Barton

in Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638553
eISBN:
9781469641454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638553.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

Scott Alves Barton, formerly named one of the top 25 African American chefs by Ebony magazine, contextualizes Lewis as a culinary icon in his three-part essay. He emphasizes her importance to the ... More


Edna Lewis: African American Cultural Historian

Megan Elias

in Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638553
eISBN:
9781469641454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638553.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

Author and academic Megan Elias praises Lewis’s role as a cultural teacher through a medium that everyone can enjoy—food. Elias provides a thorough analysis of the historical significance of Lewis’s ... More


Looking for Edna

Patricia E. Clark

in Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638553
eISBN:
9781469641454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638553.003.0016
Subject:
History, African-American History

Associate professor Patricia Clark explores the implications and relationship between the “legions of anonymous black women who labor in the kitchens” and Lewis’s role as a legendary chef.


Building an Appetite: Seasonal Reflections on the Farm

Annemarie Ahearn

in Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638553
eISBN:
9781469641454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638553.003.0019
Subject:
History, African-American History

Annemarie Aheard, founder of Salt Water Farm Cooking School, shares a passion for sustainable living and cultivating her own ingredients with Lewis. Inspired by the simple observations of the ... More


A Coup Hidden in a Mutiny: Case Study of Sierra Leone

Maggie Dwyer

in Soldiers in Revolt: Army Mutinies in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876074
eISBN:
9780190943134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876074.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter focuses on a revolt involving roughly fifty soldiers on April 29, 1992 in Sierra Leone. A brief history of the role of the military in Sierra Leone prior to the revolt will help ... More


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