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Voice of the Leopard: African Secret Societies and Cuba

Ivor L. Miller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110836
eISBN:
9781604738148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110836.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book shows how African migrants and their political fraternities played a formative role in the history of Cuba. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, no large kingdoms controlled ... More


Youth in Sierra Leone

Susan Shepler

in Childhood Deployed: Remaking Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724965
eISBN:
9780814760192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724965.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes aspects of the practice of childhood in Sierra Leone—child labor, secret society initiations, child fosterage, and education and apprenticeship—that are continuous with the ... More


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