James Higbie

Biography

James Higbie was born in Michigan and educated at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, and the University of Hawaii. He worked in Sierra Leone for ten years, first in the Peace Corps in the early 1970s and again after the war in education programs in Kono District. He has also worked in Hawaii, Thailand, Laos, and South Sudan, and has published books on the Thai and Lao languages.

Books

Sierra Leone: Inside the War - History and Narratives
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2019 by Orchid Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Africa
In 1991 a brutal civil war broke out in Sierra Leone—a war that engulfed this Third-World African nation for ten years. This book includes a history of the war and narratives from over thirty Sierra Leoneans who witnessed or took part in the fighting. Readers learn of the fighters' motivations, the politics of the war and the feelings and thoughts of people caught up in its tragic violence.

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