Index
Abacha, Sani, 189–90
Albitaiya (Wara Wara Hills, Ka-
bala), 21, 23, 43, 76
All African People’s Conference
(1958), 105
apc (All People’s Congress), 63,
116, 122, 125, 141, 142, 152, 162,
164, 167
Arendt, Hannah, 2, 49; on forgive-
ness, 68; on natality, 64, 168,
207; on violence and power, 39
Auden, W. H., 140
Auster, Paul, 49
Bangura, Abdul, 16–18, 30, 146, 174
Bangura, Bedor, 59
Bangura, John (Brigadier), 102,
103, 115, 142
Benjamin, Walter, 132; on Angelus
Novus, 204–5; theses on the phi-
losophy of history, 56
Berger, John, 125
‘‘Big Men’’ and ‘‘small boys,’’ 41–
48, 134–39
Blair, Jim, 142
Blair, Leo, 142
Blessings (duwe), 170–71
Bo School, 57, 62, 103
Bourdieu, Pierre, 145, 156
Carew, Fred, 53
Chieftancy, and government, 16
Civil Defence Force Wives,
Widows, and War Orphans De-
velopment Project (Koinadugu
District), 12, 32, 37
Cline Town Displaced People’s
Camp, 174–78
Conteh, Kawusu, 55, 117–22
Corruption, 194
Coulter, Chris, 187–88
Davis, J. J., 59–60
Development, 168–69
Devereux, George, 150
Dooling, Richard, 153–54
Dostoevsky, Fyodor, 142
Dumbuya, Moses, 152
Durrell, Lawrence, 199
Eating: as metaphor for corrup-
tion, 27; status discrimination
and, 42, 44
ecomog (Economic Community
of West African States Monitor-
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