The Athens of West Africa
A History of International Education at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone
Routledge – 2003 – 336 pages
Series: African Studies
This book is about Fourah Bay College (FBC) and its role as an institution of higher learning in both its African and international context. The study traces the College's development through periods of missionary education (1816-1876), colonial education (1876-1938), and development education (1938-2001).