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Liminal Youth Between Town and Bush: Humans, Leopards and Initiation in West African History

Animal History in the Modern City : Exploring Liminality

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book Chapter

...Introduction From the 1890s to the 1920s, rumours about leopards, about humans dressed as leopards, or about leopard spirits killing human beings paralysed the inhabitants of the British colony of Sierra Leone. The authorities at first...