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The Women's War of 1929 : gender and violence in colonial Nigeria

Author: Marc Matera; Misty L Bastian; Susan Kingsley Kent
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1929, tens of thousands of south eastern Nigerian women rose up against British authority in what is known as the Women's War. This book brings togther, for the first time, the multiple  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Matera; Misty L Bastian; Susan Kingsley Kent
ISBN: 9780230302952 0230302955
OCLC Number: 748328684
Description: xiii, 278 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Pre- and early colonial Igbo worlds --
The British view: the chaotic world of southeastern Nigeria --
The twin traumas of war and influenza --
The Nwaobiala of 1925 --
The Ogu Umunwaanyi --
The British suppression of the Women's War --
"More deadly than the male": the Women's War in the British imagination --
What the women wrought.
Responsibility: Marc Matera, Misty L. Bastian, Susan Kingsley Kent.
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