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The women's war of 1929 : gender and violence in colonial Nigeria.

Author: Dr Marc Matera; Professor Misty L Bastian; Professor Susan Kingsley Kent
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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 perspectives of the war's colonized and colonial participants and examines its various actions within a single, gendered analytical frame.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Matera, Dr Marc.
Women's War of 1929 : Gender and Violence in Colonial Nigeria.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dr Marc Matera; Professor Misty L Bastian; Professor Susan Kingsley Kent
ISBN: 9780230356061 0230356060 9786613360991 6613360996 1283360993 9781283360999
OCLC Number: 767502972
Description: 1 online resource (293 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Chronology of Major Events; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 Pre- and Early Colonial Igbo Worlds; Chapter 2 The British View: The Chaotic World of Southeastern Nigeria; Chapter 3 The Twin Traumas of War and Influenza; Chapter 4 The Nwaobiala of 1925; Chapter 5 The Ogu Umunwaanyi; Chapter 6 The British Suppression of the Women's War; Chapter 7 "More Deadly than the Male": The Women's War in the British Imagination; Chapter 8 What the Women Wrought; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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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 perspectives of the war's colonized and colonial participants and examines its various actions within a single, gendered analytical frame.

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