The Women's War of 1929: Gender and Violence in Colonial Nigeria (Paperback)

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Chronology of Major Events Introduction Pre-and Early Colonial Igbo Life The British View: The Chaos of Igbo Life The Twin Traumas of War and Flu The Nwaobiala of 1925 The Ogu Umunwaanyi The British Suppression of the Women's War 'More Deadly than the Male' What the Women Wrought Conclusion Bibliography.

About the Author


MARC MATERA Assistant Professor of Modern Britain, British Empire, and World History. He is the author of a number of articles on African and Caribbean intellectuals in Britain. MISTY L. BASTIAN Professor of Anthropology at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA, USA. She is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on Onitsha Igbo society, media and modern magic in southern Nigeria, Nigerian Pentecostalism in the twenty-first century, as well as on British colonialists and their encounters with Igbo-speaking peoples from 1870-1930. SUSAN KINGSLEY KENT Professor of History at the University of Colorado, Boulder, USA. She is the author of various publications including, most recently, History of Western Civilization since 1500: An Ecological Approach (2008, 2010); and Aftershocks: Politics and Trauma in Britain, 1918-1931 (2009).


Product Details
ISBN: 9781349337965
ISBN-10: 134933796X
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 1st, 2013
Pages: 278
Language: English