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The Womens War of 1929: Gender and Violence in Colonial Nigeria Marc Matera

The Womens War of 1929: Gender and Violence in Colonial Nigeria

Marc Matera

Published August 30th 2013
ISBN : 9781137377777
Paperback
296 pages
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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 Womens War. This book brings together, for the first time, the multiple perspectives of the wars colonized and colonialMoreIn 1929, tens of thousands of south eastern Nigerian women rose up against British authority in what is known as the Womens War. This book brings together, for the first time, the multiple perspectives of the wars colonized and colonial participants and examines its various actions within a single, gendered analytical frame.