Poison and Medicine: Ethnicity, Power and Violence in a Nigerian City, 1966-1986

Poison and Medicine: Ethnicity, Power and Violence in a Nigerian City, 1966-1986

by Douglas A. Anthony
     
 

ISBN-10: 0852559542

ISBN-13: 9780852559543

Pub. Date: 12/19/2002

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited

A study of links between interethnic conflict and processes of reconciliation in the ethnically charged setting of Kano, northern Nigeria. It shows how the Igbos renegotiated a position for themselves in the new political environment of Kano following the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-1970. North America: Heinemann  See more details below

Overview

A study of links between interethnic conflict and processes of reconciliation in the ethnically charged setting of Kano, northern Nigeria. It shows how the Igbos renegotiated a position for themselves in the new political environment of Kano following the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-1970. North America: Heinemann

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780852559543
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
12/19/2002
Series:
Social History of Africa
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations and Note on Currency
Introduction1
1Ethnicity Enshrined: Igbos in Hausaland31
2The Ironsi Regime and the Specter of "Igbo Domination": January-July 196655
3Purging the North: August-October 196686
4From "Savages" to "Brothers": Official Representations of the Igbo, 1966-1970119
5"They Will Return": The Contradictions of Abandoned Property147
6"I Need to Get to Kano": Post-War Igbo Migration175
7Rebuilding Community, 1970-1986217
Conclusion: Religion and Ethnicity at Century's End233
AppThe 1966 Disturbances245
Bibliography251
Index267

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