ISBN-10:
0325070512
ISBN-13:
9780325070513
Pub. Date:
09/18/2002
Publisher:
Heinemann
Poison and Medicine: Ethnicity, Power, and Violence in a Nigerian City, 1966 to 1986

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

by Douglas A Anthony

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780325070513
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 09/18/2002
Series: Social History of Africa Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Douglas A. Anthony is Assistant Professor of History at Franklin and Marshall College.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Abbreviations and Note on Currencyxi
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
AppendixThe 1966 Disturbances245
Bibliography251
Index267

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