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The Nigerian Civil War.

by John De St Jorre

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- History -- Civil War, 1967-1970.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [416]-424.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.9.E3 D45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination437, [24] p.
      Number of Pages437
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5326836M
      ISBN 10034012640X
      LC Control Number72179721

      Philip Efiong (also spelled Effiong, 18 November – 6 November ) was the first Vice President and the second President of the now defunct Republic of Biafra during the Nigerian Civil War Born: 18 November , Ibiono Ibom, Colony of Nigeria.   S. Elizabeth Bird is Professor of Anthropology at the University of South Florida. Her books include The Asaba Massacre: Trauma, Memory and the Nigerian Civil War, co-authored with Fraser Ottanelli.. Rosina Umelo lived in Nigeria for fifty years, working as a teacher, writer and editor, most recently at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan.

      The Nigerian Civil War ended on Janu , with the surrender of Biafran leadership. The Colonial Roots of War. If the coup of Janu was the immediate cause of the civil war, its historical roots are traceable to British colonial rule. Nigerian Civil War-- Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Nigeria, Janu , Z [PDF version ]. The Department provided its justification for the sale of eight CG aircraft to Joint Church Aid U.S.A., Inc. (JCA) and ICRC and included a statement that U.S. Government policy remained "one Nigeria" with relief supplied to both sides in the conflict.

      The Nigerian civil war and the evolution of Nigerian literature / Chidi Amuta In: Canadian Journal of African Studies: (), vol. 17, no. 1, p. The Nigerian civil war and the invasion of Czechoslovakia / S. E. Orobator In: African Affairs: (), vol. 82, no. , p. Biafra's declaration of independence on , precipitated a civil war with important implications for the territorial integrity of all newly independent African states. Allegations of genocide commanded the world's attention and brought forth unprecedented humanitarian intervention.


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A retired general of the Biafran Army presents a post-mortem account of the events of the Nigerian civil war, He attempts to explain dispassionately why army officers toppled the civil government in the cause of stability, and the considerable civilian support they received; and the ensuing riots and counter-coup, in the name of reunification, which led to a civil war claiming some three million by: The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Nigerian–Biafran War, 6 July – 15 Januarywas a political conflict caused by the attempted secession of the southeastern provinces of Nigeria as the self-proclaimed Republic of Biafra.

The conflict was the result of economic, ethnic, cultural and religious tensions among the various peoples of Nigeria. This is one book written by a “Biafran” that breaks from the normal narrative out of Biafra.

Uwechie dares to step back and examine the role played by Biafran leadership in prolonging the war and suffering of the masses by: ‘ The Nigerian Revolution and the Biafran Civil War ’: Written by Alexander Madiebo, the commander of the Biafran army and published in by Fourth Dimension Publishers, Enugu, the book is a gripping account of what transpired in Nigeria between The war that followed shocked the conscience of the world, and revealed for the first time the true depth of incompatibility of the four partners in the Nigerian federation.

This book traces the early history of Nigeria from inception to civil war, and the complex events that defined the conflict in Biafra, revealing how and why this awful event played out, and the scars that it has since left on the psyche of the /5(8).

The Nigerian Civil war marks the darkest hour of modern Nigeria's turbulent history and this author tells the story as a firsthand observer of all sides to the tragedy/5.

Alex Madiebo's "The Biafran Revolution and the Nigerian Civil War" (authorative source, author was the head of the Biafran army) "The Brothers' War" by John de St Jorre - the best book IMHO on the war. Very balanced account of the events leading up to and during the war.

The book is a rich manual, a repository of invaluable information and a document that gives a precise and veritable first-person account of the Nigerian civil war, in the Atlantic theatre.

It is a must for every serving and retired member of the armed forces to own. Coming barely seven years after Nigeria’s independence, the civil war is, perhaps, the most critical watershed in the country’s annals. Heaps of books have written on that seemingly spontaneous event, but 41 years after the bombs stopped landing and rifles stopped crackling, the last of the war of survival has not been heard.

It has become the proverbial elephant whose different body parts. Biafra: The Nigerian Civil War, ([email protected]) by Peter Baxter Paperback $ Only 3 left in stock (more on the way).

Ships from and sold by (13). The Nigerian Civil War book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. The novel takes place in Nigeria prior to and during the Nigerian Civil War (–70). The effect of the war is shown through the dynamic relationships of five people's lives including the twin daughters of an influential businessman, a professor, a British citizen, and a Nigerian : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Nigeria is a land of rich cultures, stunning artistic achievement and industrious and resourceful people. I hope my book, Another Man's War, will shatter some of Author: Barnaby Phillips. This is Achebe’s personal account of the Nigerian civil war, the book is a combination of history and memoir, with striking firsthand experience and years of research and reflection.

This was decades in the making, and it is considered one of the authors best works. The Biafra Story: The Making of an African Legend () – Frederick ForsythAuthor: Emeka Nweze. A retired general of the Biafran Army presents a post-mortem account of the events of the Nigerian civil war, He attempts to explain dispassionately why army officers toppled the civil government in the cause of stability, and the considerable civilian support they received; and the ensuing riots and counter-coup, in the name of reunification, which led to a civil war claiming some.

A future article will be devoted to the immense and varied civil war fiction. ‘The Biafran Story’ by Frederick Forsyth: First published in by Hutchinson, a leading publishing outfit in Britain, the book was the outcome of Forsyth’s years as a journalist covering the war in Biafra.

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Book Description: The Nigeria-Biafra War lasted from 6 July to 15 Januaryduring which time the post-colonial Nigerian state fought to bring the South-Eastern region, which had seceded as the State or Republic of Biafra, back into the newly independent but ideologically divided nation.

Civil war breaks out in Nigeria Five weeks after its secession from Nigeria, the breakaway Republic of Biafra is attacked by Nigerian government forces. In.

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Contents commence with a practical précis of Nigerian colonial history – in which ethnicity, religion and oil naturally play key, continuing : $. Chinua Achebe, in full Albert Chinualumogu Achebe, (born NovemOgidi, Nigeria—died MaBoston, Massachusetts, U.S.), Nigerian novelist acclaimed for his unsentimental depictions of the social and psychological disorientation accompanying the imposition of Western customs and values upon traditional African particular concern was with emergent Africa at Written: The book is based in war torn Nigeria based on the Nigerian Civil War which began in - Strong women of colour.

YA fantasy doesn't have enough African characters and so having the leads to be 2 strong and very sufficient women was stars/5.Biafran war of liberation However, since Nigeria was, and remained, the recog-nized political entity within which the war was fought, the designation as ‘Niger-ian civil war’ gained the most currency, at least in the Anglophone world In this special issue of the journal, we primarily use the term ‘Nigeria–Biafra war’ to.