The Struggle for Modern Nigeria: The Biafran War 1967-1970

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Dezember 2011



With a foreword by Frederick Forsyth. International media coverage in the 1960s and early 1970s represented the Biafran War, in which the state of Biafra attempted to secede from the Nigerian Federation, as a grand humanitarian disaster, characterised by sustained conflict, starvation and genocide.


Preface; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Historical Background; Chapter 3 The Path to War and its Beginning; Chapter 4 The Second Part of the War, from mid 1968 to January 1970; Chapter 5 Biafra's Longevity; Chapter 6 Gowon and Ojukwu: an appraisal of the two leaders; Chapter 7 Conclusion


Michael Gould holds a PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. He has lived and worked in Nigeria.
EAN: 9781848858640
ISBN: 1848858647
Untertitel: 'International Library of Afric'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: I B TAURIS
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2011
Seitenanzahl: 258 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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