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The Women"s War of 1929

Toyin Falola

The Women"s War of 1929

a history of anti-colonial resistance in eastern Nigeria

by Toyin Falola

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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Women political activists,
  • History,
  • Women"s Revolt, Nigeria, 1929,
  • Resistance to Government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementToyin Falola and Adam Paddock
    SeriesAfrican world series, Carolina Academic Press African world series
    ContributionsPaddock, Adam
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT515.75 .F35 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24918218M
    ISBN 109781594609312
    LC Control Number2011027500


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