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Shared Histories, Divided Memories: Meditating and Navigating the Tensions in Nigeria-Biafra War Discourses

By Godwin Onuoha
August 3, 2020

Shared Histories, Divided Memories: Mediating and Navigating the Tensions in Nigeria-Biafra War Discourses¬†(2016) evalu…

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Humanitarian Action: The Joint Church Aid and Health Care Intervention in the Nigeria-Biafra War, 1967-1970

By Arua Oko Omaka
July 28, 2020

Humanitarian Action: The Joint Church Aid and Health Care Intervention in the Nigeria-Biafra War, 1967-1970 (2014) focus…

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Through the Imperial Lens: The Role of Portugal in the Nigeria-Biafra War

By Arua Oko Omaka
July 28, 2020

Through the Imperial Lens: The Role of Portugal in the Nigeria-Biafra War (2019) argues that Portugal imperial interests…

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Bringing ‘Biafra’ Back In: Narrative, Identity, and the Politics of Non-Reconciliation in Nigeria

By Godwin Onuoha
July 28, 2020

Bringing ‘Biafra’ Back In: Narrative, Identity, and the Politics of Non-Reconciliation in Nigeria (2018) foc…

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Legacies of Biafra: Marriage, ‘Home People’ and Reproduction Among the Igbo of Nigeria

By Daniel Jordan Smith
July 28, 2020

Legacies of Biafra: Marriage, ‘Home People’ and Reproduction Among the Igbo of Nigeria¬†(2005) examines the …

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“Hell was let loose on the country”: The Social History of Military Technology in the Republic of Biafra

By Samuel Fury Childs Daly
July 28, 2020

“Hell was let loose on the country”: The Social History of Military Technology in the Republic of Biafra (20…

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Planning for Benefit Recital

July 25, 2020

Norma Winn (left), Wynona Combs, and Nwanma Beatrice Onyike of Boulder who is a Biafran are seen here. Oniyke is assisti…

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Joan Baez and Jimi Hendrix Chatting

July 25, 2020

Folk singer, Joan Baez, and rock vocalist, Jimi Hendrix, talking between performances at a Biafran Relief Benefit show i…

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Shooing Away Demonstrators

July 23, 2020

Police officers order fasting student demonstrators protesting the lack of action over Biafra away from City Hall, Octob…

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Soldiers Standing

July 23, 2020

A federal government soldier, wearing a camouflaged helmet with an ammunition belt draped around his torso and standing …

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Federal Troops Watched By Biafrans

July 23, 2020

Villagers watching a group of Nigerian federal troops in a Biafran town, July 18, 1968. Bettmann / Getty Images / 515571…

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Nigerian Soldiers Crossing a Village

July 23, 2020

Nigerian troops approaching the capital of Biafra, Umuahia, and firing with their artillery into the center of the town,…