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July 28, 2020

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

By Daniel Jordan Smith

Legacies of Biafra: Marriage, ‘Home People’ and Reproduction Among the Igbo of Nigeria¬†(2005) examines the ways in which the legacies and collective memories of the secessionist state, Biafra, established at the time of Nigeria’s civil war, have shaped contemporary Igbo practices and experiences of marriage, rural-urban ties and reproduction.

Smith, Daniel Jordan. “Legacies of Biafra: Marriage, ‘Home People’ and Reproduction Among the Igbo of Nigeria.”¬†Africa (London 1928),¬†vol. 75, no. 1 (February 2005), 30-45.