A History of the Republic of Biafra

  title={A History of the Republic of Biafra},
  author={Samuel Fury Childs Daly},
  • S. Daly
  • Published 27 August 2020
  • History
The Republic of Biafra lasted for less than three years, but the war over its secession would contort Nigeria for decades to come. Samuel Fury Childs Daly examines the history of the Nigerian Civil War and its aftermath from an uncommon vantage point – the courtroom. Wartime Biafra was glutted with firearms, wracked by famine, and administered by a government that buckled under the weight of the conflict. In these dangerous conditions, many people survived by engaging in fraud, extortion, and… 
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