Chinua Achebe on Biafra: An Elaborate Deconstruction

@article{Ejiogu2013ChinuaAO,
  title={Chinua Achebe on Biafra: An Elaborate Deconstruction},
  author={E. Ejiogu},
  journal={Journal of Asian and African Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={48},
  pages={653 - 670}
}
  • E. Ejiogu
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Asian and African Studies
A properly contextualized historiography in Chinua Achebe’s personal history of Biafra is necessary for shaping his discourse on Biafra clearly for a better understanding. British colonial intervention was a crass endeavor that repositioned clearly distinct peoples inhabiting the parts of the Niger basin that became Nigeria in an unhealthy social, economic and political arrangement that enabled the series of unfortunate events that included the pogroms of the Igbo and, of course, the genocidal… Expand

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