The Nigeria-Biafra War: Genocide and the Politics of Memory

by Chima Korieh

Table of Contents


Introduction: Biafra War, History, and the Politics of Memory—Chima J. Korieh

Part 1: Biafra, Discourse on Genocide and Human Rights

1. Getting the Terminology Right: Revisiting the Question of Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes against Humanity in Biafra—Paul R. Bartrop

2. A Forgotten Genocide: The Igbo People and Genocide Studies—G. N. Uzoigwe

3. Starvation and Relief Operations in the Nigeria-Biafra War—Mary-Noelle Ethel Ezeh

4. Ireland and Biafra: Hunger, Politics, Public Opinion—Fiona Bateman

5. Biafra in Retrospect: The Role of the International Community and Ethico-political Implications—Tobe Nnamani

Part 2: Biafra War, Memory and Post-War Conditions

6. ‘Remember to Forget’: The Nigeria – Biafra War ‘History’ and Memory –Akachi Odoemene

7. The Nigeria-Biafra Civil War and the Politics of Memory–Emeka Xris Obiezu

8. The Ordeal of a Biafran Refugee –Ada Uzoamaka Azodo

9. Dangerous Memory: The Nigeria-Biafra Civil War, the Post-War Generation, and a Legacy of Frustration–Augustine Duru

10. Forty Years Later. . . The War Hasn't Ended–Philip U. Effiong

11. Lessons from Biafra: The Structuration of Socially Relevant Science in the Research and Production Directorate—Chikwendu Christian Ukaegbu

12. Igbo Challenges in Post-Conflict Nigeria—Victor Ukaogo




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