(Anti-colonial) women’s protests in Nigeria

Achebe, Nwando

Farmers, traders, warriors, and kings: Female power and authority in Northern Igboland, 1900-1960, Heinemann, Portsmouth.

Bastian, Misty

“Vultures of the market place”, South Eastern Nigerian women and discourses of the Ogu Umunwaanyi (Women’s War) of 1929, in: Allman, Jean / Geiger, Susan / Musisi, Nakanyike (eds.): Women in colonial African histories, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, S.260-281.

Eames, Elizabeth A.

Why women went to war, Women and wealth in Ondo town, Western Nigeria, in: Clark, Gracia (ed.): Traders versus state, Anthropological approaches to unofficial economices, Westview Press, Boulder, S.81-97.

Emezue, Sydney

Women and the war, in: Harneit-Sievers, Axel / Ahazuem, Jones O. / Emezue, Sydney (eds.): A social history of the Nigerian civil war: Perspectives from below, Lit-Publishers, Hamburg/Münster.

Gailey, Harry

The road to Aba, New York University Press, New York.

Hanna, J.L.

Dance, protest and women’s wars: Cases from Nigeria and the United States, in: West, G. / Blumberg, R.L. (eds.): Women and social protest, Oxford University Press, New York - Oxford, S.333-345.

Johnson, Cheryl

Grass roots organizing, Women in anticolonial activity in Southwestern Nigeria, in: African Studies Review, vol. XXV, no. 2-3, S.137157.

Ifeka-Moller, Caroline

Female militancy and colonial revolt - The ‘Women’s War’ of 1929, Eastern Nigeria, in: Ardener, Shirley (ed.): Perceiving women, Routledge Publishers, London, S.127-157.

Ikelegbe, Augustine

Engendering civil society, Oil, women’s groups and resource conflicts in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, in: Journal of Modern African Studies, vol. 43, no. 2, S.241-270.

International Alert

Enhancing the capacity of women leaders of community organisations to contribute towards peace building in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria, International Alert London

Jordan Smith, Daniel

Legacies of Biafra, Marriage, ‘home people’ and reproduction among the Igbo of Nigeria, in: Africa, vol. 75, no. 1, S.30-45.

Kirk, Ilse

„Women’s war or „Aba riots“? A new perspective on the events in Southeastern Nigeria, 1929, in: Folk, vol. 28, S.61-86.

Mama, Amina

Khaki in the family, Gender discourses and militarism in Nigeria, in: African Studies Review, vol. 41, no. 2, S.1-18.

Nnaemeka, Obioma

Fighting on all fronts, Gendered spaces, ethnic boundaries, and the Nigerian civil war, in: Dialectical Anthropology, vol. 22, S.235-263.

Ogonor, B.O.

The impact of training on the conflict resolution ability of rural women in the Niger Delta, Nigeria, in: International Journal of Lifelong Education, vol. 22, S.172-181.

Ogunjimi, Bayo

Masculinity: The military, women and cultural politics in Nigeria, in: Newell, Stephanie (ed.): Writing African Women: Gender, popular culture and literature in West Africa, Zed Books, London.

Sutton, Constance

From city-states to post-colonial nation-state, Yoruba women’s changing military roles, in: Sutton, Constance (ed.): Feminism, nationalism and militarism, Publications of the Association for Feminist Anthropology, Washington D.C., S.89-102.

Turner, Terisa / Oshare, M.O.

Women’s uprising against the Nigerian oil industry in the 1980s, in: Turner, Therisa (ed.): Arise ye mighty people! Gender, class and race in popular struggle, Africa World Press, Trenton, S.123-160.

Van Allen, Judith

"Sitting on a man": Colonialism and the lost political institutions of Igbo women, in: Canadian Journal of African Studies, vol. 6, no. 2, S.165-181.
"Aba riots" or "Igbo women’s war": Ideology, stratification and the invisibility of women, in: Hafkin, Nancy / Bay, Edna (eds.): Women in Africa - Studies in social and economic change, Stanford University Press, Stanford, S.59-85.

Zdunnek, Gabriele

Geschlechterverhältnisse in ethnisierten Konflikten und Bürgerkriegen, in: Peripherie, Nr. 68, S.24-39.
Akteurinnen, Täterinnen und Opfer, Geschlechterkonflikte in Bürgerkriegen und ethnisierten Konflikten, in: Harders, Cilija / Roß, Bettina (Hg.): Geschlechterverhältnisse in Krieg und Frieden, Perspektiven der feministischen Analyse internationaler Beziehungen, Leske und Budrich Verlag, Opladen, S.143-161.

Belletristik zum Thema

Emecheta, Buchi

Destination Biafra, London.

Nwapa, Flora

Wives at war and other stories, Trenton.

Coulon, Virginia

Women at war, Nigerian women writers and the civil war, in: Commonwealth, Essays and Studies, vol. 13, no. 1, S.1-12.

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