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Ken Saro-Wiwa's Shadow: Politics, Nationalism and the Ogoni Protest Movement (PB) [Paperback]

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The Niger Delta region of Nigeria had a long standing history of crises even before the late Ken Saro-Wiwa helped to bring these crises to the attention of the world. The international community increasingly needs Nigerian oil largely because of the political dislocations and uncertainties in some of the major oil-producing regions of the world. But unfortunately the crises in the Niger Delta, which produces most of Nigeria's oil, have also been escalating to alarming proportions, often turning the region into a site of seemingly unending uncertainty and conflicts. The book focuses on Ogoniland - one of the oil-producing communities that make up the Niger Delta. It examines the colonial origins of these crises and their links to the dynamics of petroleum exploitation in the region as well as to the structure of Nigeria's contemporary political economy. It relates the ways in which the crises in Ogoniland are connected to the generalised turmoil in the Niger Delta and argues that they are often exacerbated - rather than attenuated - by the Nigerian federal process and its unique combination of militarism, ethnicity and religion. ________________________________________________________________ Sanya Osha holds a PhD in Philosophy and has held various teaching and research positions in Nigeria, the United States, the Netherlands, and South Africa. He is currently a Research Fellow at the Centre for Civil Society, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. His publications include the book, Kwasi Wiredu and Beyond: The Text, Writing and Thought in Africa (2005).

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Pages   196
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.8" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.6"
Weight:   0.6 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Mar 31, 2007
Publisher   Adonis & Abbey Publishers Ltd
ISBN  1905068468  
ISBN13  9781905068463  

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