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Resistance and Revival, 1910–1929

David Pratten

in The Man-Leopard Murders

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print June 2007 | ISBN: 9780748625536
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748670659 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625536.003.0003
Resistance and Revival, 1910–1929

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This chapter examines the ways in which Ibibio and Annang made sense of colonialism and Christianity. It traces their cultural engagements with European rule and religion during the period that led up to the most significant watershed of the colonial period, the Women's War of 1929. It concerns the ways in which uneven relations of power, between men and women, educated and illiterate, titled and non-titled, were negotiated within shifting terrains of social, religious and political contest.

Keywords: Ibibio; Annang; colonialism; Christianity; Women's War of 1929; power

Chapter.  21630 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: African Studies

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