West African Challenge to Empire: Culture & History in VOLTA-Bani Anticolonial War

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"West African Challenge to Empire" examines the anticolonial war in the Volta and Bani region in 1915-16. It was the largest challenge that the French ever faced in their West African colonial empire, and one of the largest armed oppositions to colonialism anywhere in Africa. How such a movement could be organized in the face of European technological superiority despite the fact that this region is generally described as having consisted of rival villages and descent groups is a puzzle. In this jointly written book the two ...

West African Challenge to Empire: Culture & History in VOLTA-Bani Anticolonial War 2002, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821414149

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West African Challenge to Empire: Culture & History in VOLTA-Bani Anticolonial War 2002, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821414132

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