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Author Walraven, Klaas van, 1958-

Title The yearning for relief [electronic resource] : a history of the Sawaba movement in Niger / by Klaas van Walraven.

Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xxvii, 967 p.
Series Afrika-Studiecentrum series ; v. 25
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: Historicising Sawaba -- Part I. Deliverance, conquered and lost -- The rise of the UDN, 1946-1957 -- To revolutionary supremacy, March 1957-May 1958 -- The challenge of the Fifth Republic -- A referendum -- Declining fortunes -- Part II. Preparing for relief -- Going underground, 1958-1961 -- Building to undermine, 1959-1962 -- Repression, dissension, and the road to arms -- Training cadres and commandos, 1958-1969 -- Part III. Fighting for deliverance -- Infiltrations, 1960-1964 -- Regime responses, 1962-1964 -- Guerrilla war, July-December 1964 -- Guerrilla war, 1965-1966 -- The road of honour: the destruction of a social movement, 1965-1974 -- Epilogue: Aftermath and memory.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Bakary, Djibo.
Sawaba (Political party) -- History.
Government, Resistance to -- Niger.
Decolonization -- Niger.
Political parties -- Niger.
Niger -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789004245747 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9789004245754 (e-book)