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Imperialism and Human Rights: Colonial Discourses of Rights and Liberties in African History

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In this seminal study, Bonny Ibhawoh investigates the links between European imperialism and human rights discourses in African history. Using British-colonized Nigeria as a case study, he examines how diverse interest groups within colonial society deployed the language of rights and liberties to serve varied socioeconomic and political ends. Ibhawoh challenges the linear ...more
Hardcover, 226 pages
Published November 1st 2006 by State University of New York Press
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