Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2016

260 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9781849045582

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"Eat the Heart of the Infidel"

The Harrowing of Nigeria and the Rise of Boko Haram

Andrew Walker

A Hurst Publication

  • A deeply researched and gracefully written history of Boko Haram's cultural and religious hinterland in northern Nigeria
  • Shows how Boko Haram emerged and managed to isolate parts of Africa's most populous state and largest economy
  • Highlights the plight of civilians caught between the militants and the military-and feeling preyed upon by both sides
  • The threat of Boko Haram is growing with implications on the international stage, especially as it pledges its allegiance to Islamic State

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