Canada and the Biafran Tragedy

by Andrew Brewin and David MacDonald

Canada and the Biafran Tragedy is a chronicle of the authors' trip to Biafra and the lessons they draw from the conflict for the international community as a whole and for federal systems, especially.
Canada and the Biafran Tragedy is a chronicle of the authors' trip to Biafra and the lessons they draw from the conflict for the international community as a whole and for federal systems, especially.
This book describes Canada's involvement in the Biafra-Nigeria war. At the time of publication (1970) the fighting was over, but the starvation and oppression that the two authors fought against was not. Nor had the attitudes and prejudices of the Canadian government, which kept us from making any significant contribution to the peace.

About the Authors

Andrew Brewin

Andrew Brewin, 1907-1983, was elected to the House of Commons as a New Democrat for the Toronto riding of Greenwood six times in the 1960s and 1970s.(more)

David MacDonald

David MacDonald was a Progressive Conservative MP six times for the Egmont riding in Prince Edward Island between the late 1960s and late 1980s. He is also a minister of the United Church.(more)

Reviews

"Deserves to be thoroughly studied and discussed."
Stanley Burke,, Toronto Star

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