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    Chima J. Korieh, Marquette University

    Associate Editors:
    Akachi Ezeigbo, University of Lagos
    Apollos Nwauwa, Bowling Green State University

    Book Review Editors:
    Raphael Njoku, Idaho State University, Pocatello
    Akachi Odoemene, Federal University, Otuoke, Nigeria

    Editorial Assistant
    Cajetan Iheka, Michigan State University

    Editorial Advisory Board:
    Agozino Onwubiko, Virginia Tech
    Chidi G. Osuagwu, Fed University of Tech Owerri
    Chika Okeke-Agulu, Princeton University
    Chimalum Nwankwo, Nigerian Turkish Nile University, Abuja
    Daniel Lis, University of Switzerland
    Douglas Chambers, The University of Southern Mississippi
    E. C. Ejiogu, The University of the Free State, South Africa
    Egodi Uchendu, University of Nigeria
    Ernest Emeyneonu, University of Michigan, Flint
    G. Ugo Nwokeji, University of California, Berkeley
    Godfrey Uzoigwe, Mississippi State University
    Ifeanyi Ezeonu, Brock University, Canada
    Ijeoma Nwajiaku, Oko Federal Polytechnic, Nigeria
    Ihechukwu Madubuike, Gregory University, Uturu, Nigeria
    Jude Aguwa, Mercy College, New York
    Lucy Apakama, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education
    Michael U. Mbanaso, Howard University
    Michael Vikers, The Hillfield Agency, UK
    Nwando Achebe, Michigan State University
    Obi Nwakanma, University of Central Florida
    Obioma Nnaemeka, Indiana University, Indianapolis
    Obiora Udechukwu, St Lawrence University
    Simon Ottenberg, University of Washington, Seattle
    Victor Ukaogo, Federal University of Tech. Wukari, Nigeria

    Editorial Policy

    Igbo Studies Review (ISR) (ISSN 2325-0801) is published once a year in November and is the official publication of the Igbo Studies Association. The manuscripts originally presented at a meeting of the Igbo Studies Association are eligible for inclusion. Igbo Studies Review (ISR)is peer-reviewed and publishes original research from scholars across the disciplines on all aspects of Igbo studies, including topics related to the Igbo Diaspora worldwide. Submissions accepted for consideration will be evaluated anonymously by at least two external reviewers. All manuscripts submitted for consideration must be original works that have not been published previously or is currently being considered by any other publication outlet.

    Format and Style
    The journal uses the Chicago Manual of Style for endnotes and bibliography. Articles must be written in English. Spelling can be either British or American English, but should be consistent throughout. Manuscripts should be typed in 12 pts Times New Roman, double-spaced, with ample margins using MSWord. They must be 8,000 words maximum, inclusive. Articles should include a brief abstract, and a short biography with author's full name, title, current affiliation, and full postal address/phone/email details of author(s). Authors are asked to strictly limit their use of capitals, underlining, and bolding. Tables should be kept to a minimum and should be typed on separate sheets and their position indicated by a marginal note in the text. All images should indicate their source(s) typed below the tables and submitted in grayscale (black and white) in .gif or .jpg format.

    Address for Submission
    Editorial Office: Igbo Studies Review,
    Department of History, Marquette University
    Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
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    Subscription and Payment
    Institutional and non-members subscriptions are $55 and $35 a year respectively. Add $5 per issue for subscriptions outside the United States. Institutional and subscribers and individual subscribers who are not members of the ISA should direct inquires about subscription (or standing order), claims for missing issues, and notifications of address changes to:

    Goldline and Jacobs Publishing
    P. O. Box 714, Glassboro, NJ 08028 [Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ]
    Remittance should be made payable to Goldline and Jacobs Publishing.

    Book Reviews
    Books for review [North America] should be sent to Dr Raphael Njoku, Department of History, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83209-8053.
    Publishers in Nigeria should send book for review to Dr Akachi Odoemena, Department of History, Federal University, Otuoke, Nigeria.

    Members of the association should direct address changes and claims for missing issues to the secretary of the Igbo Studies Association.

    Permission: For information on how to request permission to reproduce articles or information from this journal, please contact Goldline and Jacobs Publishing @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Copyright © Igbo Studies Association 2013. All rights reserved; no part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise without prior written permission of the publisher.




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    Igbo Studies Association Secretariat & Center for Igbo Studies
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    Dominican University
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