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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

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The novel tells the story of life in southeastern Nigeria before and after the late 19th century arrival of European colonists.

Book Summary

Chinua Achebe, 2008
Chinua Achebe, 2008

Author Biography

Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe, African Literary Titan, Dies at 82, New York Times (March 22, 2013)

Multimedia Resources

Things Fall Apart from Learner.org

Location map for Nigeria
Location map for Nigeria

Teaching Resources

Chinua Achebe: Things Fall Apart Study Guide, Washington State University

Things Fall Apart Dialogues, Western Michigan University

Colonial Africa at the eve of World War I
Colonial Africa at the eve of World War I


external image History_hourglass.svgHistorical Connections

Link here for resources on 19th century European imperialism

The Colonization of Africa from New York Public Library

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