An established writer himself in the area of theatre for social action a professor of theatre a former head of the national arts council a television personality and a well known cultural animator who would later be asked to join the nigerian cabinet hagher began interviewing kwagh hir performers all of them farmers in daily life kwagh . The kwagh hir theater a weapon for social action represents a significant milestone in the documentation and theorization of non western theater the book describes how the tiv people of nigeria used their indigenous theater to fight against british colonialism and oppression by dominant groups in nigeria. The fifth chapter makes a case for kwagh hir as the representative model of popular theater for social action 213 and recommends traditional afri can theatre as the ideal theatre for pursuing social change in africa the books main argument is that the kwagh hir has been an important. The kwagh hir theater a weapon for social action by iyorwuese hagher chima osakwe abstract an engaging book on theatre and social change recommended for those who are interested in the relationship between arts and politics theatre and society but especially the role of traditional african theatre as an instrument of social . Tiv worldview the context of the kwagh hir searching for the rubrics organization and form kwagh hir aesthetics kwagh hir as model theater for social action appendix a tiv kwagh hir carvers and their works appendix b glossary of tiv words responsibility iyorwuese hagher
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