- Achebe, Chinua. Things Fall Apart.. First published by Heinemann in 1958. Reading, UK: Heinemann, 1986.
The Question and Answer section for Things Fall Apart is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Ojiugo is Okonkwo's wife. She is third wife and described as very young. Okonkow beats her badly during the Week of Peace.
Sorry, I'm not a historian and would not be able to give you a good answer.
In the novel, Things Fall Apart, we see evidence of racial discrimination, religious discrimination, and discrimination against women.