Diversity and Culture in Multiethnic Nigeria

Diversity and Culture in Multiethnic Nigeria

by Marcellina U. Okehie-Offoha, Matthew N. Sadiku
     
 

The essays in this book bring together for the first time a discussion on the multicultural and ethnolinguistic groupings of Nigeria. By employing historical and sociological perspectives, each chapter provides an account of the origin, beliefs, and important ceremonial and traditional practices of each group. Readers will learn the vibrant social peculiarities that… See more details below

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The essays in this book bring together for the first time a discussion on the multicultural and ethnolinguistic groupings of Nigeria. By employing historical and sociological perspectives, each chapter provides an account of the origin, beliefs, and important ceremonial and traditional practices of each group. Readers will learn the vibrant social peculiarities that have shaped patriarchal Nigeria. The ethnic groups covered are the Efik/ Ibibio, Fulani, Hausa, Igboo, Nupe, Tiv, and Yoruba.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865432833
Publisher:
Africa World Press
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
5.49(w) x 8.53(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2The Efik/Ibibio9
3The Fulani25
4The Hausa37
5The Igbo63
6The Nupe79
7The Tiv101
8The Yoruba125
Selected Bibliography149
List of Contributors151
Editors153
Index155
List of Illustrations

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