A History of Nigeria / Edition 1

A History of Nigeria / Edition 1

by Toyin Falola, Matthew M. Heaton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052168157X

ISBN-13: 9780521681575

Pub. Date: 06/28/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


About the Author:
Toyin Falola is the Frances Higginbotham Nalle Centennial Professor in History at the University of Texas at Austin

About the Author:
Matthew M. Heaton is a Patrice Lumumba Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin

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About the Author:
Toyin Falola is the Frances Higginbotham Nalle Centennial Professor in History at the University of Texas at Austin

About the Author:
Matthew M. Heaton is a Patrice Lumumba Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521681575
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Sales rank:
794,004
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents


List of illustrations     ix
List of maps     xi
Acknowledgments     xii
Chronology     xiii
Notable people in Nigerian history     xix
List of abbreviations     xxxiii
Glossary     xxxvi
Introduction     1
Early states and societies, 9000 BCE - 1500 CE     16
Slavery, state, and society, c. 1500 - c 1800     39
Political and economic transformations in the nineteenth century     61
Transition to British colonial rule, 1850 - 1903     85
Colonial society to 1929     110
Nationalist movements and independence, 1929 - 1960     136
Instability and civil war, 1960 - 1970     158
Oil, state, and society, 1970 - 1983     181
Civil society and democratic transition, 1984 - 2007     209
Nigeria and Nigerians in world history     243
Concluding remarks: corruption, anti-corruption, and the 2007 elections     271
Notes     280
Selected bibliography     305
Index     322

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