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A History of Nigeria
Introduction 1. Early states and societies, 9,000 BCE-1500 CE 2. Slavery, state and society, c.1500-c. 1800 3. Political and economic transformations in the nineteenth century 4. Transition to
Culture and customs of Nigeria
Series Foreword Preface Introduction Religion and Worldview Literature and Media Art and Architecture/Housing Cuisine and Traditional Dress Gender Roles, Marriage, and Family Social Customs and
Colonialism and Violence in Nigeria
Preface Acknowledgments Major Events in Nigerian History Covered in This Book 1. Violence and Colonial Conquest 2. Resistance by Violence 3. Violence and Colonial Consolidation 4. Taxation and
Religious Militancy and Self-Assertion: Islam and Politics in Nigeria
The context - religion and national integration the old and the new Caliphates "One North, One God" - Islam and political legitimation "Rumblings below the River Niger" - protest by the Yoruba
Nationalism and African Intellectuals
Falola and Agbo offer an engaging analysis of African nationalism since the nineteenth century. The constant question confronting African intellectual thought for two centuries now has been: Against
Key Events in African History: A Reference Guide
Preface Timeline of Historical Events The Ancient and Precolonial Period Africa: An Overview The Prehistoric Past: The Evolution of Homo Sapiens Sapiens, 40,000 B.C. The Agricultural Revolution, 5000
The power of African cultures
This book focuses on the modern cultures of Africa, from the consequences of the imposition of Western rule to the current struggles to define national identities in the context of neo-liberal
Global Explanations Versus Local Interpretations: The Historiography of the Influenza Pandemic of 1918-19 in Africa
In 1918 an influenza pandemic of unprecedented virulence spread across the planet, infiltrating nearly all areas of human habitation. In less than a year the pandemic had run its course, ultimately
Archaeology of Atlantic Africa and the African Diaspora
Contents Preface Part 1. Introduction 1. Pathways in the Archaeology of Transatlantic Africa Akinwumi Ogundiran and Toyin Falola Part 2. Atlantic Africa 2. Entangled Lives: The Archaeology of Daily