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Title:
Groundwork of Nigerian history
Author:
Ikime, Obaro.
Publication Information:
Ibadan, Nigeria : Published for the Historical Society of Nigeria by Heinemann Educational Books, 1980.
Physical Description:
vii, 615 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9789781299544

9789781299537
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Book

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Central Library DT515.57 .G76 1980 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Filling a gap, this study presents a comprehensive history of Nigeria's diverse peoples. The first two chapters provide a geographical and archaeological background. The main body of the work is divided into three sections: Nigeria Before 1800; Nigeria in the 19th century: and Nigeria in the 20th century. Contributors cover a multitude of different issues andregions such as the Benin Kingdom, the trans-atlantic slave trade, nationalist movements, and Borno in the 19th century.


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