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Groundwork of Nigerian History
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.
ISBN 9789781299544 | 624 pages | 234 x 156 mm | B/W Illustrations | 1999 | HEBN Publishers, Nigeria | Paperback
About the Editor
- Obaro Ikime
Professor Obaro Ikima taught history at the University of Ibadan from 1964-1990, and served as Head of Department, and Dean of Arts.