ISBN 9789781299544
Pages 624
Dimensions 234 x 156 mm
Illustrations B/W Illustrations
Published 1999
Publisher HEBN Publishers, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Groundwork of Nigerian History

edited by Obaro Ikime

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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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.

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