Nigeria's diverse peoples a reference sourcebook

Exploring the history of ethnic, regional and religious diversity in Nigeria, this volume traces most of the country's current problems to its colonial exploitation. Focusing on three main ehtnic groups (Hausa-Falani, Yoruba, and Igbo) and ranging from precolonial times to independence in 1960...

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Main Author: Gordon, April A.
Corporate Authors: Credo Reference (Firm), Ebooks Corporation
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Barbara, Calif. ABC-CLIO 2012
Series:ABC-CLIO's ethnic diversity within nations series
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Collection: Credo Reference - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Exploring the history of ethnic, regional and religious diversity in Nigeria, this volume traces most of the country's current problems to its colonial exploitation. Focusing on three main ehtnic groups (Hausa-Falani, Yoruba, and Igbo) and ranging from precolonial times to independence in 1960 to the present, this breakthrough study portrays a Nigeria now striving to make a unified nation of itself. Offering a fresh understanding not just of Nigeria but of Africa as well, readers will enter the richly complex world of Nigeria's ethnic history
Item Description:Mode of access: World Wide Web
Physical Description:1 online resource (103 entries) 30 images, digital files
ISBN:1576076830
1576076822
9781576076835
9781849723176