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Nigerian perspectives

Thomas Hodgkin

Nigerian perspectives

an historical anthology

by Thomas Hodgkin

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Hodgkin.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,432p. :
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22451261M
ISBN 100192850555

Britain's West Africa Squadron sought to intercept the smugglers at sea. As you read them with your children, you will see how they Nigerian perspectives book to notice the details and spark conversation. Madiebo has good words for some top Nigerian officials and strives not to malign their humanity where appropriate. Osofisan translates the play to the Ijebe and Ife war that devastated the Owu Kingdom in Forsyth, who eventually became a globally acclaimed thriller novelist, was a close friend of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, the Biafran head of state.

During the oil boom of the s, Nigeria joined OPEC and the huge oil revenues it was generating enriched the economy. He wrote this caustic booklet in the early 80s, but it still Nigerian perspectives book true. We desired to preserve the territorial integrity and unity of Nigeria. During and since the war, books have been written about the fratricidal conflict; books that tell a tale that seems inexhaustible. Sozaboy is written in "rotten English" — a mixture of Nigerian pidgin and idiomatic English — from the viewpoint of a naive young recruit who discovers the horror of war. In fact, it is the rainy season.

The book, unlike the ones mentioned earlier, is a first-class manual for anyone who wants to understand the Biafran Nigerian perspectives book machine and why it eventually collapsed to the Nigerian onslaught. There are very few Northern Nigerians who write in English and Amina is a great place to start. Jorre traced the origin of the war. Their dominance reached as far as the city of Eko an Edo name later changed to Lagos by the Portuguese and further. The conflict was the result of economic, ethnic, cultural and religious tensions among the various peoples of Nigeria.


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