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Nigeria in the twentieth century

Nigeria in the twentieth century

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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nigeria -- History -- 1960- -- Congresses.,
  • Nigeria -- History -- 1900-1960 -- Congresses.,
  • Nigeria -- History -- 1960- -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Toyin Falola.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsFalola, Toyin.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 947 p. :
    Number of Pages947
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18683634M
    ISBN 10089089129X
    LC Control Number2002111459

    The Environment and Sustainable Development in Twentieth Century Nigeria. A cursory glance at Nigeria's environment in the twentieth century reveals steady degradation of conditions. Whereas the beginning of the century was marked by balance in eco-systems and harmonious bio-diversity, the end represented a picture of a spectrum. Although the years since Nigeria’s return to civilian rule in have seen an increased interest in its history and politics, Nigeria remains one of the most under-researched African countries Author: Insa Nolte.

    The twentieth century gave us literary modernism, postmodernism, magical realism, dystopian fiction, and new perspectives on race, empire, gender, and politics. Below, we introduce ten classic twentieth-century novels which anyone aiming to be well-read in twentieth-century fiction should aim to read. James Joyce, Ulysses. Although it has a reputation as [ ].   Although focusing on Nigeria’s capital, the study has a wider global implication in that it draws attention to how postcolonial countries that were formed at the turn of the twentieth century are continuously fragmenting and remade by Author: Nnamdi Elleh.

      twentieth century fiction Fred B. Millet, in his book “Contemporary British Literature”, states that “the physical environment in which the men of letter and artists live conditions their production in the most intimate and elusive of ways”.Author: Koyalirie.   The Humanist Manifestos (, , ) By J. Budziszewski. M y nomination for the twentieth-century “Must Read” list is not a good book, but a revealingly bad one. When I first began teaching political theory and my students asked about a mysterious document called the “Humanist Manifesto,” I thought I had stumbled across the Southern evangelical version of .


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"Chika Okeke-Agulu’s book on art and decolonization is an extensive and highly detailed investigation of the emergence of artistic modernism in Nigeria from the late s to the civil war in The book is without doubt a significant contribution to the study of mid- to late twentieth-century Nigerian by: Postcolonial Modernism: Art and Decolonization in Twentieth-Century Nigeria is perhaps the most important book of its kind to appear in years.

In succinct and lucid language, and lavishly illustrated pages, it offers a vigorous analysis of the artistic forces that lend a new understanding of the complex formations of global art history."Author: Chika Okeke-Agulu. This book examines Nigeria's role in the global politics of the last century.

Written from various perspectives, each contributor brings to bear his or her discipline and insight to this topic. The links between internal and external factors and the relationship between internal developments and external reactions are carefully examined.5/5(1).

Filled with original and fresh interpretations, it presents the most comprehensive knowledge about Nigeria in a single volume. "Written in honor of the indefatigable Toyin Falola, who is one of the leading Africanists of our time, this is a densely woven book of synthesis and reinterpretation of Nigerian history in the twentieth s: 1.

My focus is on the two interrelated themes of politics and economy that have defined the history of Nigeria during the twentieth century and that will continue to shape its future in the next millennium.

Drawing on a large body of primary and secondary sources, this book analyzes the history of Nigeria from its early period to the present. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

A History of Nigeria () documents the millennia-long history of the areas that make up the modern nation of Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country. Going on an epic journey from the region’s precolonial past right up to the country’s recent transition toward democracy, the authors document the riveting history of a nation and, of course, its people – whose future looks bright.

Nigeria in the Twentieth Century Toyin Falola (editor) Carolina Academic Press () This book focuses on the major issues in the history of Nigeria during the twentieth century, showing how the country was created and governed under different regimes.

While recognizing the role of. The book comprises 11 carefully selected chapters that are focused on a historical exploration of the challenges of Nigeria’s development.

The editor adopts a methodology of selection of works embodying various ideas, constructs and theories about Nigeria’s development through case studies that traverse pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial Nigerian society thus providing.

The conference will cover a wide array of subjects on Nigeria during the twentieth century. This is the first scholarly conference to review the entire history and society of Nigeria during the twentieth century. It will lay the foundation for a follow-up conference on Nigeria in the 21st century.

Scholars from many disciplines are represented. Like Senegal, Mali, northern Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya and Tanganyika, Zanzibar¹ saw the development of several distinct traditions of reform in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, but in it experienced a revolution that led to the almost complete collapse of existing Islamic scholarship.

A more rigorous selection of papers for publication and a closer focus on the objective of the book, rather than simply reproducing the format and atmosphere of the conference in published form, would have made for a more important and more welcome contribution to our knowledge of the state of Nigeria in the twentieth century.

Now available in a new paperback printing, this book edited by Toyin Falola focuses on the major issues of the history of Nigeria during the twentieth century, showing how the country was created and governed under different : Paper.

Postcolonial Modernism: Art and Decolonization in Twentieth-Century Nigeria is perhaps the most important book of its kind to appear in years.

In succinct and lucid language, and lavishly illustrated pages, it offers a vigorous analysis of the artistic forces that lend a new understanding of the complex formations of global art history."Price: $   With nearly two hundred and fifty individually signed entries, the Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century African History explores the ways in which the peoples of Africa and their politics, states, societies, economies, environments, cultures and arts were transformed during the course of that Janus-faced century.

Overseen by a diverse and distinguished international Pages:   Encyclopedia of twentieth-century african history. Winner Description: ed. by Paul Tiyambe Zeleza and Dickson Eyoh.; Routledge, Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): Encyclopedia of.

Teaching History in Twentieth Century Nigeria 21 longer was African history to be treated as the history of European activi ties on the continent.

The African was put squarely at the center of his own history. Such was the message of Dike's book The Ibadan School of history has played a vital part in the spread of this new approach to the. Hausa Women in the Twentieth Century refutes the notion that Hausa women are pawns in a patriarchal Muslim society.

The contributors, all of whom have done field research in Hausaland, explore the ways Hausa women have balanced the demands of Islamic expectations and Western choices as their society moved from a precolonial system through. Although focusing on Nigeria’s capital, the study has a wider global implication in that it draws attention to how postcolonial countries that were formed at the turn of the twentieth century are continuously fragmenting and remade by the emergence of new nation states like South Sudan.

With nearly two hundred and fifty individually signed entries, the Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century African History explores the ways in which the peoples of Africa and their politics, states, societies, economies, environments, cultures and arts were transformed during the course of that Janus-faced century.

Overseen by a diverse and distinguished international .Understanding the need for further interrogation of books to identify and elaborate on historical nuances that are relevant to the deciphering the present Nigerian socio-political cum developmental quagmire; the Ibadan School of Government and Public Policy’s Book Readers Club has identified, “Nigeria in the Twentieth Century: History.The second half of the twentieth century saw the publication of massive amounts of literature on Nigeria by Nigerian and non-Nigerian historians.

This volume reflects on that literature, focusing on those works by Nigerians in the context of the rise Author: Toyin Falola, Saheed Aderinto.