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The History of Nigeria (The Greenwood Histories...

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This one is in Acceptable condition! Ex-library copy. There is a taped tear on the top of the spine on the front and back. Library stickers/stamps. Wear and tear on the corners of the cover. A few dog ears/wrinkles. Text is clean. See pictures! SercelShop is a family business! Books and other products are hand-selected, packed, and shipped by a husband and wife team from Alabama. If you have any questions, we'd love to hear from you. We appreciate your business! --The Sercels

ISBN: 0313306826

Publisher's Description: "This succinct, authoritative, and engagingly written history of Nigeria from its earliest beginnings though 1998 provides an excellent introduction to the country's history. Constructed around the two interrelated themes of politics and the economy, it relates the development of the Nigerian people from antiquity to the present. Following a timeline of events in the history of Nigeria, Falola, a leading historian on Nigeria and a distinguished Africanist, provides a coherent narrative that carefully integrates the past and present to help the student and general reader understand the forces at play in the development of Nigeria throughout its long history. Biographical sketches of notable Nigerians, maps, and a bibliographical essay will aid the beginning researcher.