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History of Nigeria

History of Nigeria

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Published by Longman Nigeria in Ikeja .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementToyin Falola ... [et al.].
      ContributionsFalola, Toyin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.59 .H57 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1-2 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1760094M
      ISBN 109781396768, 9781396776
      LC Control Number92107114


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The country became independent on October 1,and in adopted a republican constitution but elected to stay a member of the Commonwealth.

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The latter part of the book studies globally the years of the middle period of Islamic history and its politics, Islam in modern times, and concludes with a historical profile of Islam in Nigeria from its inception in the eleventh century until the present.

The author is a historian at the Univerity of Nigeria and a cultural Christian. As with many Nigerian writers, Femi Osofisan’s oeuvre – encompassing plays, poems and novels – is informed by colonialism and its legacy, and is a clear protest against corruption and injustice.

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