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Nigeria in the twentieth century

Author: Toyin Falola
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, ©2002.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nigeria in the twentieth century.
Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, ©2002
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toyin Falola
ISBN: 089089129X 9780890891292
OCLC Number: 51775907
Notes: Papers presented at a conference organized on March 29-31, 2002 at the University of Texas at Austin.
Description: xx, 947 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Photo album / Olusegun Fayemi --
Introduction / Toyin Falola --
Part A: Historiography and methodologies --
Archaeology, historiographic traditions, and institutional discourse of development / Akinwumi Ogundiran --
A history of the studies of culture and social life in Southeastern Nigeria / Simon Ottenberg --
Women and the complexity of gender relations / Gloria Chuku --
Colonial anthologies and the myth of self-portraiture: four Nigerian autobiographies and autogynographies / Paul Onyemechi Onovoh --
"Amirul Inglis?": Lugard and the transformation of the Northern Nigerian aristocracy, c.1903-1918 / Ibrahim Hamza --
Women and color consciousness in the Jihad discourse, 1770s-1860s / Mikelle Antoine --
The Nigerian press and the idea of Nigerian nation / Wale Adebanwi --
The state of cultural resource management / Aribidesi Usman. Part B: The colonial era --
Transitions in the political system of Igboland: the warrant chief system, 1900-1929 / Obinna Onwumere --
The colonial monetary system in Northern Nigeria, 1903-1939 / Ayodeji Olukoju --
The Fulani, dairy resources, and colonial animal products development programs / Akanmu G. Adebayo --
Dependency relationships in the twentieth-century / Ann O'Hear --
Market women, 1940-1960 / Ann Genova --
Western capital, African labourers: post abolition human traffic in the Spanish Gulf of Guinea, 1896-1945 / Olasiji Oshin --
Debating land policy in colonial Nigeria / Patrick Mbajekwe --
Christianity and the colonial state in Northern Nigeria, 1900-1960 / Andrew E. Barnes --
Communists and the nationalist movement / Hakeem Tijani --
Anti-colonial activity in Britain / Hakim Adi. Part C: Political woes and civil war --
Liberal democracy and federalism in contemporary politics / E. Ike Udogu --
Military occupation, the national question and the rise of ethnic nationalism / Anthony Onyemachi Agwuele --
Hometown associations and ethnic unions / Charles W. Abbott --
The challenges of nationhood / Tunde Babawale --
Militarism versus democratic governance / Chika B. Onwuekwe --
Anti-military groups in the 1990s / Ann Cooper --
The role of the Organization of African Unity in the civil war / Adebayo Oyebade --
Canada's role in the Nigerian civil war / Taiye A. Olowe --
Women in Anioma during the civil war / Egodi N. Uchendu --
The Nigerian civil war and an urban neighborhood in Northern Nigeria / Mohammed Bashir Salau --
Post-civil war Nigeria: reconciliation or vendetta? / Paul Obi-Ani --
Three decades after Biafra: a critique of the reconciliation policy / Pat Uche Okpoko. Ethnic minorities and Nigerian history / R.T. Akinyele --
Politics, rhetoric and ritual of the Ogoni movement / Anthony Agbali --
Ethnic minority agitation and the specter of national disintegration / Cyril Obi --
Civil society in Nigeria: conjectures and refutations / Ebenezer Obadare --
Part D: Modern economies and social conditions --
Role of women empowerment in the development of agriculture / T.Y. Tunde-Akintunde and B.O. Akintunde --
Mortality trends and the epidemiological transition / Jacob Adetunji --
The environment and sustainable development / Paul O.M. Njemanze --
Corporate social responsibility in a 'two-publics' economy / Nimi Wariboko. Part E: Traditional institutions and religions --
Traditional institutions and the Nation-State Project since 1960 / Osarhieme Benson Osadolor --
The Northern Yoruba and the struggle for identity / Olayemi Akinwumi --
Transatlantic transformations / Joni Lee Jones --
The last passage rite and women in Anioma / Egodi Uchendu --
Woyengi: the Egbema-Ijo's goddess of destiny / Lillian Ashcraft-Eason --
Shariʹa and politics since 1999 / Kirsten V. Walles --
The religious dimension of the Legitimacy Crisis, 1993-1998 / Ogbu U. Kalu --
Cultism and youth in higher institutions / Oluyemisi Adefunke Bamgbose. Part F: Regional and global politics --
Crying wolf: early Nigerian reactions to the Soviet Union, 1960-66 / Maxim Matusevich --
Nigeria's role in West Africa / Nnamdi O. Madichie & Nicholas A. Alli --
The impact of United States Diversity Lottery Visa on elite migrants / Michael O. Afolayan --
Nigerian literature in France / Francoise Parent-Ugochukwu --
Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe: musical elder and cultural icon for Igbo migrants / Sherri Canon --
Part G: Creativity and cultures --
Soyinka's Rockefeller ride / Bernth Lindfors --
Nigeria and the diaspora, solidarities and discords: the drama of Tess Onwueme / Chris Dunton --
Modernity and tradition in Tess Onwueme's plays / Juluette E. Bartlett --
Female writers and pivotal reconstructions / Ijeoma C. Nwajiaku --
Gender and nationalism in contemporary literature / Omofolabo Ajayi-Soyinka --
Suppression of women's desires in Zulu Sofola's plays / Elizabeth Brown-Guillory. Zulu Sofola and feminist consciousness / Daintee Glover Jones --
Politics in aesthetics: art as an instrument of nation building / Christopher O. Adejumo --
Part H: Creating the new nation --
Nigeria's defense in the twentieth century / Yomi Akinyeye --
Democracy and national development / Ademola Babalola --
Nigerian technology policy / Olufemi A. Babarinde --
English and politics / Augustine Agwuele --
Does Nigeria exist? Some philosophical reflections / Ashimuneze K. Heanacho.
Responsibility: edited by Toyin Falola.


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