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Nigeria's Urban History: Past and Present

Nigeria's Urban History: Past and Present (Paperback)

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Nigeria's Urban History is a collection of sixteen peer-reviewed essays that explore the nature of Nigeria's urbanism and the challenges it faces. Beginning with analysis of the role of colonialism in the country's urban identity, the volume examines the role of the present oil economy, gender issues, human interactions, poverty, crime, prostitution, and transportation on the nature of urban life and culture.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social Sciences Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 28/03/2006 ISBN-13: 9780761834335  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Hakeem Ibikunle Tijani is Assistant Professor of History and Social Science at the University of St. Francis. He received his Ph.D. in History from the University of South Africa. In addition to this book, he is the author of Britain, Leftist Nationalists, and the Transfer of Power in Nigeria, 1945-1965 (New York / London: Routledge, 2006).

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