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Political organization in Nigeria since the late Stone Age 1 edition

Political organization in Nigeria since the late Stone Age
John Nwachimereze Oriji

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Political organization in Nigeria since the late Stone Age
a history of the Igbo people
1st ed.
John N. Oriji

Published 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Although the Igbo constitute one of the largest ethnic nationalities of Nigeria and the West African sub-region, little is know about their political history before the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. This book is then a pioneer study of the broad changes Igbo political systems have undergone since the prehistoric period"--

Table of Contents

Igboland before and during the Iron Age : from stateless societies to mini states
The Igbo and their neighbors before the fifteenth century
The Igbo and the Benin, Igala, and Ijo mega states during the trans-Atlantic slave trade
The Aro trade network : changes in Igbo society during the eighteenth-nineteenth centuries
Abolition of the slave trade and the geneses of legitimate commerce, Christianity, and the new imperialism
Developments in Igboland from the 1890s to the 1970s.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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DT515.45.I33 O74 2011

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