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  • Nigeriaby Toyin Falola; Bukola Oyeniyi

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 89.00

    Written by leading experts in African studies, this broad introduction to Nigeria follows the history of the republic from the early period to the present day. more...

  • Colonialism and Violence in Nigeriaby Toyin Falola

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 21.20

    Colonialism and Violence in Nigeria looks closely at the conditions that created a legacy of violence in Nigeria. Toyin Falola examines violence as a tool of domination and resistance, however unequally applied, to get to the heart of why Nigeria has not built a successful democracy. Falola's analysis... more...

  • The African Diasporaby Toyin Falola

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 85.00

    In this definitive study of the diaspora in North America, Toyin Falola offers a causal history of the western dispersion of Africans and its effects on the modern world. Reengaging old and familiar debates and framing new ones that enrich the discourse surrounding Africa, Falola isolates the thread, running nearly six centuries, that connects the... more...

  • The African Diasporaby Toyin Falola

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 29.95

    The African diaspora is arguably the most important event in modern African history. From the fifteenth century to the present, millions of Africans have been dispersed -- many of them forcibly, others driven by economic need or political persecution -- to other continents, creating large communities with African origins living outside their native... more...

  • A History of Nigeriaby Toyin Falola; Matthew M. Heaton

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00

    An exploration of Nigeria's pre-colonial and colonial past, and its journey from independence to statehood. more...

  • Facts, Fiction, and African Creative Imaginationsby Toyin Falola; Fallou Ngom

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    This volume brings together insights from distinguished scholars from around the world to address the facts, fiction and creative imaginations in the pervasive portrayals of Africa, its people, societies and cultures in the literature and the media. The fictionalization of Africa and African issues in the media and the popular literature that blends... more...

  • The Yoruba Diaspora in the Atlantic Worldby Toyin Falola; Matt D. Childs

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 23.75

    This innovative anthology focuses on the enslavement, middle passage, American experience, and return to Africa of a single cultural group, the Yoruba. Moving beyond descriptions of generic African experiences, this anthology will allow students to trace the experiences of one cultural group throughout... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Nigeriaby Toyin Falola; Ann Genova

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 119.99

    Since independence in 1960, Nigeria has undergone tremendous change shaped by political instability, rapid population growth, and economic turbulence. The Historical Dictionary of Nigeria introduces Nigeria's rich and complex history. Readers will find a wealth of information on important contemporary issues like AIDS, human rights, petroleum, and... more...

  • Culture and Customs of Sudanby Kwame Essien; Toyin Falola

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    Amid a Sudan's dark history, saturated with conflicts and tragic current events, lies a culture with deep roots, going back as far as 8000 BC. With several hundred ethnic groups and languages, Sudan is one of the world's most diverse countries. Learn how these cultures have blended and collided throughout the centuries, and examine how traditions... more...

  • The Politics of the Global Oil Industry: An Introductionby Toyin Falola; Ann Genova

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 52.00

    The petroleum industry is among the most lucrative and most important in the world, and its impact within the realm of international politics is tremendous (although it can be overstated). Taking a well-balanced and objective approach to the complicated web of political and economic threads that make up the fabric of the oil industry, Falola and Genova... more...