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- I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 29.00
An insurgency in Nigeria by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has left thousands dead, shaken Africa?s biggest country and worried the world. Yet it remains a mysterious ? almost unknowable ? organisation. ? rough exhaustive on-the-ground reporting, Mike Smith takes readers inside the con° ict and provides the ÿ rst in-depth account of the violence... more...
- Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 20.73
Nigeria ist ein Land der extremen Gegensätze. Heinrich Bergstresser versucht sich dieser Realität zu nähern und geht den Gründen für die vielfältigen Verwerfungen des »Systems« Nigeria nach. Auch mit Hilfe junger und etablierter nigerianischer Autoren wirft er einen ungeschminkten Blick auf dieses schwierige Land. Der größte christlich-islamische Staat... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
This book explores the ethnic and religious dimensions of the northern Nigeria ethno-religious conflict and develops a Genocide Proclivity Model for identifying the conflict?s genocidal inclinations. It argues that proclivity to genocide, though currently latent, underlies most cases of the wanton killings in northern Nigeria. more...
- Safari Books Ltd 2014; US$ 37.05
Nigeria at 100 is an attempt to document in modest and constructive language Nigeria's journey as a modern nation in the past 100 years, highlighting the landmark events during this period. the book is divided into four parts with a total of 22 chapters. The first part, with seven chapters deals with the historical background starting with the early... more...
- Safari Books Ltd 2014; US$ 34.20
Kokori: The Struggle for June 12 is the candid account of Chief Frank Kokori, former General Secretary of The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG). It details the roles he and other individuals played in the quest to revalidate the June 12, 1993 presidential election, which was annulled by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida. The book details,... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 120.00
The land, labor, credit, and trading institutions of Marmara village, in Hausaland, northern Nigeria, are detailed in this study through fieldwork conducted in two national economic cycles - the petroleum-boom prosperity (in 1977-1979), and the macro-economic decline (in 1985, 1996 and 1998). The book unveils a new paradigm of economic change in... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 24.99
Moses E. Ochonu explores a rare system of colonialism in Middle Belt Nigeria, where the British outsourced the business of the empire to Hausa-Fulani subcolonials because they considered the area too uncivilized for Indirect Rule. Ochonu reveals that the outsiders ruled with an iron fist and imagined themselves as bearers of Muslim civilization rather... more...