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  • The Accidental Public Servantby Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

    Safari Books Ltd. 2013; US$ 54.95

    This is a story of Nigeria, told from the inside. After a successful career in the private sector, Nasir El-Rufai rose to the top ranks of Nigeria's political hierarchy, serving first as the privatization czar at the Bureau for Public Enterprises and then as Minister of the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja under former President Olesegun Obasanjo.... more...

  • Among the Ibos of Nigeria 1912by G.T. Basden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1966 more...

  • Being and Becoming Hausaby Anne Haour; Benedetta Rossi

    BRILL 2010; US$ 107.00

    Drawing on anthropology, linguistics, economic history, and archaeology, this book offers a compelling portrait of the emergence and evolution of Hausa identity in West Africa. more...

  • Biafraby Peter Baxter

    Helion & Company 2015; US$ 16.99

    Nigeria was a unique concept in the formation of modern Africa. It began life as a highly lucrative if climatically challenging holding of the Royal Niger Company, a British Chartered Company under the control of Victorian capitalist Sir George Taubman Goldie. It was handed over to indigenous rule in 1960 with the best of intentions and a profound... more...

  • The Biafra Storyby Frederick Forsyth

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 7.99

    The Nigerian civil war of the late 1960s was one of the first occasions when Western consciences were awakened and deeply affronted by the level of the suffering and the scale of atrocity being played out in the African continent. This was thanks not just to advances in communication technology but to the courage and journalistic skills of correspondents... more...

  • Boko Haramby Mike Smith

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 14.95

    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 ˙ rst in-depth account of the violence... more...

  • Colonial Meltdownby Moses E. Ochonu

    Ohio University Press 2009; US$ 23.99

    Historians of colonial Africa have largely regarded the decade of the Great Depression as a period of intense exploitation and colonial inactivity. In Colonial Meltdown , Moses E. Ochonu challenges this conventional interpretation by mapping the determined, at times violent, yet instructive responses of Northern Nigeria?s chiefs, farmers, laborers,... 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...

  • Colonialism by Proxyby Moses E. Ochonu

    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...

  • Demokratische Elemente und Gewaltenteilung im islamischen Dalinç Dereköy

    Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 71.47

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Autor stellt Kernbereiche des islamischen Staats- und Staatsorganisationsrechts dar, hebt dabei dessen Einfluss auf das Staatsrecht von einigen ausgewählten Territorial- bzw. Nationalstaaten, die sich als islamisch definieren, hervor und zeigt Gemeinsamkeiten mit westlichem Staatsrecht und Staatsrechtsverständnis auf. Hierdurch... more...