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- 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...
- 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...
- Hunter Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99
The incredible journey started without any planning whatsoever. One dreary, cold, wet English evening we were really fed up with the typical English winters. We took out a map of the world, opened it on the table, then my husband closed his eyes and stuck a pin randomly in the map. This was where we would go. Well, it was Africa, Zambia to be exact.... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2015; Not Available
Rainer Hackel, der seit zwanzig Jahren nach Ghana reist, vermittelt in seinem fesselnden Reisebericht Einblicke in das faszinierende und widersprüchliche Leben des westafrikanischen Landes. Er erlebt das bunte Treiben auf den Märkten, taucht in das magische Leben Westafrikas ein und trifft auf berühmte Ghanaer wie Kofi Annan. Hackel geht aber auch... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50
Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Gambia, The will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Gambia, The, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...
- Sub-Saharan Publishers 2014; US$ 47.00
This collection of essays on archaeology and heritage studies is authored by local and expatriate scholars who are either past or current practitioners in archaeological work in Ghana. The subject matter covered includes the history and evolution of the discipline in Ghana; the method and theory or ?how to do it? in archaeology, fi eld research reports,... more...
- Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 34.95
An insider traces the details of hope and ambition gone wrong in the ?Giant of Africa,? Nigeria, Africa?s most populous country. When it gained independence from Britain in 1960, hopes were high that, with mineral wealth and over 140 million people, the most educated workforce in Africa, Nigeria would become Africa?s first superpower and a stabilizing... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 129.99
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...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 92.99
This new edition is based primarily on recent research on the country, but covers the earliest known inhabitants, the colonial era, and the period of independence including the very confusing turmoil of the recent past. The chronology briefly traces its history and the introduction provides an essential overview of all the recent developments in the... more...