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Historical dictionary of Nigeria.


Historical dictionary of Nigeria.

Falola, Toyin and Ann Genova.

Scarecrow Pr.


42 pages



Historical dictionaries of Africa; 111


This dictionary by Falola (history, U. of Texas at Austin) and Genova (a doctoral student at the U. of Texas at Austin) contains some 500 cross-referenced entries concerning notable people, organizations, places, events, issues, and cultural practices of Nigeria, with a focus on post-1990 developments. In addition to the dictionary entries, the volume contains a guide to acronyms and abbreviations, a map, a chronology, a bibliography, and an introductory essay providing a narrative overview of Nigerian history.

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Date:Nov 1, 2009
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