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Niven, C.R.. A Short History of Nigeria., 1937.First Edition

Niven, C.R.. A Short History of Nigeria. London, Longmans, Green and Co Ltd, 1937.Stated First Edition, Cloth Bound, 12mo – over 6¾ – 7¾” tall, Very Good/ No Jacket, 262pp. Scarce FIRST EDITION. Green cloth. Bibliography, index. Including 7 maps showing place names, boundaries of ancient empires, British Administrations, railways, tribes and provinces. Illustrated endpapers showing map of Nigeria (front) and Comparative Table of Dates (rear). Includes chapters on External influences; West African influences; Bornu; Hausaland: Kano, Katsina, Zaria, Gobir, Zamfara & Kebbi; Niger Provinces; Yoruba provinces; The Fulani rising; Eastern Fulani empire; Western Fulani empire; Yoruba & Ilorin; North-eastern provinces; The Coast; European exploration of the interior; Trade and administration in the north. Previous owner’s name written neatly on flyleaf, light scuffs to spine otherwise clean. A nice copy of this book written in the Age of Empire. (History, British Empire, Africa, Nigeria) (ref.-000024)

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December 13, 2011 at 4:24 pm

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