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Nigeria's Urban History: Past and Present
Title: Nigeria's Urban History: Past and Present
Authors: Hakeem Ibikunle Tijani, Author
Material Type: printed text
Publisher: Lanham : University Press of America, 2006
ISBN (or other code): 978-0-7618-3433-5
Size: 256
General note: Nigeria's Urban History is a collection of sixteen peer-reviewed essays that explore the nature of Nigeria's urbanism and the challenges it faces. Beginning with analysis of the role of colonialism in the country's urban identity, the volume examines the role of the present oil economy, gender issues, human interactions, poverty, crime, prostitution, and transportation on the nature of urban life and culture. The insights of this collection will benefit students and researchers, historians and social scientists, policymakers and planners alike.
Languages: English
Class number: 08.3.2 (Urbanism in Nigeria)
Keywords: Urbanism ; Urbanism in Africa ; Urbanism in Nigeria ; Urbanization ; History of Nigeria

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