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Visions of nationhood : prelude to the Nigerian Civil War /
G.N. Uzoigwe.
imprint
Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, 2010.
description
xxiii, 359 p.
ISBN
1592217060 (hbk.), 1592217079 (pbk.), 9781592217069 (hbk.), 9781592217076 (pbk.)
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imprint
Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, 2010.
isbn
1592217060 (hbk.)
1592217079 (pbk.)
9781592217069 (hbk.)
9781592217076 (pbk.)
contents note
pt. 1. Nigeria's post colonial traumas, 1960-1967 -- Crisis in the Western region, 1962 : struggle for regional power -- Controversy over national census, 1962-1963 : a portend of things to come -- Federal election, 1964-1965 : democracy Nigerian style -- Western region election, October 1965 : the "Wild Wild West" at it again -- Coups and countercoups, January-July 1966 : the fall of the house that Lugard built -- Genocide and secession, May 1966-May 1967 -- pt. 2. "The end of obedience is protection" : on the social contract and Biafran secession (a treatise of government) -- The historicity of the social contract -- The meaning of the state : why an individual or a group should obey it : Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau -- Modern relevance : case study of Biafra -- pt. 3. Select documents -- The meeting of the Supreme Military Council at Aburi, Accra, Ghana, 4-5 January, 1967 -- The Nigeria-Biafra conflict : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Peace Conference, 5-15 August 1968.
catalogue key
7352034
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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