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An Introduction to Nigerian Traditional Architecture: South-Eastern Nigeria: The Igbo-speaking People by Z.R. Dmochowski

Author: Z.R. DmochowskiPublisher: Ethnographica; National Commission for Museums and MonumentsPublication Date: 1990Format: HardcoverPages: 152ISBN-10: 0905788281ISBN-13: 978-0905788289Language: English Overview “An Introduction to Nigerian Traditional Architecture: South-Eastern Nigeria: The Igbo-speaking People” by Z.R. Dmochowski is a comprehensive study that explores the traditional…

Ohaffia: A Matrilineal Ibo People” by Philip O. Nsugbe

Author: Philip O. NsugbePublisher: Oxford University PressPublication Date: January 1, 1974Format: HardcoverPages: 152ISBN-10: 0198231822ISBN-13: 978-0198231820Language: English Overview “Ohaffia: A Matrilineal Ibo People” by Philip O. Nsugbe is an ethnographic study that explores the unique matrilineal kinship system of the Ohaffia…

ODINANI: The Igbo Sacred Tradition by Emmanuel Ojiaku

Author: Emmanuel OjiakuPublisher: Independently publishedPublication Date: February 5, 2021Format: PaperbackPages: 30ISBN-13: 979-8705132928Language: English Overview “ODINANI: The Igbo Sacred Tradition” by Emmanuel Ojiaku is a concise exploration of the religious and cultural practices of the Igbo people, an ethnic group in…

The Roots of the Igbos: Uncovering the Origins of Nigeria’s Cultural Giants by Vivian Chibuife

Title: The Roots of the Igbos: Uncovering the Origins of Nigeria’s Cultural GiantsAuthor: Vivian ChibuifePublisher: Independently publishedPublication Date: February 14, 2023Format: PaperbackPages: 81ISBN-13: 979-8377402152Language: English Overview “The Roots of the Igbos: Uncovering the Origins of Nigeria’s Cultural Giants” by Vivian Chibuife is a thorough investigation into the earliest…

Igbo Art And Culture: And Other Essays (Classic Authors and Texts on Africa) – by Simon Ottenberg

Title: Igbo Art And Culture: And Other EssaysAuthor: Simon OttenbergEditor: Toyin FalolaPublisher: Africa World PressPublication Date: January 1, 2006Format: PaperbackPages: 482ISBN-10: 1592214428ISBN-13: 978-1592214426Language: English Overview “Igbo Art And Culture: And Other Essays” by Simon Ottenberg is a comprehensive collection of essays that encapsulates over forty years of scholarly research on…

Among the Ibos of Nigeria by G.T. Basden

Title: Among the Ibos of Nigeria: 1912Author: G.T. BasdenPublisher: RoutledgePublication Date: February 18, 1966Format: HardcoverPages: 508ISBN-10: 0714616338ISBN-13: 978-0714616339Language: English Overview “Among the Ibos of Nigeria: 1912” by G.T. Basden offers a comprehensive description of the life, customs, and beliefs of the Igbo people of Nigeria. Written by a missionary…

Ada/Umuada in Igbo Land Nigeria.: Ada Igbo. by Okeke Vivian

Title: Ada/Umuada in Igbo Land Nigeria: Ada IgboAuthor: Okeke VivianPublisher: Self-published on Amazon KDPPublication Date: November 12, 2022Format: Kindle EditionPages: 4ASIN: B0BM8BPCW1Language: English Overview “Ada/Umuada in Igbo Land Nigeria: Ada Igbo” by Okeke Vivian is a concise exploration of the cultural significance of first-born daughters in Igbo communities…

Igbo worlds: An anthology of oral histories and historical descriptions by Elizabeth Allo Isicheii

Title: Igbo Worlds: An Anthology of Oral Histories and Historical DescriptionsAuthor: Elizabeth Allo IsicheiPublisher: MacmillanPublication Date: 1977Format: PrintPages: 355Language: EnglishISBN: 0333198360, 9780333198360 Author Background Elizabeth Allo Isichei, a New Zealand-born author, historian, and academic, has a profound connection with Nigeria, particularly with the Igbo people. She was born…

Conflicts of Religion; African Traditional Religion and Christianity by Drake Wilson

Title: Conflicts of Religion; African Traditional Religion and ChristianityAuthor: Drake WilsonFormat: Kindle EditionPublication Date: March 8, 2023Print Length: 27 pagesLanguage: EnglishASIN: B0BXVL777C Overview Drake Wilson’s “Conflicts of Religion” examines the intersection and interaction between African Traditional Religion and Christianity in Eastern Nigeria. The book provides a concise…

Groundwork of the History and Culture of Onitsha by S. I Bosah

Title: Groundwork of the History and Culture of OnitshaAuthor: S. I BosahPublication Date: January 1, 1977Format: PaperbackPages: 224Language: EnglishItem Weight: 1.74 poundsASIN: B0000E8PSCPublisher: s.n Overview “Groundwork of the History and Culture of Onitsha” by S. I Bosah offers a thorough examination of the history and culture of Onitsha, a…

IGBO HISTORY AND CULTURE by Ebeke Ugochukwu

Book Details Title: IGBO HISTORY AND CULTUREAuthor: Ebeke UgochukwuFormat: Kindle EditionPrint Length: 51 pagesASIN: B0838VCF5HPublication Date: December 29, 2019Language: English Synopsis of ‘IGBO HISTORY AND CULTURE’ In “IGBO HISTORY AND CULTURE,” Ugochukwu offers readers an engaging overview of the Igbo, one of West Africa’s most populous and…

The Rise of British Colonialism in Southern Nigeria, 1700-1900 by Kalu E. Ume

Book Details Title: The Rise of British Colonialism in Southern Nigeria, 1700-1900Author: Kalu E. UmePublisher: Exposition PressPublication Date: January 1, 1980Format: HardcoverPages: 265ISBN-10: 0682495336ISBN-13: 978-0682495332Language: English About the Author Kalu E. Ume is an author who has extensively researched the history of British colonialism in southern Nigeria. His work…