Last edited by Kagall
Saturday, July 25, 2020 | History

8 edition of Tradition and transformation in Eastern Nigeria found in the catalog.

Tradition and transformation in Eastern Nigeria

a sociopolitical history of Owerri and its winterland, 1902-1947

by Felix K. Ekechi

  • 156 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

StatementFelix K. Ekechi.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18298439M
ISBN 100873383680, 0873383834
LC Control Number89034158
OCLC/WorldCa19669647

Mission cannot ignore its engagement with power. Christian mission is unavoidably located within matrices of power structures: religion, culture, colonial power, economic and gender. Nigeria’s ancient indigenous traditions continue to adapt and survive, though they also continue to be challenged by religious and political forces that seek to diminish their power. There are countless of these traditions in Nigeria, but the number of practitioners is difficult to determine, and is probably underestimated because religious identity numbers do not account for the many.

Eastern Nigeria, in an area first colonized by the British at the end of the nineteenth century. He obtained outstanding results at school and after graduating from university he became involved in journalism and writing. His interests include: the conflict between tradition and modernity, Christian history, African traditional religions, etc. The ____ society of eastern Nigeria produced more slaves than practically any other in the continent. Ibo Originally, African slaves were brought to the Americas to supply labor for the.

A traditional economy is a system that relies on customs, history, and time-honored beliefs. Tradition guides economic decisions such as production and distribution. Societies with traditional economies depend on agriculture, fishing, hunting, gathering, or some combination of . The Abolition of the Slave Trade in Southeastern Nigeria, , is a history of the campaign waged by Great Britain in colonial Nigeria from approximately on, to abolish the internal slave trade in the Bight of Biafra and its hinterland, a region also known as Eastern Nigeria, Southeastern Nigeria, the Eastern Provinces, or the trans-Niger Provinces.


Share this book
You might also like
Bowes Museum

Bowes Museum

Camden County, New Jersey, 1616-1976

Camden County, New Jersey, 1616-1976

Elements of field geology

Elements of field geology

Bauman beyond postmodernity

Bauman beyond postmodernity

evaluation of the governments Inner Cities Task Force Initiative

evaluation of the governments Inner Cities Task Force Initiative

Dangerous trade

Dangerous trade

Laboratory exercises in general biology

Laboratory exercises in general biology

Founders of early indological studies in the West

Founders of early indological studies in the West

Uniform and dress of the Army and Navy of the Confederate States of America.

Uniform and dress of the Army and Navy of the Confederate States of America.

Retrofit opportunities for energy management and cogeneration

Retrofit opportunities for energy management and cogeneration

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

Hypnotism today

Hypnotism today

Survey of the Jewish Day Schools of Dade and South Broward Counties

Survey of the Jewish Day Schools of Dade and South Broward Counties

Tradition and transformation in Eastern Nigeria by Felix K. Ekechi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tradition and Transformation in Eastern Nigeria: A Sociopolitical History of Owerri and Its Hinterland, [Ekechi, Felix K.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tradition and Transformation in Eastern Nigeria: A Sociopolitical History of Owerri and Its Hinterland, Author: Mac Dixon-Fyle, Felix K.

Ekechi. Get this from a library. Tradition and transformation in Eastern Nigeria: a sociopolitical history of Owerri and its hinterland, [Felix K Ekechi]. The Eastern Region was an administrative region in Nigeria, dating back originally from the division of the colony Southern Nigeria in Its first capital was capital was later moved to Enugu and the second capital was region was officially divided in into three new states, the East-Central State, Rivers State and South-Eastern l: Enugu.

10 Traditions Only Nigerians Can Understand. Nigeria is in West Africa, along the eastern coast of the Gulf of Guinea, and just north of the equator. While hopes are high for a strong economic transformation, high unemployment, high inflation, and more than a third of the population living under the poverty line indicate it will be a long and difficult road.

I was writing a book. Afro Asian Journal of Social Sciences Volume 1, No. 1 Quarter IV ISSN – THE EFFECTS OF WESTERN CIVILISATION AND CULTURE ON AFRICA Dare Arowolo (Lecturer, Dept.

of Political Science & Public Administration, Adekunle Ajasin University, Nigeria)File Size: 69KB. Tradition and Transformation in Eastern Nigeria: A Sociopolitical History of Owerri and Its Hinterland, avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 2 editions3/5(1).

Tradition and Politics in Africa: Indigenous Political Structures in Africa is based on selected original papers presented at the International conference on Indigenous Political Structures and Governance in Africa, held at the University Of Ibadan, Nigeria, in under the auspices of the Ford Foundation.

Drawing on the works of leading scholars, this volume explores the interaction between Format: Paperback. Michael Gomez, Silver Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University will present his book African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa (Princeton University Press, early ).

Free and open to the public | Lunch is provided ABOUT Islam in Africa has become an important and increasingly vibrant sub-field in Islamic Studies, attracting. State Policy, Agricultural Transformation and Decline in Eastern Nigeria, Chapter Yam is King.

Cassava is the Mother of all Crops: Farming, Culture, and Identity in Igbo Agrarian Culture. Chapter Migration Patterns and Identity Formation: The Igbo of Nigeria.

Gender and Society. Chapter Gender and Agricultural Policy in Cited by: 1. The main objective of this paper is to examine African culture and values. Since. culture is often seen as the sum total of the peculiarities shared by a people, a people’s values can be seen as part of their culture.

In discussing African culture and values, we are not presupposing that all Cited by:   efik (calabar) people: a tribe with unique and robust fattening room tradition The Efik are an ethnic group located in southeastern Nigeria.‘Efik’ is also the name of their language.

The actual origin of the Efik people is unknown and a subject of : Kwekudee. Religions of Africa outlines and clarifies the historical development of indigenous African belief sy Concise, expert, and fully accessible, this is an excellent introduction to the complex, diverse religious traditions of Africa practiced by peoples with vastly different cultures and languages/5(15).

Igboland is the home of the Igbo people and it covers most of the south-eastern Nigeria. This area is divided by the Niger River into two unequal sections – the eastern region and the midwestern region.

The river, however, has not acted as a barrier to cultural unity; rather it. Eastern Nigeria sits on the Gulf on Guinea, and beside the Bight of Biafra. In Eastern Nigeria, there are the Niger River, and the Niger Delta. The Niger Delta is the largest wetland, and has the largest oil deposits. Swampland lines the coast of eastern nigeria.

Ethnic Groups Igbo. Nigeria, which has long struggled with governance issues and poverty, is in need of a profound economic transformation. In the inaugural BusinessDay Scholars in. On 50 years ago, Yakubu Gowon, who served as head of state of Nigeria from toperhaps in anticipation of the audacious move by.

The West African nation of Nigeria is comprised of between and ethnic groups, but 60 percent of the people belong to one of four main groups, the Hausa, Fulani, Igbo and Yoruba. Islam. The traditional African religions (or traditional beliefs and practices of African people) are a set of highly diverse beliefs that includes various ethnic religions.

Generally, these traditions are oral rather than scriptural, include belief in an amount of higher and lower gods, sometimes including a supreme creator, belief in spirits, veneration of the dead, use of magic and traditional. Onitsha (Igbo: Ọ̀nị̀chà Mmílí or just Ọ̀nị̀chà) is a city located on the eastern bank of the Niger River, in Nigeria's Anambra State.A metropolitan city, Onitsha is known for its river port and as an economic hub for commerce, industry, and education.

It hosts the Onitsha Main Market, the largest market in Africa in terms of geographical size and volume of e: Aw. The book "Things Fall Apart" is based on the Igbo culture and ways of life.

The Igbo culture has a wide variety of traditions that they have developed for survival in daily life. In the Igbo numbered about million and by had grown to more than 15 million (some even claim 30 million, although there has been no widely accepted.Art historian Herbert M.

Cole has drawn from his extensive research in eastern Nigeria to produce the first book-length study of this unusual art form. Cole describes the building of a mbari mud house to honor the gods, a process rich in tradition and ritual, marked by body .•Yoruba art includes wood and ivory masks, bronze or clay statues, and drums.

• Yoruba women also work in street markets.