Colonial Meltdown: Northern Nigeria in the Great Depression

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Historians of colonial Africa have largely regarded the decade of the Great Depression as a period of intense exploitation and colonial inactivity. In "Colonial Meltdown," Moses E. Ochonu challenges this conventional interpretation by mapping the determined, at times violent, yet instructive responses of Northern Nigeria s chiefs, farmers, laborers, artisans, women, traders, and embryonic elites to the British colonial mismanagement of the Great Depression. Colonial Meltdown explores the unraveling of British colonial power ...

Colonial Meltdown: Northern Nigeria in the Great Depression 2009, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821418901

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Colonial Meltdown: Northern Nigeria in the Great Depression 2009, Ohio University Press

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