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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