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Author Njoku, Raphael Chijioke

Title African cultural values : Igbo political leadership in colonial Nigeria, 1900-1966 / Raphael Chijioke Njoku
Published New York : Routledge, [2006]


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 251 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series African studies
African studies (Routledge (Firm))
Contents Traditions, adaptations, and social change under colonial rule -- Dr. Alvan Azinna Ikoku of Arochukwu (1900-1971) -- Dr. Akanu Ibiam : the Eze Ogo I of Unwana (Afikpo) (1906-1995) -- The Arondizuogu "argonauts" : Mazi Mbonu Ojike (1914-1956) and Dr. Kingsley Ozuomba Mbadiwe (1917-1990)
Summary Although numerous studies have been made of the Western educated political elite of colonial Nigeria in particular, and of Africa in general, very few have approached the study from a perspective that analyzes the impacts of indigenous institutions on the lives, values, and ideas of these individuals. This book is about the diachronic impact of indigenous and Western agencies in the upbringing, socialization, and careers of the colonial Igbo political elite of southeastern Nigeria. The thesis argues that the new elite manifests the continuity of traditions and culture and therefore their leade
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-239) and index
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Subject Igbo (African people) -- Politics and government
Political leadership -- Nigeria -- History -- 20th century
HISTORY -- Africa -- West.
Igbo (African people) -- Politics and government
Political leadership
Politics and government
Politische Elite
SUBJECT Nigeria -- Politics and government -- To 1960.
Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-1975.
Subject Nigeria
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006007102
ISBN 9781135528201