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Author Oduntan, Oluwatoyin, author.

Title Power, culture and modernity in Nigeria : beyond the colony / Oluwatoyin Oduntan
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge studies in the modern history of Africa
Routledge studies in the modern history of Africa.
Contents Before the modern : the burden of origins and traditions -- Incipient order : settlers and returnees making the nation (1850-1880) -- Making monarchy : political centralization on the colonial margin, 1893-1914 -- Making the nation : identity and modernity on a colonial margin, 1918-1940 -- Elites know their boundaries : power in medical discourses 1937-1950 -- A nation unfulfilled : global ideas, Nigerian nationalism and the reorientation of elite power in Abeokuta, 1930-1950 -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Egba (African people) -- Politics and government
Elite (Social sciences) -- Nigeria -- History
Power (Social sciences) -- Nigeria -- History
Egba (African people) -- Politics and government.
Elite (Social sciences)
HISTORY -- Africa -- West.
Power (Social sciences)
Nigeria -- History -- 19th century
Nigeria -- History -- 20th century
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315102293