The essays in this book bring together for the first time a discussion on the multicultural and ethnolinguistic groupings of Nigeria. By employing historical and sociological perspectives, each chapter provides an account of the origin, beliefs, and important ceremonial and traditional practices of each group. Readers will learn the vibrant social peculiarities that have shaped patriarchal Nigeria. The ethnic groups covered are the Efik/ Ibibio, Fulani, Hausa, Igboo, Nupe, Tiv, and Yoruba.
- Publisher : Africa World Pr (December 1, 1995)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 156 pages
- ISBN-10 : 086543283X
- ISBN-13 : 978-0865432833
- Item Weight : 4.9 ounces
- Dimensions : 5.5 x 0.75 x 8.5 inches