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Three Nigerian Emirates: A Study in Oral History

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Three Nigerian Emirates: A Study in Oral History is a widely held study on a scarcely examined region of Nigeria. Victor N. Low presents a detailed account of the leaders, people, and culture of the Hadejia, Katagum, and Gombe regions documented in a transcribed oral history. This work presents a valuable portrait of societies where the tradition of memory and oral history are the only means of remembering the past.

About the Author

VICTOR NELSON LOW (born 1931) received his Ph. D. from UCLA in 1967. He was a lecturer in Islamic history and institutions at the Haile Sellassie I University and a professor of history at Michigan State University.


By Victor Nelson Low

Publication Date: 1971

  • History
  • West Africa
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    E-ISBN: 978-0-8101-3853-7

    P-ISBN: 978-0-8101-3852-0

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