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Nigeria under British rule

Geary, William Nevill Montgomerie Sir

Nigeria under British rule

by Geary, William Nevill Montgomerie Sir

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nigeria -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby William Nevill M. Geary.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT515 G4, DT515 G4 1927
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312 p. :
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18997816M

    The author traces the history of British rule from the beginning, using unpublished material for the period prior to The book is based in large part upon personal observation of developments and is well equipped with statistics.   5 of the worst atrocities carried out by the British Empire. A YouGov poll found 43 per cent of Brits thought the British Empire was a good thing, while 44 .

    By , virtually the entire country was under British rule. Despite the fact that they mostly ruled with indirect rule, they also set up some officials to govern the area, which the local chiefs obeyed. The non-uniform approach of Western ideas into Nigeria affected its fate dramatically.   After his retirement from colonial service in , Lugard put his practical experiences of indirect rule into a book. “The Dual Mandate in British Tropical Africa” published in This book caught the admiration of the British a result, indirect rule was rapidly spread to other British African colonies.

    of all Nigerians, declared: "We are grateful to the British officers whom we have known, first as masters and then as leaders and finally as partners but always as friends. According to a widely held view, Britain's Colonial rule in Nigeria did not make sufficient allowance for the growth in . Blog. J Get ready for back to school with Prezi’s Flipped Classroom video series; J Learning styles myth: Do learning styles actually matter?


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Colonial Nigeria was the era in the History of Nigeria when the region of West Africa was ruled by Great Britain in from the mid-nineteenth century untilwhen Nigeria achieved independence. British influence in the region began with the prohibition of slave trade to British subjects in Britain annexed Lagos in and established the Oil River Protectorate in Capital: Lagos.

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Find more information about: OCLC Number: Nigeria Under British Rule () (Hardback) by Sir William M. Geary and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Nigeria - Nigeria - Nigeria as a colony: After the British government assumed direct control of the Royal Niger Company’s territories, the northern areas were renamed the Protectorate of Northern Nigeria, and the land in the Niger delta and along the lower reaches of the river was added to the Niger Coast Protectorate, which was renamed the Protectorate of Southern Nigeria.

British colonial rule: The sixty years of Britain's colonial rule in Nigeria are characterized by frequent reclassifying of different regions for administrative purposes. They are symptomatic of the problem of uniting the country as a single state.

The two protectorates were joined in under British governor‐general Frederick Lugard, and the Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria was established.

marks Nigeria’s grand celebration of the th anniversary of the union between the northern and southern regions. Indirect Rule in Northern Nigeria. The Northern protectorate of Nigeria was divided into six provinces under a British official known as ‘Resident’.

The provinces were then sub-divided into districts which was also headed by an official known as the district commissioner. The two protectorates were participated in under British governor‐general Frederick Lugard, and the Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria was built up.

imprints Nigeria’s great festival of the th commemoration of the joining between the northern and southern locales. This book is a definitive, head-on confrontation with Nigeria’s experience under British rule, deftly showing how the country was forever changed by colonialism—perhaps cataclysmically.

Author Max Siollun is a historian and author who specialises in Nigeria's history. Nigeria (/ n aɪ ˈ dʒ ɪər i ə / ()), officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a sovereign country located in West Africa bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the southern coast is on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic a is a federal republic comprising 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where the.

The Royal Niger Company was a mercantile company chartered by the British government in the nineteenth century.

It was formed in as the United African Company and renamed to National African Company in and to Royal Niger Company in In the company became part of the United Africa Company, which came under the control of Unilever in the s and continued to exist.

The Yoruba, under pressure, drew closer to Britain, which annexed Lagos in InBritish control expanded with the creation of the Oil Rivers Protectorate, set up under treaties with Yoruba rulers, and then the north, while the Igbo were conquered.

ByBritain had control of Nigeria. I hope my book, Another Man's War, will shatter some of the prejudices around Nigeria, and make readers think about Britain's imperial legacy in a new way.

Cunliffe-Jones is a British. The north-south ethno-religious divide is now somewhat blurred, however, the southward migration of Nigerian Muslims took place under British colonial rule. Read "Nigeria Under British Rule ()" by Sir William M.N.

Geary available from Rakuten Kobo. First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Nigeria under British Rule Hardcover – January 1, by William N.M. Geary (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" — — — Hardcover — The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more.

Author: William N.M. Geary. The British rule during most of the colonial days was more of bureaucratic and autocratic rule. At the earlier days, the British adopted indirect rule over Nigeria.

The Lagos colony was however merged with the Southern Nigeria protectorate in The two were later merged with the northern Nigeria protectorate in   This chapter examines the nationalist struggle in Nigeria. It takes a historical look at the movement and the various factors that facilitated its spread.

It argues that while nationalism is often seen as agitation against the colonial order, in precolonial Nigeria the various reactions of its peoples and societies against the incursion of the British into their territories laid the foundation. Nigeria Under British Rule () - Kindle edition by Geary, Sir William M.N.

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