Table of contents for A history of Nigeria / Toyin Falola and Matthew M. Heaton.

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Introduction; 1. Early states and societies, 9,000 BCE-1500 CE; 2. Slavery, state and society, c. 1500-c. 1800; 3. Political and economic transformations in the nineteenth century; 4. Transition to British colonial rule, 1850-1903; 5. Colonial society to 1929; 6. Nationalist movements and independence, 1929-1960; 7. Instability and civil war, 1960-1970; 8. Oil, state, and society, 1970-1983; 9. Civil society and democratic transition, 1984-2007; 10. Nigeria and Nigerians in world history; Concluding remarks: Corruption, anti-corruption, and the 2007 elections.

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Nigeria -- History.