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Africa called : science and development in Nigeria

Author: Alan Hayward
Publisher: London ; New York : Radcliffe Press ; New York : In the United States and in Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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British Colonial Africa was considered ripe for commercial and economic progress and 'Development' was the watchword and basis of government policy, as is clear from the Colonial Development and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Erlebnisbericht
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hayward, Alan, 1916-
Africa called.
London : Radcliffe, 2008
(OCoLC)607786892
Online version:
Hayward, Alan, 1916-
Africa called.
London : Radcliffe, 2008
(OCoLC)609346338
Named Person: Alan Hayward; Alan Hayward
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Hayward
ISBN: 9781845114947 1845114949
OCLC Number: 170039467
Description: xxiv, 198 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Map of West Africa xxiv --
1 Incubation 1 --
2 To Nigeria 15 --
UK to Nigeria 1948: initiation 15 --
Consumer habits not seen in Europe 21 --
Lagos to Kano, 1948 24 --
Our mandate 28 --
UK to Nigeria 1952: Lagos or bust 30 --
3 Early Days 35 --
The Kano scene 35 --
Animals 37 --
Laughter is good for the immune system 42 --
Lost in the bush with two unique encounters 44 --
Shooting 50 --
4 Peanut Problems 57 --
The pyramids of Kano 57 --
Down the Niger 62 --
5 Near Misses 71 --
A very near miss 73 --
Skating in Nigeria 78 --
A dangerous camel 80 --
A fallen Dove 83 --
6 A Long Drive: Nigeria to the UK 85 --
Getting ready 87 --
French follies 89 --
To Tamenrasset 93 --
Tamenrasset to Algiers 102 --
7 Two Flashman-like Episodes 117 --
A fishy affair 117 --
To the Tenere with compliments 121 --
8 Aviantics 137 --
No brakes 138 --
Not my final flight? 139 --
Kano or be damned 140 --
Bogged down and arrested in Agadez 142 --
The desert bus 143 --
9 Across the Pond in 1980 147 --
Our skipper 147 --
Rendezvous 149 --
Charm 111 151 --
Our trip 152 --
A UFO? 161 --
Getting nearer 162 --
10 The Ganges to Singapore and Mogadishu 167 --
No picnic on the Ganges 167 --
Expelled from topsy-turvy land 170 --
11 A Glimpse of Senegal 177 --
An unholy mission in Senegal 180 --
A divided Nigeria 183 --
A disrupted society 186 --
The myth of colonial exploitation in Nigeria 187.
Responsibility: Alan Hayward.
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