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The Izon of the Niger Delta

Author: J P Clark-Bekederemo; Tekena N Tamuno; Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
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The Izon of the Niger Delta is a global history of the Izon, Ijo or Ijaw people from their homelands in the Niger Delta, through Nigeria, the West and Central African coastlands, and in the African diaspora into Europe, the America and the Caribbean. It is a preliminary study that raise questions and opens ground for further research. The book provides chapters that take an overview of issues on the environment of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J P Clark-Bekederemo; Tekena N Tamuno; Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa
ISBN: 9789788195429 9788195423
OCLC Number: 899261145
Description: 1 online resource (1 PDF (xviii, 849 pages) :) : color illustrations
Contents: Members of the Ijaw History Project Committee --
Contributing authors --
List of figures --
List of plates --
List of tables --
Appendices --
Preface --
Chapter 1. Introduction / E.J. Alagoa --
Chapter 2. Environment / B.L. Nyananyo, I. Daminabo and E.R> Aminigo --
Chapter 3. Population / C.O. Ikporukpo and Osi S. Akpoghomeh --
Chapter 4. The social context / Marida Hollos and Philip Leis --
Chapter 5. Life stages / Marida Hollos and Philip Leis --
Chapter 6. Language: some historical implications / Ozo mekuri Ndimele, Ethelbert E. Kari and Jones G.I. Ayuwo --
Chapter 7. The Western Delta and limit: basic linguistic survey / C. Budonyefa Agbegha --
Chapter 8. A common language for the Ijaw ethnic nationality? / Kay Williamson --
Chapter 9. Visual arts / Martha G. Anderson --
Chapter 10. Ogboinba: the Ijaw creation myth / Gabriel Okara --
Chapter 11 --
Canoes and fish in Ijo art and ritual / Martha G. Anderson --
Chapter 12. Literature of the Izon / Eldred Ibibiem Green and Seiyifa Koroye --
Chapter 13. Night one of the Ozidi saga / J.P. Clark --
Chapter 14. Resources / Adaye Orugbani --
Chapter 15. Prehistory / Abi A. Derefaka and Stanley Okoroafor --
Chapter 16. History / Atei Mark Okorobi --
Chapter 17. Linkages / E.J. Alagoa --
Chapter 18. The Western Delta limit / E.J. Alagoa, E.A. Kowei, B.J. Owei and J.B. Dunu --
Chapter 19. The Western Delta / E.J. Alagoa and Ebiegberi A. Femowei --
Chapter 20. The central Delta / Atei Mark Okorobia --
Chapter 21. The Eastern Delta / Abi A. Derefaka and Adaye Orugabni --
Chapter 22. The Eastern Delta limit / Nkparom C. Ejituwu, Jones M. Jaja and John H. Enemugwem --
Chapter 23. The Northern Delta limit / C.M. Sorgwe, O.C. Ama-Ogbari and M.P. Okonny --
Chapter 24. Wilberforce Island: a Niger Delta dispersal centre / E.J. Alagoa --
Chapter 25. The Izon and the Igboid neighbours / Ugwulor Eugene Nwala, Kingdom Orji and Gamaliel Sokari-George --
Chapter 26. The Ison and their Ogoni neighbours / Sonpie Kpone-TOnwe and Emma Gbenenye --
Chapter 27. The Izon and their neighbours of the Cross River Valley / Otu A. Ubi and Timipa Igoli --
Chapter 28. The Izon in Northern Nigeria / Ambily Etekpe and Joseph Kariboro --
Chapter 29. The Izon in West and Central Africa / Saviour Nathan A. Agoro, Charles Asuk, S.T. Olali and Ambilly Etekpe --
Chapter 30. The Izon in Britain / Benaebi Benatari Oguoko and Eva Ogbozimo Amgbare --
Chapter 31. The Izon in North America: history, politics and identity / Nimi Wariboko and Martha Anderson --
Chapter 32. Izon visibility in the Caribbean new world diaspora / Waibinte Wariboko, Otelemate G. Harry and Hubert Devonish --
Chapter 33. Conclusion: What future for the Izon in Nigeria? / Tekena N. Tamuno --
Bibliography / Jigekuma A. Ombu --
Index / Hudron K. Kari.
Responsibility: edited by Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa, Tekena Nitonye Tamuno, John Pepper Clark.

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The Izon of the Niger Delta is a global history of the Izon, Ijo or Ijaw people from their homelands in the Niger Delta, through Nigeria, the West and Central African coastlands, and in the African diaspora into Europe, the America and the Caribbean. It is a preliminary study that raise questions and opens ground for further research. The book provides chapters that take an overview of issues on the environment of the Niger Delta, an analysis of the Ijo population, the language, culture, resources, history and linkage to the rest of Nigeria and the world. In effect these chapters provide a syn.

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