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Economic history of Nigeria : 19th and 20th centuries

Author: Onwuka N Njoku
Publisher: Enugu : Magnet Business Enterprises, 2001.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Njoku, Onwuka N.
Economic history of Nigeria.
Enugu : Magnet Business Enterprises, 2001
(DLC) 2002316595
(OCoLC)49593264
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Onwuka N Njoku
OCLC Number: 609425455
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 271 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgements --
Preface. --
Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION --
The Centrality of Economic History; --
the Environment --
PART ONE: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY --
Chapter 2: AGRICULTURE: CROP PRODUCTION --
Its importance; Agricultural Practice; --
Crops and Tools; Forest Tree Crops: Oil Palm, --
Rubber, Kola, Cocoa. Savannah Non-food Crops: --
Cotton, Indigo and Tobacco --
Chapter 3: AGRICULTURE: COMPLEMENTS TO --
CROP PRODUCTION --
Animal Rearing; Gathering, --
Hunting and Fishing; Land; Labour. --
Chapter 4: TRADITIONAL INDUSTRIES --
Soil-based Industries: Iron, Tin, Salt, Pottery --
Chapter 5: PLANT-BASED AND ANIMAL-BASED --
INDUSTRIES --
Plant-based: Textiles, Mat and Allied Wearing, --
Wood Craft, Calabash Carving; --
Animal-based: Leathery, Ivory Craft --
Chapter 6: INTERNAL TRADE --
Local Trade. Long Distance Trade: the Eastern, --
the Western and the Northern Systems; --
Organisation of the Trade, Services to Trade --
--
Transport, Mediums of Exchange --
Chapter 7: EXTERNAL TRADE --
The Trans-Saharan Trade: Shifting Trend; --
Organization of the Trade; Trade Commodities. --
Atlantic Trade: The Slave Trade --
Abolition Debate; --
Organization and Resilience; the Impact. --
"Legitimate Trade": Characteristics; Impact. --
Nigerian-European Relations --
PART TWO: THE TWENTIETH CENTURY --
(i) THE COLONIAL ERA --
Chapter 8: COLONIAL ECONOMIC GOALS --
AND INFRASTRUCTURE --
Economic Motives, Infrasructure: Administration; --
Transportation; Currency and Banking --
Chapter 9: AGRICULTURAL POLICY AND --
PRODUCTION --
Export Production: Stimuli to production; --
Principal Agricultural Exports --
Palm Oil and --
Kernel, Cocoa, Groundut, Cotton. Minor --
Exports --
Rubber, Timber, Benniseed, etc. --
Domestic Staples: Yam, Cassava/Garri, Grains, etc. --
Chapter 10: INDUSTRIAL POLICY AND --
MANUFACTURING --
Policy. Principal Extractive Industries --
Tin, Coal, --
Petroleum. Export --
Processing and Import --
--
Substition Industries. The Balance Sheet. --
Chapter 11: TRADE --
Domestic Trade: Its neglect, Importance and --
Dynamism. External Trade: From Laissez Faire to --
Official Control; Expatriate Dominance; Nigerian --
Traders on the Margin. --
(ii) THE POST-COLONIAL PERIOD --
Chapter 12:, GOVERNMENT AGRICULTURAL --
POLICIES AND PROGRAMMES --
(i) The Pre-Petroleum Era, 1960-69: The Southern --
Programmes --
Government Plantations; Farm --
Settlements, Poultry Explinsion Scheme; --
the Smallholder Tree-Crop Scheme. The Northern --
Programme: the Demonstration Extension Programme --
(ii) The Petroleum Era, 1970-2000: ADP, NAFPP, RBDP, --
OFN, GR, DFRRI, BLRWP. The Balance Sheet. --
Chapter 13: PERVETED INDUSTRIALISATION --
Cultivating the ground; the Industries and their --
chateracteristics: the Iron and Steel Mills, etc; --
Control and Ownership; Petroleum; --
the Construction Sector. The Balance Sheet. --
Chapter 14: SOCIAL AND POLITICAL DYNAMICS --
OF THE ECONOMY --
Politics and the Economy; Misplaced Priorities, --
Extravagance and Destitution; Ethnic and --
Religious Conflicts. --
INDEX.
Responsibility: O.N. Njoku.

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