Women in Nigeria an annotated bibliography by Uche Azikiwe

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .

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  • Women -- Nigeria -- Social conditions -- Bibliography.,
  • Women in development -- Nigeria -- Bibliography.

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Includes indexes.

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Statementcompiled by Uche Azikiwe.
SeriesAfrican special bibliographic series,, no. 20
LC ClassificationsZ7964.N6 A95 1996, HQ1815.5 A95 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 144 p. ;
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL810320M
ISBN 100313299609
LC Control Number95047167

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With more than annotated entries, this bibliography documents the literature on Nigerian women. It covers material from books, journals, theses, dissertations, government documents, and conference papers from tothe most recent date for which published Nigerian.

This books represents a survey of the historical experience of women in the Niger Delta region, intending to fill the gap in information on Nigerian women. It arises from a conference on historiography and women's history, and focuses on the documentation of women's contribution to historical development, or rather lack thereof, which has.

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