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A History of the Niger Delta. An Historical Interpretation of Ijo Oral Tradition

by Abiegberi Joe Alagoa

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Published by Onyoma Research Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • History: World,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Music / History & Criticism,
  • Africa - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9192197M
    ISBN 109783731459
    ISBN 109789783731455

    Alogoa AJ (). A history of the Niger Delta: an historical interpretation of Ijo oral tradition. Port Harcourt (Nigeria): Onyoma Research Publications. Anderson MG, Peek PM (). Ways of the rivers: arts and environment of the Niger Delta. 1st ed. Los Angeles (CA): University of California Los Angeles, Fowler. Annon (). Page [] NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS E. J. Alagoa is Professor of History at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria and is author of The Small Brave City-State: A History of Nembe-Brass in the Niger Delta (University of Wisconsin Press, ), A History of the Niger Delta: An Historical Interpretation of Ijo Oral Tradition (University of Ibadan Press, ), and (with A. Fombo) A Chronicle of.

    A history of the Niger Delta; an historical interpretation of Ijo oral tradition [by] E. J. Alagoa Niger Delta studies, ; a bibliography. Compiled by Jigekuma A. Ombu. Niger, officially Republic of Niger, French République du Niger, landlocked western African is bounded on the northwest by Algeria, on the northeast by Libya, on the east by Chad, on the south by Nigeria and Benin, and on the west by Burkina Faso and capital is country takes its name from the Niger River, which flows through the southwestern part of its territory.

      Plamen Miltenoff St. Cloud State University History E.J. Alagoa A History of the Niger Delta: an Historical Interpretation of Ijo Oral Tradition. Port Harcourt, Nigeria: Onyoma Research Publications, pp. price not reported pap. ISBN [African Books Collective] This is a reprint of the book of the same title first published in. Long out of print, this book brings together oral traditional evidence and all other available historical material including the work of the eminent historian of the Niger Delta, Kenneth Owuka Dike. The study is an attempt to reconstruct the early history of the Ijo people of the Niger Delta, from the nineteenth century, using their own mostly.


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A History of the Niger Delta. An Historical Interpretation of Ijo Oral Tradition by Abiegberi Joe Alagoa Download PDF EPUB FB2

The study is an attempt to reconstruct the early history of the Ijo people of the Niger Delta, from the nineteenth century, using their own mostly oral. The study is an attempt to reconstruct the early history of the Ijo people of the Niger Delta, from the nineteenth century, using their own mostly oral traditions.

The work has been considerably revised and updated to include material and research conclusions from the ongoing Ijo History Project on Niger Delta history chaired by the : Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa, Abiegberi Joe Alagoa. The study is an attempt to reconstruct the early history of the Ijo people of the Niger Delta, from the nineteenth century, using their own mostly oral traditions.

The work has been considerably revised and updated to include material and research conclusions from the ongoing Ijo History Project on Niger Delta history chaired by the author. Get this from a library.

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The result of these surveys, Alagoa published as A History of the Niger Delta: an Historical Interpretation of Ijo Oral History, (). A history of the Niger Delta: An historical interpretation of Ijo oral tradition. Ibadan: University of Ibadan Press. The Niger Delta States and their Neighbours, to 21 See the following by Alagoa, E.

J., “ Ijo Origins and Migrations,” Nigeria Magazine, no. 91 (), –no. 92 (), ; “ The Development of Institutions in the States of the Eastern Niger Delta,” JAH 12 (), –78; A History of the Niger Delta: An Historical Interpretation of Ijo Oral Tradition (Ibadan, ). heavily on the oral traditions of the two polities.2 Alagoa did find some aspects of the oral traditions of the Niger Delta peoples useful in the reconstruction and interpretation of their early history.3 Low’s book on Three Nigerian Emirates was based entirely on oral tradition or rather Oral History.

The division between them is. Historical Origin Of Ijaws The Ijos (Ijaws) of the Niger Delta are the descendants of the autochthonous people or ancient tribe of Africa known as the (H) ORU. They were known by this name by themselves and their immediate neighbours.

The Ijos have kept the ancient language and culture of the ORU. Buy A history of the Niger Delta; an historical interpretation of Ijo oral tradition by Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - Price Range: $ - $ Alagoa, E.

() A History of the Niger Delta: An Historical Interpretation of Ijo oral tradition. Ibadan: University Press. The Free Encyclopedia – Retrieved on the A History of the Niger Delta: An Historical Interpretation of Ijo Oral Tradition, Ibadan University Press (Ibadan, Nigeria), King Boy of Brass (juvenile nonfiction), Heinemann Educational (London, England), (With Nwanna Nzewunwa) The History of Ogbakiri: An Introduction, [Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria], For examples of path-breaking studies primarily based on the use of oral traditions, see Jan Vansina, Paths in the Rainforests: Toward a History of Political Tradition in Equatorial Africa(Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, ); E.

Alagoa, A History of the Niger Delta: An Historical Interpretation of Ijo Oral Tradition(Ibadan. The work has been used as an authority in the Law Courts of Ghana, where customs and their usages are relevant to interpretation of the law. The author () stated his purpose as the need for such a history by a Ghanaian, conscious of the customs and tradition of the people.

Alagoa, A History of the Niger Delta—an publication—Sources of Yoruba History, edited historical interpretation of the Ijo oral tradition by S.

Biobaku (O.U.P., ), has also shown (Ibadan, ). an awareness of the importance of oral literature 1 Se e Ruth Finnegan, 'A Not on Oral Tradi- but has don very littl to examin th valu.

A History of the Niger Delta. An Historical Interpretation of Ijo Oral Tradition. by Abiegberi Joe Alagoa. ISBN | pages | x mm | B/W Illustrations and Maps | | Onyoma Research Publications, Nigeria | Paperback Idoma Nationality.

Problems of Studying the Origin and Development of Ethnicity. Oral tradition, apart from being a source and resource for research on the African past, has a long history of its own in the historiography of the continent. The conventional narrative would hold that when faced with a dearth of written documentation representing “African points of view,” the elders of African historical studies, like the.

Best Sellers: The most popular items in History of Niger. Skip to main Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Account Sign in Account & .Many of those works deal with history and folklore as incorporated into the oral tradition of Africa. In his work "The Small Brave City-State: A History of Nembe-Brass in Niger Delta", Alagoa chronicles the history of the Nembe people who have lived near the Brass River estuary of the Niger Delta since the fifteenth century.(en) Dickson Oporopo Agidee, Sources for the study of the Ijo-speaking people of Nigeria, University of London,p.

(MPhil) (en) Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa, A history of the Niger Delta: an historical interpretation of Ijo oral tradition, Onyoma Research Publications, Port Harcourt,p.