Nigeria

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Marshall Cavendish, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
This book describes the geography, history, government, economy, and culture of Nigeria. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the World(R) series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photographs with descriptive nonfiction narratives, and interactive activities such as creating an authentic traditional dish from an easy-to-follow recipe. Copious maps and detailed timelines present the past and present of the country, while exploration of the art and architecture help your readers to understand why diversity is the spice of Life.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
Physical features Climate Rivers The rain forest
15
The precolonial north The southern states The 19th
27
ECONOMY
37
ENVIRONMENT
45
NIGERIANS
53
LIFESTYLE
61
Christianity New forms of old religions
86
ARTS
97
LEISURE
109
Sports Enjoying stories Restful pursuits Leisure
115
FOOD
123
Drinks The southern diet The northern diet Kitchens
129
A northern Nigerian
135
FURTHER INFORMATION
141
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Patricia Levy visited West Cork one Easter when she was 19 and the memory of the spring flowers and heather on the hills has continued to draw her back like a narcotic. She is an experienced travel writer and now lives in Ireland.

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