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Migration And The Economy: Igbo Migrants And The Nigerian Economy 1900 To 1975

ISBN: 9780595279104
Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.
Publication Date: 2003-09-17
Number of pages: 128
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This book explores the nature of internal migration in Nigeria. It debunks the concept that Igboland and its people lived in a 'closed society'. The book looks at the basic issues influencing the trends in Igbo movement to other parts of the country. With historical insight, the author examines aspects of the socio-economic character of the Igbo migrants in other ethnic regions and the reactions of the host communities.The purpose of this book is to bring into focus issues juxtaposing ethnic relations in Nigeria. It further seeks to advance knowledge about the Igbo, their contributions in the making of modern Nigeria; their thoughts, aspirations, hopes and concerns in the future of the country.It stands as an invaluable and concise blueprint for those interested in understanding the dynamics of inter-ethnic relations in Africa.

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