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Story of the Niger

Richardson, Robert

Story of the Niger

a record of travel and adventure from the days of Mungo Park to the present time

by Richardson, Robert

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Published by T. Nelson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa, West -- Description and travel

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination357 p.
    Number of Pages357
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15381330M

    About: Nigerian folk tales are epic stories that can explain the world around us. These stories and myths have been told within generations. One of the most influential collections of Nigerian folklore is the collection Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria, published in Elphinstone Dayrrell was a British colonial official in Ikom and.   From the oil-polluted swamps of the Niger Delta in the south, to the sharia-governed Muslim states in the arid north, Nigeria's regions Author: Barnaby Phillips.

    It is this story of discovery by outsiders that Sanche de Gramont's "The Strong Brown God: The Story of the Niger River" addresses, emphasizing the 18th and 19th centuries. Readers seeking more current understandings of the region, especially regarding Islamic-based challenges to stability will need to look elsewhere/5(6). He will possibly write a chapter, or perhaps an interesting paragraph, about the man who killed a messenger and then killed himself. The Commissioner will title his book The Pacification of the Primitive Tribes of the Lower Niger. Analysis. The book's final confrontation between the District Commissioner and the Umuofians is almost anticlimactic.

      Mungo Park--a Scottish surgeon and explorer--was sent out by the 'Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior of Africa' to discover the course of the River Niger. Having achieved a degree of fame from his first trip, carried out alone and on foot, he returned to Africa with a party of 40 Europeans, all of whom lost their lives in Author: Alistair Boddy-Evans. In mockery of all the Western books about Africa, Achebe ended Things Fall Apart with a colonial official observing Okonkwo’s fate and imagining the book he will write: The Pacification of the Primitive Tribes of the Lower Niger. Achebe’s novel was the opening of a long argument on his country’s behalf.


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Story Of The Niger: A Record Of Travel And Adventure From The Days Of Mungo Park To The Present Time () by Robert Richardson (Author)5/5(1). The story of the Niger: a record of travel and adventure from the days of Mungo Park to the present time [Hardcover] Hardcover – January 1, by Robert Richardson (Author)5/5(1).

It is this story of discovery by outsiders that Sanche de Gramont's "The Strong Brown God: The Story of the Niger River" addresses, emphasizing the 18th and 19th centuries.

Readers seeking more current understandings of the region, especially regarding Islamic-based challenges to stability will need to look elsewhere/5(8). The Strong Brown God: The Story of the Niger River.

This is the true story of a handful of obsessed explorers who fought man and nature to find and open the mighty, mysterious Niger River.

"A magnificent book", raved the San Francisco Examiner when the book was first published in /5. Blood on the Niger: The First Black on Black Genocide, The Untold Story of the Asaba Massacre in the Nigerian Civil War Paperback – by Emmanuel "Emma" Okocha (Author)Price: $ Niger Books and Stories.

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The tale of Simeon, known as Niger, is one of the best-kept secrets of the Bible, and his story reveals surprises about the origins of : Sam O'neal.

The title of the book the district commissioner is writing is "The Pacification of the Primitive Tribes of the Lower Niger." The very idea that the DC characterizes the people as "primitive" says.

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The Definition of Niger. Dark, Black – The Latin Dictionary Black – Bible Study Tools In Spanish, we find another more familiar word that also has the same meaning: Negro: Mid 16th century: via Spanish and Portuguese from Latin niger, nigr- black.

– Oxford Dictionary Spanish is a Latin based language, and Latin was spoken by the Roman conquerors that the. Nigger is derived from the Latin word for the color black, niger. According to the Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang. The first title in a planned series of classic texts, written and published in Africa, on the history and culture of the Niger Delta.

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Emma Okocha. USA Africa in association with. Written in at the height of the struggle, Nigger provides rare insight. What a great book to read as President-elect Obama prepares to take office. more Gregory, dead at 84, 8/19/17, was a ground-breaking comedian and a civil rights activist. "Good evening, ladies and gentlemen/5.

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Mungo Park, (born Sept. 10,Fowlshiels, Selkirk, Scot.—died c. Januarynear Bussa on the Niger River [now in Nigeria]), Scottish explorer of the Niger. Educated as a surgeon at the University of Edinburgh, Park was appointed a medical officer in on a vessel engaged in the East Indies trade.

His subsequent studies of the plant and animal life of Sumatra won for him. Get this from a library. Story of the Niger: a record of travel and adventure from the days of Mungo Park to the present time.

[Robert Richardson; Whitehouse H. L.]. De Gramont's big, fecund book is filled with forgotten names: Lucas, Houghton, Mungo Park, Laing, Clapperton, Barth and Baikie--explorers and adventurers who sought the brown god which would become the road to British domination of West Africa.

Book Description: A large ad in the New York Times (c) paid for by the Central Bank of Nigeria warns readers of the ongoing professional scam operation being run out of Nigeria.

Harold Baines presents a true story of being a target of one of these scams. Nigeria is a country in West Africa. With a population of million people, Nigerians form the seventh largest nation in the world. The collection of folktales from Nigeria consists of one book with 40 folktales collected from Southern Nigeria.Kenule Beeson "Ken" Saro-Wiwa (10 October – 10 November ) was a Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist, and winner of the Right Livelihood Award for "exemplary courage in striving non-violently for civil, economic and environmental rights" and the Goldman Environmental -Wiwa was a member of the Ogoni people, an ethnic Awards: Right Livelihood Award, Goldman .Things Fall Apart ends with the title of the District Commissioner's book, and that draws attention to the fact that as a colonizer, the District Commissioner is as a powerful storyteller.

He has the final word. But, thanks to Achebe, he also kind of doesn't. The District Commissioner's story (Pacification of the Primitive Tribes of the Lower Niger) is, after all, challenged by Achebe's .