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Environment and Economics in Nigeria

1st Edition

Edited by Toyin Falola, Adam Paddock


278 pages | 3 B/W Illus.

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This volume gathers contributors across a wide range of disciplines to explore the relationship between the environment, economics, and development in Nigeria from the twentieth century to the present, examining issues such as violence, health, and contemporary concerns about sustainability and conservation. It sheds light not just on the environmental history of Nigeria - a crucial, paradigmatic case in its own right - but also offers insights into these issues as they manifest themselves throughout the developing world.

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About the Editors

Toyin Falola is the Frances Higginbotham Nalle Centennial Professor in History and a Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin.

Adam Paddock is a graduate student in the Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin.

About the Series

Routledge African Studies

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Developing Countries
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Black Studies (Global)