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Chapter 2. The Society and Its Environment 85
Ronald Cohen and Abe Goldman
PHYSICAL SETTING 87
Relief and Main Physical Features 87
Climate 90
POPULATION 92
Census History 93
Population Estimates and the Demographic
Transition 94
ETHNICITY 96
Regional Groupings 98
Ethnic Relations 107
CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY Ill
Social Structure 112
Women 's Roles 118
RELIGION 120
Indigenous Beliefs 121
Islam 123
Christianity 128
URBANIZATION 129
Historical Development of Urban Centers 130
Urbanization since Independence 133
Rural-Urban Linkages 137
EDUCATION 140
HEALTH 144
History of Modern Medical Services 144
Primary Health Care Policies 149
WELFARE 152
Chapter 3. The Economy 155
E. Wayne Nafziger
THE COLONIAL ECONOMIC LEGACY 158
Early British Imperialism 158
The Colonial Period 158
Development of National Economic Interests to
World War II 159
National Economic Interests in the Postwar
Period 160
THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT 160
Planning 162
Government Finance 166
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 168
Income Distribution 168
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Title
Nigeria : a country study
Contributor Names
Metz, Helen Chapin, 1928-
Library of Congress. Federal Research Division.
Created / Published
Washington, D.C. : Federal Research Division, Library of Congress : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1992.
Contents
Contents: Historical setting / [Paul E. Lovejoy] -- The society and its environment / [Ronald Cohen and Abe Goldman] -- The economy / [E. Wayne Nafziger] -- Government and politics / [Eghosa Osaghae] -- National security / [Joseph P. Smaldone].
Subject Headings
-  Nigeria
Notes
-  "Research completed June 1991."
-  Supercedes the 1982 ed. of Nigeria : a country study, edited by Harold D. Nelson.
-  Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-361) and index.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site and the Internet Archive Web site.
Medium
xxxiii, 394 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
DT515.22 .N53 1992
Z663.275 .N54 1992 Copy 3
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gdc/cntrystd.ng
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gdc/scd0001.00059120943
Library of Congress Control Number
92009026
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Book. xxxiii, 394 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm. Metz, Helen Chapin, 1928- , Library of Congress. Federal Research Division.Washington, D.C. : Federal Research Division, Library of Congress : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1992. Call Number: DT515.22 .N53 1992. Nigeria "Research completed June 1991." Supercedes the 1982 ed. of Nigeria : a country study, edited by Harold D. Nelson. Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-361) and index.
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Metz, Helen Chapin, and Library Of Congress. Federal Research Division. Nigeria: A Country Study. Washington, D.C.: Federal Research Division, Library of Congress: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O, 1992. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/92009026/.

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Metz, H. C. & Library Of Congress. Federal Research Division. (1992) Nigeria: A Country Study. Washington, D.C.: Federal Research Division, Library of Congress: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/92009026/.

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Metz, Helen Chapin, and Library Of Congress. Federal Research Division. Nigeria: A Country Study. Washington, D.C.: Federal Research Division, Library of Congress: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O, 1992. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/92009026/>.