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Heroes of West African nationalism

Rina Okonkwo

Heroes of West African nationalism

by Rina Okonkwo

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Published by Delta in Enugu, Anambra State, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Nationalists -- Africa, West -- Biography.,
    • National characteristics, African.,
    • Africa, West -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 120-128.

      Statementby Rina Okonkwo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT503.9 .O36 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 128 p. ;
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2618757M
      ISBN 109782335967
      LC Control Number85184844

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      Nigerian nationalism asserts that Nigerians are a nation and promotes the cultural unity of Nigerians. Nigerian nationalism is a territorial nationalism, emphasizing a cultural connection of the people to the land — in particular the Niger and Benue rivers. It first emerged in the s under the influence of Herbert Macaulay who is considered the founder of Nigerian nationalism. To colonialists, most African trade was virtually in- visible. In contrast, increases in trade revolutionized African economies. Africans expressed their images of Europeans through art works. In the car above, an early twentieth- century work from the Congo., a Belgian mining magnate reclines in the back seat while the African chauffeur drives.

      From hundreds of thousands of West African soldiers were sent to the front in Europe. Countless men from the British colonies had to serve as bearers and in other non-combatant roles. African nationalism, almost by definition, was an anti-thesis of imperialism whose synthesis was African unity. The Pan-Africanist idea was developed in the diaspora towards the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries by such great Afro-Americans and Afro-Caribbeans as Henry Sylvester Williams, George Padmore, W.E.B. Du Bois, C.L.R.


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[citation needed]Born to Igbo parents from Anambra State Eastern Nigeria in. He was among the influential Pan-Africanists as well as a supporter of Islam. He was the founder of the African Times and Orient Reviews in Its main objective was to spread the need for African nationalism.

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