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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:Traditionalism and Politics: Case Study of Northern Nigeria
Author:Dudley, Billy J.O.
Year:1967
Periodical:Government and Opposition
Volume:2
Issue:4
Period:July-October
Pages:509-524
Language:English
Geographic terms:Northern Nigeria
Nigeria
Subjects:politics
traditions
Politics and Government
Peoples of Africa (Ethnic Groups)
Abstract:In this essay an attempt is made to examine the ways in which tradition has shaped or influenced contemporary politics in Northern Nigeria, that is, the relationship between tradition and modernity: The basic dualities; New constitutionalism in the emirates; Parties or fractions?; Opposition and the native authority. Discrepancy. References.
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