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Title:Notes on the origin of Igala Kingship
Author:Boston, J.ISNI
Year:1962
Periodical:Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria
Volume:2
Issue:3
Pages:373-383
Language:English
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:Igala
history
traditional polities
Abstract:Since 1832, when the first explorers from Europe reached Idah on the river Niger, many writers have commented on the existence of a highly developed kingship among the Igala, and various explanations of its origin have been put forward. This information is examined in this paper. The author makes suggestions for an better understanding of the subject. Notes.
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