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Title:The city state of Ibadan: texts and contexts
Editor:Layiwola, DeleISNI
City of publisher:Ibadan
Publisher:Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan
ISBN:9789211120; 9789789211128
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:Ibadan polity
urban history
ethnic relations
urban planning
religious history
Abstract:This collective volume is a broad study of the city state of Ibadan, Nigeria, from its beginnings to the present. Each of the contributors focuses on a different thematic subject. Contents: Ibadan: its beginnings to the close of the 20th century: the performing arts and the changing identity of an African subgroup (Dele Layiwola); Economic history of Ibadan, 1830-1930 (Rasheed Olaniyi); Administration and management of local government in Ibadan from 1954-1979 (Toriola A. Oyewo); Housing situation in Ibadan at the close of the 20th century: challenges for the 21st century (Tunde Agbola and C.O. Olatubara); Water situation in Ibadan City (F.O. Akintola); Transport in Ibadan (Adesoji Adesanya); Contemporary Hausa-Yoruba relations in Ibadan (Isaac Olawale Albert); The Igbo in Ibadan: migration, integration and challenges (Ezebunwa E. Nwokocha); Ben Enwonwu's 'Risen Christ' as a religious icon at the University of Ibadan (Peju Layiwola); Rams and the man: war, culture and mimesis in animal sports (Ayobami Adeduntan); Administration and management of health, education and community development services in Ibadan: 1951-1979 (Toriola A. Oyewo); Christian missionary enterprise in Ibadan: 1851-2000 (S. Ademola Ajayi); Trends in traditional religious worship in Ibadan: 1951-2010 (O.O. Adekola); The imamate in Ibadan (Ismaheel A. Jimoh); Evolution of central mosques in Ibadan - Future implications on religious and traditional leadership (Tirimisiyu A.G. Oladimeji); Traditional medical associations in Ibadanland between 1982 and 2002 (Aibinuola Osunwole); Ibadan 1960: creativity and the collective impromptu (Dele Layiwola); Cultural radio mast - University of Ibadan and its outreach in the arts and literature, 1960-1966 (Lalage Bown); Ibadan 1960 (Martin Banham). [ASC Leiden abstract]