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Imperial West African (Kano, Ibi and Old Calabar) Railway

Imperial West African (Kano, Ibi and Old Calabar) Railway

a case for private enterprise.

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Published by printed by Clements printing works in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Nigeria.

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    Other titlesThe Imperial West African Railway., Nigerian Railways.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18502713M

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From high-profile criminal cases to intimate lives, the book offers a fine-grained perspective on the culture of suspicion pervading the policing of subversion—real and imagined—within France’s West African colonies after World War I.”—Martin Thomas, professor of history at the University of Exeter and author of Empires of Author: Kathleen Keller.

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Created after the Berlin Treaty ofit was led by William Fate: Bankruptcy, territory became. The epilogue discusses ‘Homoian Christianity in the Post-Imperial West’ and stresses that Vandal North Africa was not an anomaly.

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