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NIGERIA

A PERSONAL HISTORY
by Ian McCall
nigeria history
INDEX

PREFACE

Part 1 - INDUCTION AND EARLY IMAGES
CHAPTER 1
Towards
West Africa
CHAPTER 2
Lagos and the
Produce Scene
CHAPTER 3
Saturday
Lunch
CHAPTER 4
The
Pyramids
CHAPTER 5
Lagos
Still

Part 2 - THROUGH A CENTURY OF CHANGE TO THE WORKING ENVIRONMENT
CHAPTER 6
Jaja (1): The Produce Trade and Traditional Authority
CHAPTER 7
Jaja (2): Economic
Changes
CHAPTER 8
Jaja (3): The Fight to Maintain
Traditional Trading Practices
CHAPTER 9
Mary Slessor: Christianity
and the Changes
CHAPTER 10
George Goldie (1): Developing
the Niger’s Resources
CHAPTER 11
George Goldie (2): From
Economic to Political Power
CHAPTER 12
George Goldie (3): The Rise of Expatriate Companies and the Setting Up of the Marketing Boards

Part 3 - ON THE MOVE
CHAPTER 13
Port Harcourt
CHAPTER 14
Onyecha
CHAPTER 15
The Mammy Water
CHAPTER 16
The Palm Oil
Barons
CHAPTER 17
On Tour
CHAPTER 18
Calabar
CHAPTER 19
Kamerun
CHAPTER 20
On Tour
Again
CHAPTER 21
Warri
CHAPTER 22
Tom Lycett
Lies Here
CHAPTER 23
The Emotan Tree
CHAPTER 24
On Tour One More Time
CHAPTER 25
Ibadan
CHAPTER 26
Musings from a Sickbed
CHAPTER 27
Crossing the Rubicon

  Part 4 - THE SOCIAL SCENE
CHAPTER 28
Quarters
CHAPTER 29
The Steward
CHAPTER 30
The Thunder Box
CHAPTER 31
The Dinner Party
CHAPTER 32
Leaves
CHAPTER 33
The Club
CHAPTER 34
The Five Events
CHAPTER 35
Luvvies
CHAPTER 36
Sweet Pass Kerosene
CHAPTER 37
Missionaries
CHAPTER 38
The French Connection
CHAPTER 39
The Champagne Breakfast

Part 5 - MORE ABOUT WORK
CHAPTER 40
The Vote
CHAPTER 41
The Produce Inspector
CHAPTER 42
Time No Dey
CHAPTER 43
The Board of Survey
CHAPTER 44
Warm Beer at Five
CHAPTER 45
Hazard
CHAPTER 46
The Administrative Hierarchy
CHAPTER 47
Thinking Man’s
Dilemma
CHAPTER 48
Justice Embedded
CHAPTER 49
Tobacco Beetle
CHAPTER 50
Harmattan
CHAPTER 51
The Black and White Keys

EPILOGUE

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