By Toyin Falola,Raphael Chijioke Njoku

The Igbo are essentially the most populous ethnic teams in Nigeria and are probably most sensible identified and celebrated within the paintings of Chinua Achebe. during this landmark assortment on Igbo society and humanities, Toyin Falola and Raphael Chijioke Njoku have compiled a close and cutting edge exam of the Igbo event in Africa and within the diaspora. concentrating on associations and cultural practices, the amount covers the enslavement, heart passage, and American adventure of the Igbo in addition to their go back to Africa and facets of Igbo language, society, and cultural arts. by way of using a number of disciplinary views, this quantity offers a entire view of ways the Igbo have been built-in into the Atlantic international during the slave alternate and slavery, the alterations of Igbo identities and tradition, and the thoughts for resistance hired by way of the Igbo within the New international. relocating past descriptions of usual African reports, this assortment comprises 21 essays by means of admired students during the world.

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