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By Mahmud Modibbo Tukur,Michael J. Watts

“In this densely certain and interpretatively nuanced examine, Mahmud Modibbo Tukur lays naked the very foundations of the colonial country in what's now northern Nigeria. it is a needs to learn for a person desirous to comprehend the principles of up to date Nigeria and the way we got here to be what we are.” – Prof. Abdul Raufu Mustapha, collage of Oxford, UK.

Mahmud Modibbo Tukur’s paintings demanding situations basic assumptions and conclusions approximately ecu colonialism in Africa, particularly British colonialism in northern Nigeria. while others have provided the thesis of a welcome reception of the imposition of British colonialism by means of the folks, the examine has came across actual resistance and great hostility in the direction of that imposition; and, opposite to the “pacification” and minimum violence argued by means of a few students, the learn has uncovered the violent and bloody nature of that career. instead of the only tale of “Indirect rule”, or “abolishing slavery” and lifting the load of precolonial taxation which others have argued, this publication has proven that British officers have been greatly in proof, imposed a variety of and heavier taxes gathered with nice potency and ruthlessness, and overlooked the well-being and welfare of the folks in famines and wellbeing and fitness epidemics which ravaged components of northern Nigeria in the course of the interval. British monetary and social rules, equivalent to blocking off entry to western schooling for the loads in such a lot components of northern Nigeria, didn't lead to improvement yet its antithesis of retrogression and stagnation through the interval below learn. Tukur’s research of reputable colonial documents and resources constitutes an important contribution to the literature on colonialism in Africa and to realizing the complexity of the Nigerian scenario today.

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