ERIC Number: ED414235
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Nigeria: Power and Democracy in Africa. Headline Series No. 257.
This booklet traces the emergence of a democratic government in Nigeria through military dictatorship to the writing of a constitution fashioned on the American model. Chapters include: (1) "Prologue"; (2) "Nigeria Defined"; (3) "Tragedy and Recovery: The First Republic and the Federal Military Government"; (4) "The Making of the Second Republic: Democracy Reborn"; and (5) "Nigeria and the United States." Monographs in FPA's Headline Series are published approximately four times a year and are intended as a resource for teachers and students in the foreign policy area. Each monograph: is about a world area or topic; is written by a noted scholar; is brief (usually 64 pages); is written to be highly readable; and includes basic background, maps, charts, discussion guides, and suggested reading. (EH)
Descriptors: African History, African Studies, Civil Liberties, Democracy, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, International Cooperation, International Organizations, International Programs, International Relations, International Studies, Secondary Education, Social Studies, World Affairs
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Foreign Policy Association, New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria