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The postal history of Nigeria

Edward Wilfrid Baxby Proud

The postal history of Nigeria

by Edward Wilfrid Baxby Proud

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Published by Proud Bailey in Heathfield .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postal service -- Nigeria -- History.,
  • Postmarks -- Nigeria.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 877) and index.

    Other titlesNigeria
    Statementby Edward B. Proud.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE7381 .P768 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination888 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages888
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21196771M
    ISBN 10187246517X
    OCLC/WorldCa34024835

    When the topic of the Nigerian Postal Service comes up, it reminds people of one of the several issues plaguing the country. NIPOST, like most of the federal government establishments, has been around far longer than Nigerian independence itself. The first post office was established in by the British colonial rule as part [ ]. This book is a tribute to Professor Toyin Falola in honor and celebration of his contribution to the study of Africa, especially Nigeria. A distinguished Africanist and a leading historian of Nigeria, Falola has established an enduring academic legacy. No modern historian of Africa has received more praise than him. Regarded as the most prolific and brilliant historian of Africa in the last Reviews: 1.

    Book available from Publisher for US $25 plus postage List of Contents. British East Africa: The Stamps and Their Usage exhibit. The Errors That Never Were article. Queen Victoria Issue exhibit. Postal Stationery exhibit. German East Africa. Stamped to Order Postal Stationery article. German East Africa During WWI exhibit. This book offers a unique portrayal of a resilient people living in a country with immense, but unrealized, potential. Reviews 'This book by Falola and Heaton, two experienced and now famed collaborators, is a remarkable new addition to the growing library on a general history of by: 2.

    Nigeria 10 Shilling × ; 36 KB Nigeria 5 shilling stamp used telegraphically Aba JPG × ; 57 KB ASC Leiden - Rietveld Collection - Nigeria - - 01 - .   the number one book every nigerian must read is things fall apart. when I was younger I hated reading books that didn’t have pictures until I read .


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