Children and Childhood in Colonial Nigerian Histories

  • Saheed Aderinto

About this book


This book brings together the newest and the most innovative scholarship on Nigerian children—one of the least researched groups in African colonial history. It engages the changing conceptions of childhood, relating it to the broader themes about modernity, power, agency, and social transformation under imperial rule.


Africa colonial history Nigeria

Editors and affiliations

  • Saheed Aderinto
    • 1
  1. 1.Western CarolinaCullowheeUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-50559-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-49293-7
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