• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. Niger was occupied by France between 1883 and 1899, and constituted a military territory in 1901, which became a part of French West Africa in 1904. It became an autonomous republic within the French Community on 18 Dec. 1958 and achieved full independence on 3 Aug. 1960.

République du Niger


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Books of Reference

  1. Bonardi, P., La République du Niger. Paris, 1960Google Scholar
  2. Fugelstad, F., A History of Niger. 1850–1960. OUP, 1984Google Scholar
  3. Séré de Rivières, E., Histoire du Niger. Pans. 1965Google Scholar

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