The land and people of Bayelsa State: central Niger delta

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Onyoma Research Publications, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 411 pages
Modelled on a similar study of Rivers State in Nigeria, the objective of this study is to give a simple but authoritative interdisciplinary introductory history. Although written by specialists, it is directed to a lay readership. Bayelsa, being a new state, is in need of self- definition and understanding, not least to promote greater tolerance within and between communities. Thirty-six scholars, largely Nigerian, have contributed to the study, which is divided into seven parts: the enviroment, the people, culture, history, politics, economy and social services.

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Geology and Soils l P Okonny
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Gaskin Ayolagha Achimota Ayadei Dickson
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Climate Relief and Drainage Charles U Oyegun
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