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Memoirs of the Nigerian-Biafran bureaucrat

an account of life in Biafra and within Nigeria

by Godwin Alaoma Onyegbula

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Published by Spectrum Books in association with Safari Books (Export) in Ibadan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Onyegbula, Godwin Alaoma, -- 1930-,
  • Ambassadors -- Nigeria, Eastern -- Biography,
  • Nigeria -- History -- Civil War, 1967-1970 -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNigerian-Biafran bureaucrat :
    StatementGodwin Alaoma Onyegbula.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT515.9.E3 O593 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 280 p. :
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18987562M
    ISBN 109780295488
    OCLC/WorldCa61120020

    On 1 June Madame Roland was arrested for her involvement in the French Revolution and on 8 November she went to the guillotine. During her 6 month imprisonment she wrote these memoirs. This is the first modern English translation. Approximately half of the pages concern the author's upbringing in a Parisian bourgeois family and her marriage to the bureaucrat Jean-Marie Roland de la 2/5(1). The problem of armed crime in late twentieth-century Nigeria was closely connected to the events of the Nigerian Civil War (–). Legal records from the secessionist Republic of Biafra reveal how violent crime emerged as part of the military confrontation between Biafra and Nigeria.

      In this book, Sumita Dawra recounts her experiences as collector in the district of Karimnagar in Andhra Pradesh. The field notes recount a period between and when the author, a batch IAS officer, was collector in Andhra Pradesh’s Karimnagar district. But analytically, in terms of statistics and argument, the book is up to date. (Redirected from In the Line of Fire (book)) In the Line of Fire: A Memoir is a book that was written by former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf and first published on Septem The book contains a collection of Musharraf's memories and is being marketed as his official autobiography.

      This book is a lithograph edition of the Persian translation of Bāburnāmah (Memoirs of Babur), the autobiography of Ẓahīr al-Dīn Muḥammad Bāburshāh (–), the first Mughal emperor of India.Bāburnāmah originally was written in Chagatai Turkish and was translated into Persian during the reign of the Mughal emperor translation was undertaken by Bairam Khan (died Two memoirs by Indian scholars who spent many years at Oxbridge have recently appeared. The author of The World in Our Time (), Tapan Raychaudhuri, retired from Oxford in as a professor of Indian history, while Fifty Years of Indian Archaeology (–): Journey of a Foot Soldier () chronicles the professional life of Dilip Chakrabarti, who stepped down in as a professor.


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