Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Pan-African Nation: Oil and the Spectacle of Culture in Nigeria” as Want to Read:
The Pan-African Nation: Oil and the Spectacle of Culture in Nigeria
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Pan-African Nation: Oil and the Spectacle of Culture in Nigeria

4.17  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  1 Review
When Nigeria hosted the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) in 1977, it celebrated a global vision of black nationhood and citizenship animated by the exuberance of its recent oil boom. Andrew Apter's The Pan-African Nation tells the full story of this cultural extravaganza, from Nigeria's spectacular rebirth as a rapidly developing petro-s ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by University Of Chicago Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Pan-African Nation, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Pan-African Nation

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-41)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Tristan Reed
Jul 04, 2014 Tristan Reed rated it really liked it
Essential view on why Nigeria's culture of striving, entrepreneurship and braggado is the way it is.
Katigie
Katigie rated it it was amazing
May 15, 2015
Nick
Nick rated it it was amazing
Jun 07, 2014
Uber Dove
Uber Dove rated it really liked it
Sep 01, 2013
Caro
Caro rated it it was amazing
Mar 27, 2008
Laura
Laura rated it really liked it
Jun 17, 2007
Sarah
Sarah rated it it was amazing
Sep 16, 2016
Kemi
Kemi rated it really liked it
May 22, 2015
Thuy
Thuy rated it liked it
Mar 08, 2011
Nicole
Nicole rated it really liked it
Mar 20, 2010
Roxanne
Roxanne rated it really liked it
May 05, 2016
Jeremy Weate
Jeremy Weate rated it liked it
Nov 30, 2012
Tim
Tim added it
Dec 27, 2008
Beth
Beth added it
Dec 25, 2009
Yasmin
Yasmin marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2010
Welfare
Welfare marked it as to-read
Jul 27, 2010
Jan
Jan marked it as to-read
Sep 08, 2010
Amanda Kruckenberg
Amanda Kruckenberg marked it as to-read
Sep 08, 2010
=====D
=====D marked it as to-read
Dec 04, 2011
Hale
Hale marked it as to-read
Apr 29, 2012
Pamela Thornton-wimbush
Pamela Thornton-wimbush marked it as to-read
Jan 15, 2013
Ana-Maria
Ana-Maria marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2013
Dominic
Dominic marked it as to-read
Apr 05, 2013
Judd
Judd added it
May 05, 2013
Momo
Momo marked it as to-read
Jun 04, 2013
Emily
Emily marked it as to-read
Jun 28, 2013
Tia
Tia marked it as to-read
Jul 16, 2013
Raphael Nelson
Raphael Nelson marked it as to-read
Sep 03, 2013
aconcisehistory
aconcisehistory marked it as to-read
Jul 03, 2014
Cindy
Cindy marked it as to-read
Jul 06, 2014
Paroots02 Brown
Paroots02 Brown marked it as to-read
Oct 06, 2014
Domhnall
Domhnall marked it as to-read
Nov 05, 2014
Shashwat Verma
Shashwat Verma marked it as to-read
Mar 02, 2015
Jeff Schauer
Jeff Schauer marked it as to-read
Mar 17, 2015
Tariq Almubarak
Tariq Almubarak marked it as to-read
May 11, 2016
Gregory
Gregory marked it as to-read
Jun 05, 2016
Diamond Aigbede
Diamond Aigbede marked it as to-read
Jul 16, 2016
Raheed Muhammad
Raheed Muhammad marked it as to-read
Oct 04, 2016
Katrin
Katrin marked it as to-read
Dec 26, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book