Michael Crowder


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
June 09, 1934

Died
August 14, 1988

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Born in London, Michael Crowder was educated at Mill Hill School. He gained an interest in Africa during his term of national service when he was seconded to the Nigeria Regiment (1953-1954). After earning a first class honours degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) at Hertford College, Oxford University in 1957, he returned to Lagos to become first Editor of Nigeria Magazine, 1959-62, and then Secretary at the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ibadan. In 1964-65 he was Visiting Lecturer in African History at the University of California, Berkeley, and in 1965-67 was Director of the Institute of African Studies at Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone.

From 1968 to 1978 he was based in Nigeria again, firs
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Average rating: 3.99 · 97 ratings · 6 reviews · 21 distinct works
West Africa Under Colonial ...

3.42 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1968 — 3 editions
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The Story Of Nigeria

3.44 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1962 — 3 editions
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The Flogging of Phinehas Mc...

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West Africa: An Introductio...

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West African Resistance: Th...

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The Cambridge History of Af...

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Ajayi:History Of West Afric...

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Colonial West Africa

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Southern Fried Ice an Ice C...

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