Colonial rule and changing peasant economy in Damagherim, Niger Republic
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Published by Cornell University in [Ithaca, N.Y.] .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - Cornell University, 1982.

Statementby Marie-He le ne J. Collion
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfilm reel
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13826679M

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Development Orientation of the Colonial Authorities: The colonial authorities approach to the 'management' of the Nigerian economy was characterised by two main orientations. The first was informed by the major factor which initially informed British presence in the territory that eventually became Nigeria and eventually British colonial rule. an unlikely consensus with colonial administrators in believing that European colonization would have very positive e ects on African economic development. By a British academic was writing of an \Economic Revolution in British West Africa" unleashed by the colonial powers on backward Africa (McPhee, ).Cited by:   Ruth Rempel, Colonialism and Development in Africa, The Palgrave Handbook of African Colonial and Postcolonial History, / Cited by: 3. Colonial Rule and Changing Peasant Economy in Damagherim, Niger Republic. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Dissertation Services. In addition, she is the lead author of the book,Marketing of High-Technology Products and Innovations Niger Republic; Access options Buy single article. Instant access to the full article PDF.

The cardinal principles of the European colonial economic relationship in West Africa were to: (1) stimulate the production and export of West African cash crops including palm produce, groundnuts, cotton, rubber, cocoa, coffee and timber; (2) encourage the consumption and expand the importation of European manufactured goods; (3) ensure that. political, economic and even the social life of the people called Nigerians today. This paper traces the impact of colonialism on the development of marketing in Nigeria. It takes a look at the pre-colonial marketing practices of the nation-states and kingdoms and the development or otherwise of marketing during the era of colonialism in Nigeria.   Peasant economy In some of the areas Africans were left to continue on production of cash crop at small scale e.g. Peasant economy was introduced in Uganda (cotton and coffee in Tanganyika s Sukuma land; and Cocoa and Palm Oil production in West Africa). Activity 1. In some of the areas colonial rulers introduced peasant economy and plantation. (c) Economy organized around chartered companies as in Congo. • The peasant-statist regimes were basically primary commodity export enclaves. The colonial govern-ment provided the minimum of infrastructure to en-sure that export crops would be produced by peasant farmers and shipped to .

Pre-Colonial Economic Infrastructure Before the British effective occupation of what later became Nigeria, the ethnic fragments that made up the country existed politically independent of each other. Although, this may not be said of the economic aspect. This is because of the evidence of pre-dominance of economic activities in the pre-colonial.   The purpose of this organization was to forge links between the various African nations subjected to British colonial rule in the region. The congress attracted delegates from Sierra Leone, Gambia, Nigeria and Ghana; resolutions were passed calling for the right of suffrage, increasing educational facilities and equal opportunities in employment. In retrospect, the influence of colonialism on African culture, religion, politics, economy, education, and theater can be summarized as a transmutation of African ideologies to European infused ones. This article reviews how colonial rule and African actions during the colonial period affected the resources and institutional settings for subsequent economic development south of the Sahara. The issue is seen from the perspective of the dynamics of development in what was in an overwhelmingly land-abundant region characterised by shortages of labour and capital, by perhaps .