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Author Wariboko, Nimi, 1962-
Title Ethics and society in Nigeria : identity, history, political theory / Nimi Wariboko.
Imprint Rochester : University of Rochester Press, 2019.

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Author Wariboko, Nimi, 1962-
Series Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora, 1092-5228 ; vol. 82.
Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora ; vol. 82.
Subject Social ethics -- Nigeria.
Group identity -- Nigeria.
Political corruption -- Nigeria.
Nigeria -- Politics and government.
Nigeria -- Religion.
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Dead gods, divine kings, and deadly politicians -- The emergence of the lotus-self: personhood and identity -- Dead gods and people's revolts: political theory in religious acts -- The divine king and his five bodies: living history and the logic of interreligious dialogue -- Governance and deadly politicians: history as cultural criticism -- History without force: finding present space and place of time -- Constructing Nigeria's greatness: neglected paths of community, narratives, and care of the soul -- Mythos, virtues, and national transformation: the search for a standard of citizenship moral behavior -- African traditional religion and critical theory: a framework for social ethics.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 25, 2019).
Summary Offers a radical political interpretation of history that generates fresh insights into the emancipatory potential of ordinary Nigerians and their precolonial cultural institutions.
ISBN 9781787444614 (electronic bk.)
1787444619 (electronic bk.)
9781580469432
1580469434
OCLC # 1088407768


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