oa Kano Studies - Financial and marketing crises in Northern Nigeria during the Great Economic Depression: 1929 1935

Volume 1, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0567-4840



The main purpose of this paper is the critical evaluation of how Christian missionaries in the period 1840-1890s created the need for and subsequently laid the foundation of Hausa language literature in Nigeria. And since in missionary work �British leadership was inevitable, since Britain was the greatest colonial and commercial power�, (Atlaz 1967:214), the Protestant, Church Missionary Society (CMS) took the lead.

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