Onitsha: A Selection of Relevant Publications

·        Agbu, C.E.  Onitsha-Obosi Land Disputes: The Truths. Onitsha:  Etukokwu Press, 1993.

·        Agunyego Okey.  Ancestral Voices: Onitsha Names and Phrases Worked Out.  Lagos:  Vinkays Enterprises, 1999.

·        Akosa Chike.  Heroes and Heroines of Onitsha.  Onitsha: Etukokwu Press, 1987.

·        Azikiwe Benjamin.  Fragment of Onitsha History, “The Journal of Negro History 15, 1930:  47497.

·        Azikiwe Nnamdi.  Let us Forgive Our Children: An Appeal to the Leaders and People of Onitsha to Forgive and Forget the wrongs committed during the Market Crisis.  Nsukka:  Zik Enterprises Ltd, 1976.

·        .......The Onitsha Market Crisis: An Example of Monocracy.  Nsukka:  Zik Enterprises Ltd, 1976.

·        .......My Odyssey: An Autobiography.  London: C Hurst, 1970.

·        Basden George T.  Niger Ibos.  London: Seeley Service, 1938.

·        Bosah, S.I.  Groundwork of the History and Culture of Onitsha.  Apapa, Nigeria:  Times Press Ltd, 1979.

·        Chukwudebe Ben.  Onitsha Quo Vadis.  Owerri: Peace Enterprises, 1986.

·        Crowther, Samuel Adjai and John C. Taylor.  The Gospel on the Banks of the Niger: Journals and Notices of the Native Missionaries Accompanying the Niger Expedition of 1857-1859.  London: Church Missionary House, 1859; reprinted London: Dawsons of Pall Mall. 1968.

·        Dike, Kenneth Onwuka.  The Origins of the Niger Mission: 1814-1891.  Ibadan: Ibadan University Press, 1957.

·        Egbuna, Ngozi.  A Peep into An African Kitchen: Perspectives of Onitsha.  Nigeria:  Delta Publications (Nig.) Limited, 2005.

·        Egbuniwe, Patrick O.  Eke na Ubene: The Big Tree (Historical Facts). Lagos: Jonap Press, 1994.

·        Ejikeme, Anene.  “From Traders to Teachers: A History of Elite Women in Onitsha.  Nigeria, 1928-1940.”  Journal of Asian and African Studies.  June 2011.

·        ....... “Subterfuge and Resistance: A History of Infanticide in Onitsha Nigeria.” In Power and Nationalism in Modern Africa Essays in Honor of Don Ohadike Ed.  Toyin Falola and Salah M. Hassan. Durham. NC:  Carolina Academic Press, 2008.

·        ....... “Mission and Motherhood: Towards a History of Catholic Women and Education in Onitsha Nigeria 1885-1964” Ph.D. diss. Columbia University, 2003.

·        Ekwerekwu, Eke Prince P.O.  Know Onitsha Families. 3rd edition, Lagos: Amakohson Printing Creation, 1989.

·        ....... Facts About Okposieke and Other Families of Ogbolieke Onitsha. 2nd edition, Onitsha 1982.

·        Eluwa B.O.N.  Ado-Na-Idu: History of Igbo Origin.  Owerri: De-Bonelsons Global Company Limited, 2008.

·        Etukokwu, Chief Joseph Ubanyionwu.  Life Between Two Shrines: An Autobiography.  Onitsha:   Etukokwu Publisher Limited, 1997.

·        Harding, Richard W.  Report of Commission of Inquiry into the Dispute Over the Obiship of Onitsha 1961-63, Official Document of Eastern Nigeria. No. 6 Enugu, Nigeria:  Government Printer, 1963.

·        Henderson, Helen Kreider.  “Ritual Roles of Women in Onitsha Ibo Society”. PhD. Diss., University of California, Berkeley, 1969.

·        Henderson Richard N.  The King in Every Man: Evolutionary Trends in Onitsha Ibo Society and Culture.  New Haven:  Yale University Press. 1972.

·        Ibeziako, M.O.  Some Aspect of Ancient Onitsha Civilisation.  Onitsha: 1937.

·        Ifeka, Sam.  Onicha Kingship Institution.  Onitsha: Herald Books Ltd. 1973.

·        Johnson, Archdeacon Henry.  A Journey up the Niger in 1877.  London: Church Missionary House. 1878.

·        Killam, G.D.  “John Moray Smart-Young: The Iniquitous Coaster of Onitsha (Nigeria).”  Black Academy Review 23, 1971:2241.

·        Le Clezio, J.M.G.  Onitsha.  Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press, 1997.

·        Mbajekwe, Patrick.  “Landlords of Onitsha: Urban Land, Accumulation and Debates Over Custom in Colonial Eastern Nigeria ca 1880-1945.”  International Journal of African Historical Studies 39, 3, 2006: 415-420.

·        ....... “Land, Social Change, and Urban Development in Onitsha, Eastern Nigeria 1857-1960”.  PhD diss., Emory University, 2003.

·        ....... “Debating Land Policy in Colonial Nigeria.” In Nigeria in the Twentieth Century.  Ed Toyin Falola.  Durham NC. Carolina Academic Press 2002.  263 - 79.

·        .......Trade and Development in Onitsha: 1857 - 1960, MA Thesis, University of Lagos, 1991.

·        Mbanefo, Isaac Anieke.  Isaac Anieke Mbanefo:  A Friend of the Gods; An Autobiography. Onitsha, Nigeria: Etukokwu Publishers Ltd. 1990.

·        Mbanefo, Frank.  “The Iba House in Onitsha.”  Nigeria 72: 18-25. 1962.

·        Melie, Edith E.  The Ozo Title of Onitsha: A Study of its Dress and Insignia. University of Wisconsin-Madison. 1977.

·        Ntephe, Herbert Nnaemeka.  Onitsha Christians and Ozo Title-Taking.  Onitsha: Haba House Enterprises, 1998.

·        Nweje, Ngozi.  “Traditions of Origin, Migration, and Settlement in Onitsha”.  BA Thesis, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 1974.

·        Nwosu, Vincent A.  The Laity and the Growth of the Catholic Church in Nigeria: The Onitsha Story 1903-1983.  Onitsha: Africana –FEP. 1990.

·        .......The Catholic Church in Onitsha People, Places and Events, 1885-1985.  Onitsha: Etukokwu Press 1985.

·        Nzekwu, Onuora.  The Fate of our Fathers.  Lagos: Okwudilinwa Series, 2002.

·        .......The Chima Dynasty in Onitsha.  Lagos: John Peterson Enterprises, 1997.

·        Nzimiro, Ikenna.  Studies in Ibo Political System: Chieftaincy and Politics in four Niger States.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1972.

·        Obanye, B.C.I.  A Concise History of the Mgbelekeke Family of Onitsha, 2nd Edition. Onitsha: Green-Land Press, 1970.

·        Obi, Celestine A.  “The Royal Niger Company and the Holy Ghost Mission at Onitsha 1885-1900.  In the Catholic Church in Onitsha: Places, People and Events, 1885-1985 Ed V.A Nwosu.  Onitsha: Etukokwu Press 1985, 9-10.

·        Obiechina, Emmanuel N.  An African Popular Literature: A Study of Onitsha Market Pamphlets.  London: Syndics of Cambridge University Press, (1971), 1973.

·        .......Onitsha Market Literature.  Africana Pub. Corp., 1972.

·        Ogali, Ogali A.  “Long Long Ago” in Veronica My Daughter and other Onitsha Place and Stories. Ed. Reinhard W. Sander and Peter K.  Ayers. Washington, DC.: Three Continents., 1980.

·        Okeke, Okechukwu O.  A Political and Administrative History of Onitsha, 1917-1970.  Trenton, N.J: Africa World Press, 2010.

·        Okolo, P.H.  Onitsha Ebo-Irenani. Onitsha: Enenia Press, 1947.

·        Onono, Tom O.  An attempt at the History of Idoko-Use (Obikporo Village), Onitsha.  Onitsha: nd.

·        Onyejekwe, Chineze J.  Onitsha Ado N’Idu on my Mind.  Xlibris, 2011.

·        Onyekpu, Rom.  Onitsha Market Fire Disasters.  African Dawn, 1987.

·        Onyemelukwe, J.O.C.  “Some Factors in the Growth of West African Market Town: The Example of Pre-Civil War Onitsha,” Urban Studies 11, 1974: 47-59.

·        Orakwue, Jerry I.  Onitsha Custom of Title-Taking.  Onitsha: Etukokwu Publishers, 1989.

·        .......Onitsha Custom of Title-Taking.  Onitsha: Renascent Africa Press, Ltd., 1953.