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Perfidy Shrouded in Respectability

Perfidy Shrouded in Respectability

Until the Lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter – Chinua Achebe (1930-2013) In his analysis of Africans, Lord Lugard wrote the following in page 70 of The Dual Mandate by F. D. Lugard, 1926. “In character and temperament, the typical African of this race-type is a happy, thriftless, excitable person.

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