JAMB recommended textbooks for History 2021 – What are the best books to read for JAMB History and pass? If you want to pass JAMB 2021/2022 and score above 80 in JAMB History, then you need to know the best History textbooks to read for JAMB and pass.

Are you sitting for History in your next UTME? Do you wish to score above 90 in JAMB History? Then, you need to read this article to the end.

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In one of previous JAMB guides titled, “How to study for JAMB and pass excellently“, I mentioned that recommended textbooks are the best History textbooks to study and pass JAMB History.

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If you are still searching for the terms above, then this article is where you are going to find an answer.

Here are the best recommended textbooks to study and pass JAMB history 2021 once and for all.

 

BEST HISTORY TEXTBOOKS TO READ FOR JAMB AND PASS

Like I mentioned earlier, JAMB recommended textbooks for History are the best textbooks to prepare for JAMB(see reasons in the next heading below).

Below are the list of JAMB recommended textbooks for History 2021/2022:

  • Abba, A (2006): The Politics of Mallam Aminu Kano, Kaduna Vanguard and Publishers.
  • Ayandele, A. E. et al (1986): The Making of Modern Africa, The Twentieth Century Vol 2., Longman.
  • Ajayi and Cowther (1971): History of West Africa Vol. I, London, Longman.
  • Ajayi and Crowther (1974): History of West Africa Vol. II, London, Longman
  • Akinloye, S. A. (1976): Emergent African States: Topics in Twentieth Century African History, Longman.
  • Akinyemi, A. B., Agbi, S. O and Otunbanjo, A. O. (eds) (1989): Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 years. (International Relations) Vol x, Heinemann. Ibadan.
  • Anene J. C. and Brown, G (1966): African in the 19th and 20th centuries, Ibadan: University Press.
  • Anene J. C. (1966): Southern Nigeria in Transition, 1885 – 1906, Cambridge: University Press.
  • Anene, J. C and Brown, G (eds) (1972): African in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: A Handbook for Teachers and Students, Ibadan: University Press and Nelson.
  • Ashiwaju A. I., Croder, M and Denzer, I. R. (eds) Tariki 25, Grassroots Leadership in Colonial West Africa, Vol. 7, London: Longman.
  • Atanda, J. A. Ashiwaju, G and Abubakar, Y. (eds) (1989) Nigeria since Independence: The First Years: Religion Vol. i., Ibadan Heinemann.
  • Barkindo, B. et al (1989): Africa and the Wider World, Vol. 1. Lagos: Longman.
  • Barkindo, B. et al (1996): African and the Wider World, Vols. 2 and 3, Lagos: Longman
  • Boahen, A (1969) The Revolutionary years: Africa since 1800 Longman publishers.
  • Boahen, A (1969): The Revolutionary years: West Africa since 1800, Longman Publishers
  • Sokoto Caliphate: History and Legacies, 1804 – 2004, vols. I and II, Kaduna: Arewa House.
  • Celeman, J. S. (1986) Nigeria: Background to Nationalism, Benin: Broburg and Wistrom.
  • Clerk, T. A. (1991): Right Honourable Gentleman: The Life and Times of Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Zaria: Hudahuda Publishing Company.
  • Cohen, D. I. and Daniel, J. (eds) (1981): Political Economy of Africa: Selected Readings, London, Longman.
  • Crowther, M. West Africa: An introduction to its History, Longman,1977.
  • Crowther, M. Nigeria: An introduction to its History, London:Longman,1979.
  • Dike, K. O. (1956): Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta, London: Oxford University Press.
  • Ekeh, P. P and Ashiwaju, G. (eds) (1989): Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years: Culture, Vol. VII, Ibadan: Heinemann.
  • Falola, T. et. al (1989): History of Nigeria Vol. I, Lagos: Longman.
  • Falola T. et. al (1989): History of Nigeria Vol. 2 and 3, Lagos: Longman.
  • Gboyega, A., Abubakar, Y and Aliyu Y. (eds) (1989): Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years Public Administration, Vol. III, Ibadan: Heinemann.
  • Hallet, R. (1975): Africa since 1875, Ibadan: Heinemann.
  • Hopkins, A. G. (1973): An Economic History of West Africa, Longman.
  • Ikime, O and Osoba, S. O. (eds) Tarikh: Independence Movement in Africa (Part I), Vol. 3, No. 4 London: Longman.
  • Ikime, O and Osoba, S. O. (eds) Tarikh: Government in Pre-Colonial Africa, Vol. 4, No. 2 London, Longman
  • Ikime, O and Osoba, S. O. (eds) (undated): Peoples and Kingdoms of West Africa in the Pre-colonial Period, Vol. 5, No. 1 London: Longman.
  • Ikime, O and Osoba, S. O. (eds) (undated) Tarikh: Europeans Conquest and African Resistance (Part 2), Vol. 4, London: Longman.
  • Ikime, O (1977) The Fall of Nigeria: The British Conquest, London: Heinemann.
  • Ikime, O (ed) (1974) Leadership in 19th Century Africa: Essays from Tarikh, London: Longman
  • Ikime, O. (1968) Merchant Price of the Niger Delta, London: Heinemann.
  • Ikime, O. (ed) (1980) Ground work of Nigerian History, Ibadan: Heinemann.
  • Iseihei, E. (1983) A History of Nigeria, London: Longman.
  • Jorre, J. D. (1972) The Nigeria Civil War, London: Hordder and Stoughton.
  • Kani, A. M. and Gandi, K. (1990) A State and Society in the Sokoto Caliphate, Series I, Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto.
  • Mahdi, A., Kwanashei, G. A and Yakubu M. (eds) (1994) Nigeria: The state of the Nation and the Way Forward, Kaduna: Arewa House.
  • Mahdi, A., Kwanashei, G. A and Yakubu M. (eds) (1994) Nigeria: The state of the Nation and the Way Forward, Kaduna: Arewa House.
  • Martin, P. M and Omera, P. (1995) (eds) Africa (Third Edition), Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
  • Mohammed, B. (1982) Africa and Non-alignment: A study in the Foreign Relations of New Nations, Kano: Triumph Publishers.
  • Mohammed A. S. and Adamu, S.(eds) (2005) Nigeria and the Reform of the United Nations, Zaria: Hanwa.
  • Nzula, A. T., Potekhin and Zusmanovich (1979) Forced Labour in Colonial Africa, London: Zed Press.
  • Offiong, D. A. (1980) Imperialism and Dependency: Obstacles to Development, Enugu: Fourth Dimension Publishers.
  • Ojigbo, O. (1982) Shehu Shagari: The Biography of Nigeria’s First Executive President, Yugoslavia Mlandiska Knjiga.
  • Okafor, I. (1989) History for Senior Secondary Schools, Onitsha, Jet Publishers.
  • Oliver, T. and Afmore, A. (1996) Africa since 1880 (Fourth Edition) New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Olusanya G. O. (1973) The Second World War and Politics in Nigeria, 1939 – 1953, Ibadan: Evans.
  • Omar O. (1966) The Zulu Aftermath: A Nineteenth-Century Revolution in Bantu Africa, London: Longman.
  • Omolewa, M. (1986) Certificate History of Nigeria, Lagos: Longman.
  • Onoja, I. (1998) Peace-keeping and International Security in a Changing World., Jos: Mono Expressions.
  • Onwubiko, K. (1983) School Certificate History of West Africa, Onitsha: African – First Publishers.
  • Tamuno, T. N. and Atanda A. (eds) (1989) Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years. Vol. III, Ibadan: Heinemann.
  • Tamuno, T. N. and Atanda J. A. M. (eds) (1989) Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years. (Government and Public Policy), Vol. IV, Ibadan: Heinemann.
  • Tamuno, T. N. and Ukpabi, S. C. (eds) (1989) Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years (The Civil War years). Vol. IV, Ibadan: Heinemann.
  • Thompson, L. A. (2000) History of South Africa, Yale: Yale University Press.
  • Usman Y. B. (ed) (1979) Studies in the History of Sokoto Caliphate, New York: Third Press International.
  • Usman Y. B. (ed) (1981) The Transformation of Katsina, 1400 – 1883, Zaria: Ahmadu Bello University Press.
  • Usman Y. B. (ed) and Alkali M. N. (1983) Studies in the History of Pre-Colonial Borno, Zaria: NNPC.
  • Usman Y. B. and Kwanashei, G. A. (eds) Inside Nigeria History 1950-1970: Events: Issues and Sources (Presidential Panel on Nigeria: Since Independence), University of Ibadan.
  • Usman Y. B. (ed) (1989): Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years: The Society Vol.I, Ibadan: Heinemann.
  • Usman Y. B. (2002) Election Violence in Nigeria: The Terrible Experience, 1952 – 2002, Zaria: Abdullahi Smith Centre for Historical Research.
  • Webster, J. B. and Ikime, O. (eds) Tarikh: Early African Christianity, Vol. 2. No. 1. London: Longman.
  • Wilmot, P. F. (1980): Apartheid and African Liberation: The Grief and the Hope, Ife: University of Ife Press.
  • Yakubu, A. M., Jumare, I and Saeed, A. G. (eds) (2005) Northern Nigeria: A century of Transformation, 1903 – 2003, Kaduna: Arewa House.
  • Yakubu A. M. (2006) Emirs and Politicians: Reform, Reactions and Recrimination in Northern Nigeria, 1950 – 1966, Kaduna: Baraka Publishers.
  • Wisdomline Pass at Once JAMB.

Why should you use JAMB recommended textbooks to prepare for History in 2021? 

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Below are good reasons why you should use JAMB History recommended textbooks to prepare for JAMB.

 

GOOD REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD USE JAMB RECOMMENDED TEXTBOOKS FOR HISTORY 2021

  1. They are recommended by the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board(JAMB)
  2. They are very comprehensive and hence trusted by smart students
  3. JAMB examiners set UTME questions from recommended textbooks
  4. They cover the whole JAMB syllabus

Can I Pass JAMB Without Using Recommended Textbooks For History

Now, if you are still wondering, “Is it compulsory to use JAMB recommended textbooks for History before I can pass?“.

The answer is NO. You can also use other good History textbooks to pass. However, the question is “How sure are you that the textbook you want to use is good enough to pass JAMB?

If you are not sure, then I will advise you to use the textbooks mentioned above.

Finally, “where can I get JAMB recommended textbooks?

Where To Get JAMB Recommended Textbooks For History In 2021

Below are some of the places to get JAMB recommended textbooks:

  1. The best option is to buy at any bookshop near you. This will give you total control over where, how and when you read it.
  2. Another option is to borrow from a friend.
  3. You can also borrow or use it at any public library close to you.

That is all for now on the topic, “Best History textbooks for JAMB 2021/2022“.

QUESTION FOR YOU: Which is your favourite among these History textbooks? Use the comment section below.

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