This book is suitable for children of ages 9-14. Archaeologists have traced the long history of the people of Nigeria back 2000 years. This new book details its people from the early powerful kingdoms to enslavement and colonisation by the Europeans to independence. Candid photographs help show what life is like today at home, at school, in the workplace, and in the cities and villages. The topics include: a journey through time; home to many people; village and city life; a variety of homes; food and markets; school days; and sports and leisure.