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There are more town walls in Nigeria than in all the rest of West Africa. In the field, they inevitably aroused a curiosity about where they led; how they were built; how long they were; where the gateways or entrances were and where their related pathways led; whether their cross-profiles changed; what they enclosed and what they kept out; when they were built and why. The terms used for their various modes of construction and delineation are explained below.

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Darling, P. (2016). Nigerian Walls and Earthworks. In: Emeagwali, G., Shizha, E. (eds) African Indigenous Knowledge and the Sciences. Anti-colonial Educational Perspectives for Transformative Change. SensePublishers, Rotterdam. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6300-515-9_10

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