Eastern African Studies

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  1. War in Pre-Colonial Eastern Africa
    War in Pre-Colonial Eastern Africa examines the nature and objectives of violence in the region in the nineteenth century. It is particularly concerned with highland Ethiopia and the Great Lakes. It will be of use to those interested... Learn More
    Published: 28th December 2007
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  2. Cultivating Success in Uganda
    Kigezi, a district in southwestern Uganda, is exceptional in many ways. In contrast to many other parts of the colonial world, this district did not adopt cash crops. Soil conservation practices were successfully adopted, and... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2007
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  3. Emancipation without Abolition in German East Africa, c. 1884-1914
    This study examines the complex history of slavery in East Africa, focusing on the area that came under German colonial rule. In contrast to the policy pursued at the time by other colonial powers in Africa, the German authorities... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2006
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  4. Women, Work, and Domestic Virtue in Uganda, 1900-2003
    This groundbreaking book by two leading scholars offers a complete historical picture of women and their work in Uganda, tracing developments from precolonial times to the present and into the future. Setting women\u2019s economic... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2006
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  5. Crisis & Decline in Bunyoro
    The Kingdom of Bunyoro's story demonstrates convincingly that environmental change there was not a uniform, statewide process. In one of the first studies of the political ecology of a major African kingdom, Crisis & Decline... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 2006
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  6. Ethnic Federalism
    Since 1991, Ethiopia has gone further than any other country in using ethnicity as the fundamental organizing principle of a federal system of government. And yet this pioneering experiment in \u201cethnic federalism\u201d has... Learn More
    Published: 23rd May 2006
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  7. In Search of a Nation
    The double-sided nature of African nationalism its capacity to inspire expressions of unity, and its tendency to narrow political debate are explored by sixteen historians, focusing on the experience of Tanzania. The narrative... Learn More
    Published: 27th January 2006
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  8. A History of the Excluded
    The twentieth-century history of Njombe, the Southern Highlands district of Tanzania, can aptly be summed up as exclusion within incorporation. Njombe was marginalized even as it was incorporated into the colonial economy. Njombe's... Learn More
    Published: 27th January 2006
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  9. Black Poachers, White Hunters
    For centuries, Kenya's game-laden plains and forests were the rewarding hunting grounds of her native African population. Black Poachers, White Hunters traces the history of hunting there in the colonial era, describing the British... Learn More
    Published: 10th January 2006
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  10. African Underclass
    African Underclass examines the social, political, and administrative repercussions of rapid urbanization in colonial Dar es Salaam, and the evolution of official policy that viewed urbanization as inextricably linked with social... Learn More
    Published: 14th December 2005
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  11. African Womanhood In Colonial Kenya
    Published: 15th August 2005
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  12. Dhows & Colonial Economy In Zanzibar
    CONVENTIONAL HISTORY ASSUMES THAT THE RISE of the Steamship trade killed off the Indian Ocean dhow trade in the twentieth century. Erik Gilbert argues that the dhow economy played a major role in shaping the economic and social... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2005
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  13. Islands Of Intensive Agriculture
    ISLANDS OF INTENSIVE AGRICULTURE are areas of local cultivation surrounded by low-density livestock herders or extensive cultivators. Along the line of the East Africa Rift Valley, and in the highlands on either side, communities... Learn More
    Published: 30th March 2004
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  14. Leaf Of Allah
    KHAT IS A QUASI-LEGAL PSYCHOACTIVE SHRUB, produced and marketed in the province of Harerge, Ethiopia, and widely consumed throughout Northeast Africa. In the late nineteenth century the main cash crop of Harerge was coffee. Leaf... Learn More
    Published: 29th March 2004
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  15. Mau Mau & Nationhood
    Fifty years after the declaration of the state of emergency, Mau Mau still excites argument and controversy, not least in Kenya itself. Mau Mau and Nationhood is a collection of essays providing the most recent thinking on the... Learn More
    Published: 31st January 2003
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  16. Mau Mau and Nationhood
    Fifty years after the declaration of the state of emergency, Mau Mau still excites argument and controversy, not least in Kenya itself. Mau Mau and Nationhood is a collection of essays providing the most recent thinking on the... Learn More
    Published: 31st January 2003
    Hardback | £41.00
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