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  1. Alice Lakwena and the Holy Spirits
    In August 1986, Alice Auma, a young Acholi woman in northern Uganda, proclaiming herself under the orders of a Christian spirit named Lakwena, raised an army called the \u201cHoly Spirit Mobile Forces.\u201d With it she waged... Learn More
    Published: 31st March 2000
    Hardback | £45.00
  2. Controlling Anger
    Controlling Anger examines the dilemmas facing rural people who live within the broader context of political instability. Following Uganda's independence from Britain in 1962, the Bagisu men of Southeastern Uganda developed a... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 1998
    Paperback | £23.99
  3. Developing Uganda
    Uganda's recovery since Museveni came to power in 1986 has been one of the heartening achievements in a continent where the media have given intense coverage to disasters. This book assesses the question of whether the reality... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 1998
    Paperback | £23.99
  4. Developing Uganda
    Uganda's recovery since Museveni came to power in 1986 has been one of the heartening achievements in a continent where the media have given intense coverage to disasters. This book assesses the question of whether the reality... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 1998
    Hardback | £41.00
  5. Conflict, Age & Power In N E Africa
    Paperback | £20.99
  6. Conflict, Age, and Power in North East Africa
    Age systems are involved in the competition for power. They are part of an institutional complex that makes societies fit to wage war. This book argues that in postcolonial North East Africa, with its recent history of national... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 1998
    Hardback | £41.00
  7. Mau Mau From Below
    Published: 30th April 1997
    Paperback | £23.99
  8. Mau Mau From Below
    John Lonsdale says in his introduction: \u201cThis is the oral evidence of the Kikuyu villagers with whom Greet Kershaw lived as an aid worker during the Mau Mau \u2018Emergency’ in the 1950s, and which is now totally irrecoverable... Learn More
    Published: 30th April 1997
    Hardback | £41.00
  9. Kampala Women Getting By
    Published: 15th September 1996
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. Kampala Women Getting By
    What do ordinary women in an African city do in the face of \u201cserious enough\u201d infections in themselves and signs of acute illness in their young children? How do they manage? What does it take to get by? How do they maintain... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 1996
    Hardback | £41.00
  11. Jua Kali Kenya
    Kenya was where the term \u201cinformal sector\u201d was first used in 1971. During the 1980s the term \u201cjua kali\u201d — in Swahili \u201chot sun\u201d — came to be used of the informal sector artisans, such as... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 1996
    Paperback | £20.99
  12. Jua Kali Kenya
    Kenya was where the term \u201cinformal sector\u201d was first used in 1971. During the 1980s the term \u201cjua kali\u201d — in Swahili \u201chot sun\u201d — came to be used of the informal sector artisans, such as... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 1996
    Hardback | £37.00
  13. Custodians of the Land
    Farming and pastoral societies inhabit ever-changing environments. This relationship between environment and rural culture, politics and economy in Tanzania is the subject of this volume which will be valuable in reopening debates... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 1996
    Paperback | £23.99
  14. Ecology Control and Economic Development in East African History
    This pioneering book was one of the first to place the history of East Africa within the context of the environment. It has been used continuously for student teaching. It is now reissued with an introduction placing it within... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 1996
    Paperback | £23.99
  15. Decolonization & Independence In Kenya
    This is a sharply observed assessment of the history of the last half century by a distinguished group of historians of Kenya. At the same time the book is a courageous reflection in the dilemmas of African nationhood. Professor... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 1996
    Paperback | £25.99
  16. History & Conservation Of Zanzibar Stone Town
    Published: 15th August 1995
    Paperback | £17.99
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