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Tanzania. Tanganyika. German East Africa

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  • National Parks & Attractions in Tanzaniaby MobileReference

    MobileReference 2012; US$ 3.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...

  • Ignorance Becoming a Factby Teddy Lufungula Osembe

    Hamilton Books 2000; US$ 26.99

    The succession of Shimba as a traditional chief ruler of Mibanga, a tiny village in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the extraordinary power given to him by his ancestors and heavens had been poorly ignored by his first brutal son Ndumbi. The consequences that Ndumbi endures are the key point of this book. Kibonge, Ndumbi's brother,... more...

  • Grasp the Shield Firmly the Journey is Hardby Siso Zedekia

    Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2010; US$ 37.05

    This book is a compilation of oral histories about the movement of Luo and some Bantu-speaking peoples. It includes histories of many clans or ethnic groups, and how drought, warfare, disease, and competition over pastoral resources in western Kenya forced them to look for a land that they could call their own. Highly entertaining, the stories cross... more...

  • Aspects of Colonial Tanzania Historyby E.Y. Mbogoni

    Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2012; US$ 22.80

    Aspects of Colonial Tanzanian History is a collection of essays that examines the lives and experiences of both colonizers and the colonized during colonial rule in what is today known as Tanzania. Dr. Mbogoni examines a range of topics hitherto unexplored by scholars of Tanzania history, namely: excessive alcohol consumption (the sundowners); adultery... more...

  • Violent Intermediariesby Michelle R. Moyd

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    The askari , African soldiers recruited in the 1890s to fill the ranks of the German East African colonial army, occupy a unique space at the intersection of East African history, German colonial history, and military history. Lauded by Germans for their loyalty during the East Africa campaign of World War I, but reviled by Tanzanians for the violence... more...

  • Taifaby James R. Brennan

    Ohio University Press 2012; US$ 25.99

    Taifa is a story of African intellectual agency, but it is also an account of how nation and race emerged out of the legal, social, and economic histories in one major city, Dar es Salaam. Nation and race?both translatable as taifa in Swahili?were not simply universal ideas brought to Africa by European colonizers, as previous studies assume.... more...

  • Maji Majiby James Giblin; Jamie Monson

    BRILL 2010; US$ 107.00

    This volume reexamines the Maji Maji war of 1905-07 in Tanzania, the largest African rebellion against European colonialism. Contributors provide histories of previously neglected localities and groups, and new insight into the use of protective medicines believed to provide invulnerability. more...

  • Zanzibar: The Hundred Days Revolutionby Helen-Louise Hunter

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 64.00

    In the late 1950s, Communists decided that Zanzibar offered them a particular favorable opportunity for expanding their influence. more...

  • Dual Classification Reconsideredby Serge Tcherkézoff

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    In this book, Serge Tcherkezoff presents a new perspective on the study of ritual classification. more...

  • Tanganyika Under German Rule 1905?1912by John Iliffe

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Written in the light of current reappraisal of African history, the book gives valuable insight into African initiatives during the early years of European rule. more...