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  • Oboteby Kenneth Ingham

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00

    Uganda developed as a British protectorate in a manner which made it virtually impossible for any indigenous politician to emerge as the unchallenged leader of his country. Obote: A Political Biography describes the efforts of one man to find a pragmatic solution to that problem, and in doing so to create a united, democratic Uganda. Kenneth Ingham... more...

  • Northern Bantu Cbby John Roscoe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    First Published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Defeating Mau Mauby Louis Leakey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 240.00

    The second of two important books by Louis Leakey, the renowned expert on the Kikuyu tribe. This book examines the organisation of the Mau Mau movement, its propaganda, the nature of its religious aspects and its oaths and the mistakes its leaders made as well as covering chapters on necessary reforms to prevent further outbreaks of a similar nature. more...

  • Holding the Lineby Jr. George White

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 32.99

    The Eisenhower administration's confrontation with Africa demonstrates the significance of race in the creation and execution of American foreign policy. In this new work, historian George White, Jr., explores the ways in which Eisenhower diplomacy, influenced by America's racialized fantasies, fears, and desires, turned the Cold War into a global... more...

  • Fields of Change among the Iteso of Kenyaby Ivan Karp

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 305.00

    Fields of Change is a study of the means by which the Iteso adapted to the imposition of colonial rule and the loss of political independence. It explores their pacification and incorporation into a colonial state and the effects that these processes have had on Iteso territorial and political systems. At the same time it examines the way in which... more...

  • Ethiopian Revolutionby Selassie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 300.00

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • "We Only Come Here to Struggle"by Berida Ndambuki; Claire Cone Robertson

    Indiana University Press 2000; US$ 14.99

    Here is the life history of Berida Ndambuki, a Kenyan woman trader born in 1936, who speaks movingly of her experiences under the turbulences of late British colonialism and independence. A poverty survivor, Berida overcame patriarchal constraints to reclaim the rights to her labor, her body, and her spirit. She invokes a many-faceted picture of central... more...

  • (Re)membering Kenya Vol 2by George Gona; Mbugua wa-Mungai

    Twaweza Communications 2014; US$ 34.95

    Out of the first series of public lectures titled (Re) membering Kenya organised by the Volume editors together with Twaweza Communications and supported by the Goethe Institut Kenya, The Ford Foundation and the Institute for International Education, and whose key outcome was the publication of Remembering Kenya Vol.1 (2010) grew a second round of... more...

  • Pastimes and Politicsby Laura Fair

    Ohio University Press 2001; US$ 27.99

    The first decades of the twentieth century were years of dramatic change in Zanzibar, a time when the social, economic, and political lives of island residents were in incredible flux, framed by the abolition of slavery, the introduction of colonialism, and a tide of urban migration. Pastimes and Politics explores the era from the perspective of... 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...