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  • Aspects of Colonial Tanzania Historyby E.Y. Mbogoni

    Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2012; US$ 17.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Pan-Africanism or Pragmatismby G. Shivji

    Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2008; US$ 34.95

    The Pan-Africanist debate is back on the historical agenda. The stresses and strains in the union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar since its formation some forty years ago are not showing any sign of abating. Meanwhile, imperialism under new forms and labels continues to bedevil the continent in ever-aggressive, if subtle, ways. The political federation... more...

  • The Nature of Christianity in Northern Tanzaniaby Robert B. Munson

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 109.99

    The Nature of Christianity in Northern Tanzania explores the relationship between the environment and social change on Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Meru during the German colonial period (1890-1916). The work analyzes the synergy between landscape change, exotic plant introduction, and Christian missionizing, showing how these three types of transformation... more...

  • Nyerereby Thomas Molony

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 36.46

    Julius Kambarage Nyerere (1922-1999), the first President of Tanzania, was a man whose political life was uniquely and inextricably bound into the history of the nation he created. Yet, though 'Baba wa Taifa', Father of the Nation, there is still no adequate biography. This book presents the first truly rounded portrait of Nyerere's early life,... more...

  • A Politics of Presenceby Peter Pels

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00

    Christian missions in Africa are commonly viewed as a blatant example of ethnocentrism. This stereotype partly exists because the day-to-day interaction between missionaries and Africans has so rarely been studied. This book shows how Africans and missionaries co-produced a Catholic Church in the Uluguru mountains of Eastern Tanzania in the late colonial... more...

  • One Beat of a Butterfly’s Heartby Ronald Callander

    30 Degrees South Publishers 2014; US$ 15.00

    In this book we are given a unique view of East Africa of the 1950s; not the stereotyped picture of wildlife safaris and leaping Masai, but the emerging independence struggle of a new African nation from the viewpoint of a white police office, in an exceptionally detailed, thoroughly readable, firsthand account of a rare period of recent history. It... more...

  • Africa's Liberationby Chambi Chachage; Annar Cassam

    Pambazuka Press 2010; US$ 16.99

    Julius Kambarage Nyerere, the first president of Tanzania, was a Pan-Africanist and an internationalist, and this book includes contributions from leading commentators—those who worked and fought imperialism alongside Nyerere, members of a younger generation, and Nyerere in his own words. The writings reflect on Nyerere and liberation, the Commonwealth,... more...

  • Mtoro bin Mwinyi Bakariby Ludger Wimmelb?cker

    Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2009; US$ 24.95

    This book presents a study of the life history of Mtoro bin Mwinyi Bakari (c. 1869 - 1927). Mtoro bin Mwinyi Bakari grew up and studied Islamic Sciences in Bagamoyo, Tanzania. He became a Swahili lecturer and author in Germany and is known to have written Desturi za Wasuaheli, an important work in Swahili culture. The book introduces the wider historical... more...

  • Quotable Quotes Of Mwalimu Julius K Nyerereby Christopher C. Liundi

    Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2011; US$ 19.95

    President Juliys Kambarge Nyerere was the first President of the United Republic of Tanzania and Founder of the Nation. He came into power through the ballot ñ a democratic process held in 1961, and remained in power for more than two decades. Mwalimu Nyerere was a gifted and morally upright man. He was a true son of Africa ñ a PanñAfricanist,... more...