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  • Aspects of Colonial Tanzania Historyby Lawrence E.Y. Mbogoni

    Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2012; US$ 24.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Tanganyika Under German Rule 1905?1912by John Iliffe

    Cambridge University Press 1969; US$ 30.00

    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...

  • Pan-Africanism or Pragmatismby Issa 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A Modern History of Tanganyikaby John Iliffe

    Cambridge University Press 1979; US$ 86.00

    The first comprehensive and fully documented history of modern Tanganyika (mainland Tanzania). more...