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Agency and action in colonial Africa : essays for John E. Flint

Author: Christopher P Youé; Timothy J Stapleton; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
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The coming of colonialism to Subsaharan Africa generated many forces that historians often describe in abstract terms: peasantization, leadership, nationalism and even colonialism. Such terms often hide or overwhelm the individual experiences of those who, in some way, contributed to the development and demise of colonial Africa. These 'agents' of empire - intellectuals and peasants, chiefs and ex-slaves,  Read more...
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Agency and action in colonial Africa.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001
(DLC) 2001021551
(OCoLC)46502258
Named Person: John E Flint; John E Flint
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher P Youé; Timothy J Stapleton; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230288485 0230288480
OCLC Number: 681925068
Description: 1 online resource (x, 219 pages) : maps
Contents: Introduction: John Flint and Agency in History / C. Youé & T. Stapleton --
Chronology of John Flint's Publications --
Faku, the Mpondo and Colonial Advance in the Eastern Cape, 1834-53 / T. Stapleton --
'Scientific Gold': Robert Koch and Africa, 1883-1906 / M. Echenberg --
Colonial Commandants and the Administration of Slavery Policy in French West Africa / M. Klein --
Slavery, Sorcery and Colonial 'Reality' in Mauritania, c.1910-60 / E.A. McDougall --
'You are tearing my skirt': Labotsibeni Gwamile Lamduli of Swaziland / A. Kanduza --
A Christian, Civilized Man: D.D.T. Jabavu of South Africa / C. Higgs --
Creech Jones and African Universities, 1934-50 / A. Nwauwa --
Chiefs and the Making of Industrial Policy in Nigeria / A. Hinds --
Critical Agents: Colonial Nigerian Intellectuals and their British Counterparts / P. Zachernuk --
Rebellion and Quiescence: Kenyan and Rhodesian Responses to Forced Removals in the 1950s / C. Youé --
Hastings Banda and Cold War Politics in Malawi / J. Power.
Responsibility: edited by Chris Youé and Tim Stapleton.
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