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A modern history of Tanganyika

Author: John Iliffe
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1979.
Series: African studies series, 25.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This is the first comprehensive and fully documented history of modern Tanganyika (mainland Tanzania). After introductory chapters on the nineteenth century, Dr Iliffe concentrates on the colonial period, and especially on economic, social and intellectual change among Africans as the core of their colonial experience and the basis of their political behaviour. Particular attention is paid to the consequences for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Iliffe
ISBN: 0521220246 9780521220248 0521296110 9780521296113 0521296129 9780521296120
OCLC Number: 3868821
Description: xvi, 616 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Intentions --
Tanganyika in 1800 --
The nineteenth century --
The German conquest --
Colonial economy and ecological crisis, 1890-1914 --
The Maji Maji rebellion, 1905-7 --
Religious and cultural change before 1914 --
Fortunes of war --
The origins of rural capitalism --
The creation of tribes --
The crisis of colonial society, 1929-45 --
Townsmen and workers --
The African Association, 1929-48 --
The new colonialism --
The new politics, 1945-55 --
The nationalist victory, 1955-61.
Series Title: African studies series, 25.
Responsibility: John Iliffe.
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This is the first comprehensive and fully documented history of modern Tanganyika (mainland Tanzania), dealing mainly with the colonial period. It draws on the latest research and on evidence  Read more...


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