A History of East Africa

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Fountain Publishers, 2002 - History - 253 pages
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This is a summary of East African history from pre-1500 to the 1960s, and independence. Topics covered: early migration and settlement and pastoralism in early societies; the costal towns and trade; Islam in East Africa and the rise of Swahili culture; the Portuguese in East Africa; Omani power; Buganda and other East African peoples; the Ngoni invasion; internal trade; the slave trade and European missionaries and trade in East Africa; British conquest and occupation, the establishment and reactions to colonial rule; Tanganyika; Zanzibar and the British; the British and the Ugandan railways and indirect rule in Uganda; the effects of the First World War and subsequent economic, social and constitutional development.

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Origin migration and settlement of Bantu
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