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x, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Part One Settlement of Mount Meru: mountain farmers - Meru and Chaga in the 17th-19th centuries-- Massai farmers - Arusha and pastoral Massai in the 18th-19th centuries. Part Two Colonialism and resistance under German rule: blood on the land - Talala and the Germans, 1881-96-- conquest and colonization, 1896-1916-- establishment of the mission, 1902-1916. Part Three British rule 1916-61: recolonization-- land, population and agricultural development-- Christians, coffee, culture and class. Part Four Politics of land and authority: struggles for the land - political and moral economies of land-- the politics of land and authority-- the Meru land case.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780852557365 20160528
This work examines the struggle between the Meru and Arusha peoples and their German and British rulers over the issue of land and agricultural development on Mount Meru in northern Tanzania. It shows how the Meru and Arashi, faced with an "iron ring" of land alienated by European settlers successfully intensified their own irrigated agriculture to bring about what has been termed an "indigenous agricultural revolution".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780852557365 20160528
Green Library
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22 leaves ; 28 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xxiv, 155 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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xi, 163 p. ; 28 cm.
Green Library
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172 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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x, 258 leaves. maps.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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v, 43 p. : maps ; 28 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Database topics
African Studies
Physical extent
1 online resource.
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viii, 133 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Green Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xi, 322 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
  • PART I - Introduction by T. Spear - PART II: BECOMING MAAS AI - Dialects, Sectiolects, or Simply Lects?: The Maa Lang uage in Time Perspective by G. Sommer &amp-- R. Vossen - Be coming Maasailand by J.E.G. Sutton - Maasia Expansion and the New East African Pastoralism by J.G. Galaty - Aspects of 'Becoming Turkana': Interactions and Assimilation Betw een Maa- and Ateker-Speakers by J. Lamphear - Defeat &amp-- Dispersal: The Laikipiak and their Neighbours at the End of the Nineteenth Century by N. Sobania - Being 'Maasai', but not 'People of Cattle': Arusha Agricultural Maasai in the Nineteenth Century by T. Spear - PART III - BEING MAAS AI - Becoming Maasai, Being in Time by P. Spencer - The Wo rld of Telelia: Reflections of a Maasai Woman in Mataparo by T. Chieni &amp-- P. Spencer - 'The Eye' that Wants a Per son, Where Can It Not See?': Inclusion, Exclusion, and a B oundary in Maasai Identity by J.G. Galaty - Aesthetics, E xpertise, and Ethnicity: Okiek and Maasai Perspectives on Personal Ornament by D. Klumpp &amp-- C. Kratz - PART IV: C ONTESTATIONS &amp-- REDEFINITIONS - Acceptees and Aliens: K ikuyu Settlement in Maasailand by R. Waller - Land as Ours e, Land as Mine: Economic, Political and Ecological Margin alization in Kajiando District by D.J. Campbell - Maa-Spea kers of the Northern Desert: Recent Developments in Ariaal and Rendille Identity by E. Fratkin - PART V - CONCLUSION S by Richard Waller - Bibliography - Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780852552162 20160527
Green Library
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xi, 340 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Part 1 Introduction: toward the history of African Christianity, Thomas Spear-- African theology and the search for the universal, Gregory H. Maddox. Part 2 Mission: Chaga religion and missionary Christianity on Kilimanjaro - the initial phase, 1893-1916, Anza A. Lema-- the impact of Christianity among the Zaramo - a case study of Maneromango Lutheran Parish, Isaria N. Kimambo-- they do the dictating and we must submit - the Africa Inland Mission in Maasailand, Richard Waller. Part 3 Conversion and popular evangelism: the creation of a Catholic Fipa society - conversion in Nkansi district, Ufipa, Kathleen R. Smythe-- the church and Cigogo - Father Stephen Mlundi and Christianity in central Tanzania, Gregory H. Maddox. Part 4 Struggles for control: Kamba Christianity - from Africa Inland Church to African Brotherhood Church, David Sandgren-- the making of an independent church - the case of the African Missionary Evangelical Church among the Meru of Tanzania, C.K. Omari-- Bundu dia Kongo - a Kongolese self-styled fundamentalist movement, Ernest Wamba-dia-Wamba. Part 5 Charismatic prophecy and healing: the Church of the Holy Spirit - biblical beliefs and practices of the Arathi of Kenya, 1926-1950, Francis Kimani Githeya. Part 6 Protestant revival and popular Catholicism: the politics of popular Catholicism in Uganda, Ron Kassimir-- the Marian faith healing ministry - an African expression of popular Catholicism in Tanzania, Christopher Comoro and John Sivalon-- contending for the faith - spiritual revival and the Fellowship Church in Tanzania, Josiah R. Mlahagwa. Part 7 Christianity and society: family life, indigenous culture and Christianity in colonial Njombe, James Giblin.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780852557570 20160528
This history examines, through case studies, the ways in which African chatechists, evangelists and translators have interpreted Christianity for themselves and conveyed it to others. It analyzes African prophetic and healing movements which drew on African and Christian traditions.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780852557570 20160528
Green Library
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133 p. : map ; 28 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)

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