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The Rise of an African Middle Class: Colonial Zimbabwe, 1898-1965
Michael O. West. The Rise of an African Middle Class: Colonial Zimbabwe, 1898-1965. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002. xiii + 324 pp. Notes. Index. $49.95. Cloth. $22.95. Paper. MichaelExpand
Education and Literacy
adopted a strategy for the achievement of universal access to basic education. Inspired by the Conference, the World Summit for Children made a commitment to increase significantly educationalExpand
Intimate Colonialism: The Imperial Production of Reproduction in Uganda, 1907-1925
  • C. Summers
  • History
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 1 July 1991
In 1924, the British recorded more births than deaths in Uganda for the first time since the foundation of the Uganda protectorate in 1900.' Civil war, smallpox, cholera, trypanosomiasis (sleepingExpand
Colonial lessons : Africans' education in Southern Rhodesia, 1918-1940
Introduction I Struggles & Stalemates Educational controversies: African school activism, 1920-1934 Demanding schools: The Umchingwe Project, 1928-1934 II Reconstructing Authority Walking alone inExpand
Historical dictionary of Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe, one of Africa's longer, more promising countries, has been in the news a lot recently-for all the wrong reasons. This more than justifies a third edition. Zimbabwe has witnessed anExpand
Grandfathers, grandsons, morality, and radical politics in late colonial Buganda
Late in 1948, one of the radical Luganda newspapers in Buganda printed Dionizio Sifirwakange's rhetorical and distinctly aggrieved questions: "Has it become a crime for schoolchildren to evinceExpand
  • C. Summers
  • History
  • The Journal of African History
  • 1 March 2006
Staff petitions, sexual and disciplinary scandal and open riot pushed Buganda's leaders to close Budo College on the eve of Kabaka (King) Muteesa II's coronation. The upheaval at the school includedExpand
Young Buganda and Old Boys: Youth, Generational Transition, and Ideas of Leadership in Buganda, 1920-1949
From the 1920s through the 1940s, Britons and Baganda saw youth and generational transition as both disruptive to public order, and essential for Buganda's future. This article explores how—acrossExpand
Radical Rudeness: Ugandan Social Critiques in the 1940s
This article asks how the people of colonial Uganda, especially the kingdom of Buganda, understood themselves in the 1940s not just as imperial subjects, but as citizens capable of mobilizing forExpand