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Magical Water Versus Bullets: The Maji Maji Uprising as a Religious Movement

@inproceedings{Akiri2017MagicalWV,
  title={Magical Water Versus Bullets: The Maji Maji Uprising as a Religious Movement},
  author={Mwita Akiri},
  year={2017}
}
This article argues that the Maji Maji Uprising was a religious movement that utilized the power of religious beliefs as a vehicle for mobilization, transformation, and universalization. After examining its background, the social and political structures of the peoples in the key areas of the uprising in south eastern Tanzania, this paper analyzes the religious beliefs that pre-dated the Maji Maji Movement and the influence of the ‘ maji ’ (water) phenomenon. The article concludes that… 
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“The Peace of the Graveyard”: Remembrance and Memorialization of Crimes Against Humanity in Colonial Southwest Africa and East Africa

  • D. Mesa
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • 2018
How does one analyze the memorialization or remembrance of an event, or pair of events, when they have been nearly forgotten? To many individuals, the Herero and Nama Genocide in Namibia and the Maji