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Eastern African History / Edition 1

Eastern African History / Edition 1

by Robert O. Collins
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This volume covers three thousand years of African history beginning with reports about the ancient kingdoms of Ethiopia and Kush; ancient and medieval trade routes, including China’s discovery of Africa; the history of the east coast; the Nilotic slave trade; kingdoms and court life in inner east Africa; and the appearance of Indian and white settlers, and merchants and colonialists. The authors of the texts include important local authorities and scholars as well as travelers and administrators from Britain, Portugal, Switzerland, India, and China. Modern times are considered in the documents of Jomo Kenyatta, Tom Mboya, Milton Obote, and Julius Nyerere. The African History in Documents series also features: Volume I: West African History Volume III: Central and South African History

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558760165
Publisher: Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/26/2016
Series: African History in Documents
Edition description: Updated
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

1. Anonymous: Periplus of the Erythraean Sea
2. Ezana: The Destruction of Kush
3. Cosmas Indicopleustes: Trade in Ethiopia
4. Tuan Ch’eng-shih: China’s Discovery of Africa
5. João de Barros: The Founding of Kilwa
6. Ibn Battuta: The East African Coast in 1331
7. Duarte Barbosa: The East Coast of Africa at the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century
8. Francisco Alvarez: The Land of Prester John
9. João dos Santos: The Wizimba
10. Gaspar Bocarro: From Tete to Kilwa
11. Father Lobo: Portuguese Missionaries in Ethiopia
12. James Bruce: Sheik Adlan and the Black Horse Cavalry of Sennar
13. John Lewis Burckhardt: Shendi
14. John Hanning Speke: Unyamwezi and Buganda
15. Sir Samuel Baker: Khartoum and the Nilotic Slave Trade
16. Georg Schweinfurth: King Munza
17. Salim al-Mazrui: The Sultan and Mombasa
18. Sir Apolo Kagwa: Court Life in Buganda
19. Records of Maji Maji: The Maji Maji Rebellion, 1905-1907
20. Ruhanantuka: Flight of the Ekirimbi
21. Ernest Linant de Bellefonds: Kabaka Mutesa I
22. Mohammed Abdille Hasan: The Sayyid’s Reply
23. Lord Delamere: White Man’s Country
24. The Devonshire White Paper: The Indians in Kenya
25. Jomo Kenyatta: Meeting at Nyeri July 26, 1952
26. Tom Mboya: Kenya as a Nation July 23, 1962
27. Ali Dinar: The Last Sultan of Darfur
28. Sir John Maffey: British Rule in the Sudan
29. The Problem of the Southern Sudan: The Addis Ababa Agreement February 27, 1972
30. John Garang do Mabior: The Genesis of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) 1983
31. Haile Selassie: At the League of Nations - June 30, 1936
32. Charter of the Organization of African Unity - May 25, 1963
33. The Derg and Mengistu Haile Mariam: Unity: Foundation of Our Independence and Strength - May 1, 1988
34. Oginga A. Odinga: Not Yet Uhuru - October 25, 1969
35. Julius K. Nyerere: The Arusha Declaration - January 29, 1967
36. Apollo Milton Obote: The Common Man’s Charter: First Steps for Uganda to Move to the Left - December 18, 1969

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