Colonial rule and political development in Tanzania: the case of the Makonde by J. Gus Liebenow

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  • Tanzania


  • Makonde (African people),
  • Tanzania -- Politics and government

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Bibliography: p. [342]-351.

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Statement[by] J. Gus Liebenow.
LC ClassificationsDT443 .L54
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 360 p.
Number of Pages360
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Open LibraryOL5315544M
ISBN 10081010332X
LC Control Number72126898

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 27 Two Deeades of Dependent Development - A Macro-Eeonomic View 28 The State Mining Sector Local Muslim people have been marginalised since the colonial period, when the Portuguese pitted the Mwani against the Makonde in a classic bid to divide and rule; and throughout the socialist era, when Frelimo showered the Makonde with war pensions and disparaged religion at large.

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Sir Donald Cameron, Governor from –, was influenced by Lord Frederick Lugard, the ideologist of ‘indirect rule’, administration by chiefs approved by the colonial government. A few educated Africans, such as Martin Kayamba who ran the government office in Tanga, were promoted.

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