A history of the kingdom of Nkore in Western Uganda to 1896
The traditional kingdom of Nkore, Western Uganda came into existence around the beginning of the sixteenth century and this book is an attempt by Samwiri R. Karugire, to trace this history on the basis of accounts handed down until the coming of the Europeans during the last decade of the nineteenth century. The study is not exclusively historical or political. Religious beliefs and practices, clan organization and other non-political aspects of Nkore society are examined in varying degrees.
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Capital Sites of Ankole 275
a Duration of Reigns
CLASS AND NATION
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administrative Ankole attack authority Babito Bacwa Bacwezi Bagabe Bahima Bahinda Bahororo Bairu Banyankore Bashambo Batutsi Bayangwe British brother Buganda Buhaya Buhweju Bunyaruguru Bunyoro Busongola Bwera cattle ceremonies chiefs court courtiers death Duhaga dynasty Emitwe example fact father fighting Gasyonga herds Ibanda Igara Igumira Ihangiro informants Interviewed Isingiro Kabula Kahaya Karagwe Karaiga Karara Kashari Katate and Kamugungunu king king of Rwanda kingdom Kiwanuka kraal leaders Macwa marriage maternal clan Mbaguta Mbarara means military mother Mpororo Mugabe Mugabe's Muhima Mukwenda Munyankore Mutambuka Mwiru Ndahura nineteenth century Nkore history Nkore society Nkore traditions Nkuba Ntare IV Nyabugaro Nyabushozi Nyakatura Oberg Omutwe pastoralists period political princes raids reason region reign of Mutambuka reign of Ntare royal drum royal family Ruhinda Rujumbura rule rulers Rwabushongo Rwanda Rwebishengye seems Sheema song sons Stenning subclans subcounty succession territory throne tion traditional Nkore Wamara warriors whole