A History of East Africa
This is a summary of East African history from pre-1500 to the 1960s, and independence. Topics covered: early migration and settlement and pastoralism in early societies; the costal towns and trade; Islam in East Africa and the rise of Swahili culture; the Portuguese in East Africa; Omani power; Buganda and other East African peoples; the Ngoni invasion; internal trade; the slave trade and European missionaries and trade in East Africa; British conquest and occupation, the establishment and reactions to colonial rule; Tanganyika; Zanzibar and the British; the British and the Ugandan railways and indirect rule in Uganda; the effects of the First World War and subsequent economic, social and constitutional development.
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Origin migration and settlement of Bantu
The coastal towns and cities
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19th century Abushiri administration age-set agriculture Ankole appointed Arabs army Asians Awich Babito Bachwezi Bantu became Britain Buganda Agreement Buganda kingdom Bunyoro Bunyoro-Kitara Busoga cattle Chagga chiefdoms chiefs Christianity Chwezi clan coast of East coastal towns colonial rule constitutional development cotton Dar-es-Salaam defeated East Africa East African coast economic Egyptian elected empire established European forced Governor IBEA independence Indian indirect rule influence Islam ivory Kabaka Kabalega Kakungulu Karagwe Kenya Kikuyu Kilimanjaro Kilwa Krapf Kwavi Lake Victoria land leaders Legco Legislative Council Lugard Lukiiko Maasai Maji Mau Mau Mbaguta migration Minister Mirambo missionaries Mkwawa Mombasa Mutesa Mwanga Nandi Ngoni Nile Nilotes Nkore northern Nyamwezi Nyungu ya Mawe Omani Omugabe Omukama organised political Portuguese powers protectorate raids rulers Sayyid schools slave trade Speke started Sultan Swahili Tabora Tanganyika Tanzania territory Tippu Tip took Toro treaty Uganda Railway wanted white settlers World Zanzibar