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UCLA Dissertations in African History

 

ACHEBE, Nwando

"Farmers, Traders, Warriors and Kings: Female Power and Authority in Northern Igboland 1900-1960"

 

2000

ADEDZE, Agbenyega

"Collector, Collections, and Exhibitions: The History of Museums in Francophone West Africa"

1997

 

AHANOTU, Austin Metumara

 

"The Economics of Religion: A Study of the Development of the Igbo Spirit of Enterprise, 1800-1955"

 

1971

AHMED, Christine

"Before Eve was Eve: 2200 Years of Gendered History in East-Central Africa"

 

1995

AIDOO, Agnes

"Political Crisis and Social Change in the Asante Kingdom, 1867-1901"

 

1975

ALI, Mohamed Nuuh

"History in the Horn of Africa, 1000 BC. - 1500 AD: Aspects of Social and Economic Change Between the Rift Valley and the Indian Ocean"

 

1985

ALLYN, David

"The Sabon Gari System in Northern Nigeria, 1911-1940"

 

1976

ASSEFA, Shiferaw Alemu

"The Omotic Agricultural System: A Linguistic Approach"

 

2011

BALL, Jeremy

"’The Colossal Lie’: The Sociedade Agrícola do Cassequel and Portuguese Labor Policy in Angola, 1899-1975"

 

2003

BARROWS, Leland

"General Faidherbe, the Maurel and Prom Company, and French Expansion in Senegal"

 

1974

BETTS, Melissa

"Namibia’s No Man’s Land: Race, Space and Identity in the History of Windhoek Coloureds under South African Rule, 1915-1990"

 

2009

BOADI-SIAW, Samuel

"Development of Relations Between Brazil and African States, 1950-1973"

 

1975

BRANTLEY, Cynthia

"The Giriama Rising, 1914: Focus for Political Development in the Kenya Hinterland, 1850-1963"

 

1973

CARTER, Tracey

"The Role of Griots in Gambian Political History"

 

2009

CASSIDY, Rita

"Britain and Basutoland: A Study of Men and Policies from the Gun War to the Anglo-Boer War"

 

1967

CHAMBERLIN, Christopher

"Competition and Conflict: The Development of the Bulk Export Trade in Central Gabon during the Nineteenth Century"

 

1977

CHANAIWA, David

"A History of the Nhowe before 1900"

 

1971

COLE, Gibril

"Embracing Islam and African traditions in a British colony : the Muslim Krio of Sierra Leone, 1787-1910"

 

2000

CUMMINGS, Robert

"Aspects of Human Porterage with Special Reference to Akamba of Kenya: Towards an Economic History, 1820-1920"

 

1975

CURTO, Jose

"Alcohol and Slaves: The Luso-Brazilian Alcohol Commerce at Mpinda, Luanda, and Benguela During the Atlantic Slave Trade, c.1480-1830, and its Impact on the Societies of West Central Africa"

 

1996

 

DESCH-OBI, Thomas J.

"Engolo: Combat Traditions in African and African Diaspora History"

 

2000

DILLARD, Mary

"Testing Freedom: A History of the West African Examinations Council, 1952-1979"

 

2001

DISTEFANO, John

"The Pre colonial History of the Kalenjin of Kenya: A Methodological Comparison of Linguistic and Oral Traditional Evidence"

 

1985

DUNBAR, Roberta

"Damagaram (Zinder, Niger), 1812-1906: The History of a Central Sudanic Kingdom"

 

1970

EDGAR, Robert

"The Fifth Seal: Enoch Mgijima, the Israelites, and the Bulhoek Massacre, 1921"

 

1977

EDGINGTON, Steven

'Economic and Social Dimensions of Mission Farms on the Mashonaland High Veld, 1890-1930s"

 

1996

 

EL SHEIKH, Mahmoud

"State, Cloves, and Planters: A Reappraisal of British Colonialism in Zanzibar, 1890-1934"

 

1986

FERREIRA, Roquinaldo Amaral

"Transforming Atlantic Slaving: Trade, Warfare and Territorial Control in Angola, 1650-1800"

2003

FERGUSON, Douglas

"Nineteenth Century Hausaland: Being a Description by Imam Imoru of the Land, Economy, and Society of His People"

 

1973

FLINT, Karen

"Negotiating a Hybrid Medical Culture: African Healers in Southeastern Africa from the 1820s to the 1940s"

 

2001

FOURSHEY, Catherine Cymone

"Precolonial History of Southwestern Tanzania: a linguistic approach"

 

2002

FRATES, L. Lloys

"Aesthetics of Power, Power of Aesthetics: Race and Gender in Colonial Lourenço Marques, 1932-1974"

 

2002

GAILEY, Harry

"The London Missionary Society and the Cape Government, 1799-1828"

 

1957

GARRARD, Timothy*

"Brass-casting among the Frafra of Northern Ghana"

 

1986

GATLIN, Darryle John

"A Socio-economic History of Sao Vicente de Cabo Verde, 1830-1970"

 

1990

GESHEKTER, Charles

"British Imperialism in the Horn of Africa and the Somali Response, 1884-1899"

 

1972

GONZALES, Rhonda

"Continuity and change : thought, belief, and practice in the history of the Ruvu peoples of central east Tanzania, c. 200 B.B. to A.D. 1800"

 

2002

GOUCHER, Candice*

"The Iron Industry in Bassar, Togo: An Interdisciplinary Investigation of African Technological History"

 

1984

GREEN, Allen

"A Political Economy of Moshi Town, 1920-1960"

 

1986

GREGORY, Robert

"The Doctrine of Native Paramountcy: British Policy in East Africa, 1923-1931"

 

1957

GULEMA,Shimelis Bonsa

"Urbanizing a Nation: Addis Abäba and the Shaping of the Modern Ethiopian State, 1941-1975"

 

2011

HAAR, Stephen

"Long Distance Trade, Political Economy, and National Reunification in the Christian Kingdom of Ethiopia, c.1800-1900"

 

1990

HARMON, Stephen

"The Expansion of Islam among the Bambara under French Rule, 1890-1940"

 

1988

HASKETT, Norman

"Kete-Krakye and the Middle Volta Basin, 1700-1914: Cockpit of African and European Rivalry"

 

1981

HAWKINS, Joye Bowman

"Conflict, Interaction, and Change in Guinea-Bissau: Fulbe Expansion and its Impact, 1850-1900"

 

1980

HERSI, Ali Abdirahman

"The Arab Factor in Somali History: The Origins and the Development of Arab Enterprise and Cultural Influences in the Somali Peninsula"

 

1977

HOLLOWAY, Joseph

"Liberian Diplomacy in Africa: A Study of Inter-African Relations Between 1957 and 1966"

 

1980

HOPPER, Matthew

"The African Presence in Arabia: the Economic and Cultural Legacy of the African Diaspora in Eastern Arabia and the Gulf, 1840-1940"

 

2006

HORNE, David

"Mode of Production in the Social and Economic History of Kilwa to 1884"

 

1984

HOWARD, Warren

"The United States Government and the African Slave Trade, 1837-1862"

 

1959

JACKSON, Kennell

"An Ethnohistorical Study of the Oral Traditions of the Akamba of Kenya"

 

1972

JOHNSON, Douglas

"History and Prophecy among the Nuer of the Southern Sudan"

 

1980

KAMUSIKIRI, James

"African Education under the American Methodist Episcopal Church in Rhodesia: Objectives, Strategy, and Impact, 1898-1966"

 

1978

KENNEDY, Phillip

"The Fatal Diplomacy: Sir Theophilus Shepstone and the Zulu Kings, 1839-1879"

 

1976

KINNER, Joseph

"The Study of the Origins, Development, and Role of Radio Broadcasting in Southern Nigeria, 1923-1951"

 

1979

KLIEMAN, Kairn

 

"Hunters and Farmers of the Western Equatorial Rainforest: Economy and Society, 3000 BC to AD 1880"

 

1997

LAUMANN, Dennis

"Remembering and Forgetting the German Occupation of the Central Volta Region of Ghana"

 

1999

LEE, Anthony

“The Establishment of the Baha’i Faith in West Africa: The First Decade, 1952-1962”

2007

LEGASSICK, Martin

"The Griqua, the Sotho-Tswana, and the Missionaries, 1780-1840: The Politics of a Frontier Zone"

 

1969

LEMELLE, Sidney

"Capital, State, and Labor: A History of the Gold Mining Industry in Colonial Tanganyika, 1890-1942"

 

1986

LIPSHUTZ, Mark

"Northeast Sierra Leone after 1884: Responses to the Samorian Invasions and British Colonialism"

 

1973

LLOYD, David

"The Pre colonial Economic History of the Avongara-Azande, c.1750-1916"

 

1978

LUCHEMBE, Chilufya Chipasha

"Finance Capital and Mine Labor: A Comparative Study of Copper miners in Zambia and Peru, 1870-1980"

 

1982

LYE, William

"The Sotho Wars in the Interior of Southern Africa, 1822-1837"

 

1969

LYONS, Maryinez

"The Colonial Disease: Sleeping Sickness in the Social History of Northern Zaire, 1903-1930"

 

1987

MAEL, Rosalind

"The Problem of Political Integration in the Zulu Empire"

 

1974

MAHONEY, Michael

"Between the Zulu King and the Great White Chief: Political Culture in a Natal Chiefdom, 1879-1906"

1998

MALLOY, Patrick

" ‘Rule by Sindano’: A Cultural History of Medicine in Colonial Tanganyika, 1895-1961"

 

2003

MCMASTER, Mary

"Patterns of Interaction: A Comparative Ethnolinguistic Perspective on the Uele Region of Zaire, c.500 BC to 1900 AD"

 

1988

MEKENYE, Reuben

"The African Struggle Against South Africa Periphery Imperialism, 1902-1966: The Case of Lesotho"

1996

 

MILLS, George Wallace

"The Role of African Clergy in the Reorientation of Xhosa Society to the Plural Society in the Cape Colony, 1850-1915"

 

1975

MITCHELL, Laura

"Contested terrains : property and labor on the Cedarberg Frontier South Africa, 1725-c.1830"

 

2001

MONSON, Jamie

"Agricultural Transformation in the Inner Kilombero Valley of Tanzania, 1840-1940"

 

1991

MULIRA, Jesse Gaston

"A History of the Mahi Peoples from 1774-1920"

 

1984

MUNTEMBA, Maud Shimwaayi

"Rural Underdevelopment in Zambia: Kabwe Rural District, 1850-1970"

 

1977

MURRAY, Jocelyn

"The Kikuyu Female Circumcision Controversy: With special reference to the Church Missionary Society's 'sphere of influence'"

 

1974

MUSIL, Emily

"La Marianne Noire: How Race & Gender in the Twentieth Century Atlantic World Reshaped the Debate about Human Rights."

2007

NICOLAS, Gildas

"The Dizzu of Southwest Ethiopia: An Essay in Cultural History based on Religious Interactions"

 

1976

NORTHRUP, David

"Trade Without Rulers: Pre colonial Economic Development in the Biafran Hinterland"

 

1974

NORTHRUP, Nancy

"Southern Malawi, 1860-1891: A Case Study of Frontier Politics"

 

1978

O'SULLIVAN, John

"Developments in the Social Stratification of Northwest Ivory Coast during the 18th and 19th Centuries: From a Malinke Frontier Society to the Liberation of Slaves by the French, 1907"

 

1976

OKIHIRO, Gary

"Hunters, Herders, Cultivators, and Traders: Interaction and Change in the Kgalagadi, Nineteenth Century"

 

1976

OKOYE, Felix

"The American Image of Africa, Myth and Reality"

 

1976

OWNBY, Carolyn

"Early Nguni History: The Linguistic Evidence and its Correlation with Archaeology and Oral Tradition"

 

1985

PAPSTEIN, Robert

"The Upper Zambezi: A History of the Luvale People, 1000-1900"

 

1978

PFOUTS, Anita

"Economy and Society in Northern Namibia 500 BC to 1800 CE: A Linguistic Approach"

 

2003

PHILIPS, John

"Ribats in the Sokoto Caliphate: Selected Studies, 1804-1903"

 

1992

PIRIO, Gregory

"Commerce, Industry, and Empire: The Making of Modern Portuguese Colonialism in Angola and Mozambique, 1890-1914"

 

1982

POUWELS, Randall

"Islam and Islamic Leadership in the Coastal Communities of Eastern Africa, 1700 to 1914"

 

1979

QUINN, Eugene

"Changes in Beti Society, 1887-1960"

 

1970

QUINN, Charlotte

"Traditionalism, Islam, and European Expansion: The Gambia, 1850-1890"

 

1967

RADCLIFFE, Kendahl

"The Tuskegee-Togo Cotton Scheme, 1900-1909"

 

1998

RALSTON, Richard

"A Second Middle Passage: African Student Sojourns in the United States during the Colonial Period and Their Influence upon the Character of African Leadership"

 

1972

RASMUSSEN, R. Kent

"Ndebele Wars and Migrations, c.1821-1839"

 

1975

RAU, William

"Mpezeni's Ngoni of Eastern Zambia, 1870-1920"

 

1974

RICHARDSON, Marjorie L.

"From German Kamerun to British Cameroons, 1884-1961, With Special Reference to the Plantations""

 

1999

RUBERT, Steven

"You Have Taken My Sweat: Agricultural Wage Labor in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1904 to 1945"

 

1990

SADLER, Katharine

"Trouble Was Brewing”: South African Women, Gender Identity, and Beer Hall Protests, 1929 and 1959"

 

2002

SAXON, Douglas

"The History of the Shari River Basin, c.500 BC - 1000 AD"

 

1980

SCHOENBRUN, David

"Early History in Eastern Africa's Great Lakes Region: Linguistic, Ecological, and Archaeological Approaches, c.500 BC to c.1000 AD"

 

1990

SHANKAR, Shobana

"Children of the Mission in Kano Emirate: Conflicts of Conversion in Colonial Northern Nigeria, c.1899-1953"

 

2003

SHAPIRO, Martin

"Medicine in the Service of Colonialism: Medical Care in Portuguese Africa, 1885-1974"

 

1983

SHELDON, Kathleen

"Working Women of Beira, Mozambique"

 

1988

SHUTT, Allison

"'We Are the Best Poor Farmers': Purchase Area Farmers and Economic Differentiation in Southern Rhodesia, c. 1925-1980"

1995

SMITH, Alan

"The Struggle for Control of Southern Mozambique, 1720-1835"

 

1970

SMITH, Cynthia Brantley

"The Giriama Rising, 1914: Focus for Political Development in the Kenya Hinterland, 1850-1963"

 

1973

SSALI, Mike

"The Development and Role of an African Film Industry in East Africa with special reference to Tanzania, 1922-1984"

 

1988

STROBEL, Margaret

"Muslim Women in Mombasa, Kenya, 1890-1973"

 

1975

TAYLOR, Eric R.

"If We Must Die: A History of Shipboard Insurrections during the Slave Trade"

2000

TEBOH, Brigitte Angum

"Women and Change in the Cameroon Grassfields: A Social and Economic History of Moghamoland c. 1889-1960"

 

2002

THOMPSON, Brian

"Divided destinies : economic and social change in the partitioned communities of colonial Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, 1889-1939"

 

1999

THORNTON, John

"The Kingdom of Kongo in the Era of the Civil Wars, 1641-1718"

 

1979

TOUNGARA, Jeanne

"The Pre colonial Economy of Northwestern Ivory Coast and its Transformation under French Colonialism, 1827-1920"

 

1980

TURNER, Arthur

"A Socio-economic History of Kabwe, 1902-1966"

 

1979

UDOH, Claton

"Religion and Change among the Annang and Ibibio, 1846-1930"

 

1977

VIEIRA-MARTINEZ, Carolyn

"Building Kimbundu: Language and Community Reconsidered in Western Central Africa ca. 1500-1750"

 

2006

VOELTZ, Richard

"The Origins and Early Years of the South West Africa Company, Ltd: A Study of a British Concession Company in German South West Africa"

 

1980

VOLMAN, Daniel

"United States Foreign Policy and the Decolonization of British Central Africa (Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Malawi), 1945-1965"

 

1991

WAITE, Gloria

"The Indigenous Medical System in East-Central African History"

 

1981

WALLENKAMPF, Arnold

"The Herero Rebellion in South West Africa, 1904-1906: A Study in German Colonialism"

 

1969

WARD, Jennifer

"The Bambara-French Relationship, 1880-1915"

 

1976

WELDEMICHAEL, Awet

“The Eritrean & East Timorese Liberation Movements: Towards a Comparative Study of Their Grand Strategies”

2008

WILLIAMS, Joy

"The Educated and Professional Elite in the Gold Coast and Sierra Leone, 1885-1914"

 

1980

WILLIAMS-MYERS, Albert

"The Nsenga of Central Africa: Political and Economic Aspects of Clan History, 1700 to the late Nineteenth Century"

 

1978

WILSON, Louis

"The Evolution of Krobo Society: A History from c.1400 to 1892"

 

1980

WOLF, James

"Captain Hore's Mission: The London Missionary Society's Adventure at Lake Tanganyika, 1878-1888"