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Author Médard, Henri.

Title Slavery in the Great Lakes Region of East Africa.

Imprint Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (288 pages).
Series Eastern African Studies
Eastern African studies.
Contents Cover; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Maps & Tables; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; 1. Violence, Marginality, Scorn & Honour: Language Evidence of Slavery to the Eighteenth Century; 2. Notes on the Rise of Slavery & Social Change in Unyamwezi, c. 1860-1900; 3. Slavery & Forced Labour in the Eastern Congo, 1850-1910; 4. Legacies of Slavery in North West Uganda: The Story of the 'One-Elevens'; 5. Human Booty in Buganda: Some Observations on the Seizure of People in War, c.1700-1890.
6. Stolen People & Autonomous Chiefs in Nineteenth-Century Buganda: The Social Consequences of Non-free Followers7. Women's Experiences of Enslavement & Slavery in Late Nineteenth & Early Twentieth-Century Uganda; 8. Slavery & Other Forms of Social Oppression in Ankole, 1890-1940; 9. The Slave Trade in Burundi & Rwanda at the Beginning of German Colonisation, 1890-1906; 10. Bunyoro & the Demography of Slavery Debate: Fertility, Kinship & Assimilation; References; Index.
Summary Slavery in the Great Lakes Region of East Africa is a collection of ten studies by the most prominent historians of the region. Slavery was more important in the Great Lakes region of Eastern Africa than often has been assumed, and Africans from the interior played a more complex role than was previously recognized.
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Subject Slavery -- Great Lakes Region (Africa) -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Great Lakes Region (Africa) -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Doyle, Shane.
Other Form: Print version: Médard, Henri. Slavery in the Great Lakes Region of East Africa. Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, ©2007 9780821417935
ISBN 9780821445747 (electronic bk.)
082144574X (electronic bk.)