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Lecture Reading: Lecture 2

Thomas Spear, ‘Early Swahili History Reconsidered’, The International Journal of African Historical Studies, 33, 2 (2000), pp.257-290. Further reading: Richard Allen, ‘The Constant Demand of the French: The Mascarane Slave Trade and the Worlds of the Indian Ocean and Atlantic During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries’, Journal of African History, 49, 1 (2008), pp.43-72. J. De V. Allen, ‘Traditional History and African Literature: The Swahili Case’, Journal of African History, 23, 2 (1982), pp.227-36. Kelly Askew, ‘Female Circles and Male Lines: Gender Dynamics along the Swahili Coast’, Africa Today, 46, 3/4 (1999), pp.67-102. Pat Caplan, African Voices, African Lives: Personal Narratives from a Swahili Village (Routledge, London: 1997). Johannes Fabian, Language and Colonial Power: The Appropriation of Swahili in the Former Belgian Congo, 1880-1938 (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1986). John Iliffe, A Modern History of Tanganyika (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1979), chapter 3. John Middleton, The World of the Swahili: An African Mercantile Civilization (Yale University Press, New Haven/London: 1994). John Middleton, ‘Merchants: An Essay in Historical Ethnography’, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 9, 3 (2003), pp.509-26. Derek Nurse & Thomas J. Hinnesbusch, Swahili and Sabaki: A Linguistic History (University of California Press, Berkeley: 1993). Randall Pouwels, ‘East African Coastal History’, Journal of African History, 40, 2 (1999), pp.285-96. Jeremy Presthold, Domesticating the World: African Consumerism and the Genealogies of Globalization (University of California Press, Berkeley: 2008). Stephen Rockel, “A Nation of Porters’: The Nyamwezi and the Labour Market in Nineteenth-Century Tanzania’, Journal of African History, 41, 2 (2000), pp.173-95. Peter Schmidt, ‘Archeological Views on a History of Landscape Change in East Africa’, Journal of African History, 38, 3 (1997), pp.393-421. Thaddeus Sunseri, ‘The Political Ecology of the Copal Trade in the Tanzanian Coastal Hinterland, c.1820-1905’, Journal of African History, 48, 2 (2007), pp.201-20. Marc Swartz, The Way the World Is: Cultural Processes and Social Relations Among the Mombasa Swahili (University of California Press, Berkeley: 1991).