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Lecture Reading: Lecture 5

David Anderson, ‘Massacre at Ribo Post: Expansion and Expediency on the Colonial Frontier in East Africa’, International Journal of African Historical Studies, 37, 1 (2004), pp.33-54.Further reading: Jeffrey Fadiman, When We Began There Were Witchmen: An Oral History From Mount Kenya (Berkeley, University of California Press, 1994), chapters 5 & 6. Lotte Hughes, ‘Malice in Maasailand: The Historical Roots of Current Political Struggles’, African Affairs, 104, 215 (2005), pp.207-24. John Iliffe, A Modern History of Tanganyika (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1979), chapter 4. John Lonsdale, ‘The Politics of Conquest: The British in Western Kenya, 1894-1908’, The Historical Journal, 20, 4 (1977), pp.841-70 (available on JSTOR). John Lonsdale & Bruce Berman, ‘Coping with the Contradictions: The Development of the Colonial State in Kenya, 1895-1914’, Journal of African History, 20, 4 (1979), pp.487-505. John MacKenzie, The Partition of Africa: 1880-1900 (Methuen, London: 1983). Charles Pike, ‘History and Imagination: Swahili Literature and Resistance to German Language Imperialism in Tanzania, 1885-1910’, International Journal of African Historical Studies, 19, 2 (1986), pp.201-33. Thomas Spear, Mountain Farmers: Moral Economies of Land and Agriculture in Arusha and Meru (James Currey, Oxford: 1997), chapter 3 & 4. Neal Sobania, ‘Defeat and Dispersal: The Laikipiak and their Neighbours at the End of the Nineteenth Century’, in Thomas Spear & Richard Waller (eds.), Being Maasai: Ethnicity and Identity in East Africa (James Currey, Oxford: 1993). Bruce Vandervort, Wars of Imperial Conquest in Africa, 1830-1914 ( UCL Press, London: 1998). Richard Waller, ‘The Maasai and the British 1895-1905: The Origins of an Alliance’, Journal of African History, 17, 4 (1976), pp.529-53. H.L. Wesseling, Divide and Rule: The Partition of Africa, 1880-1914 (Praeger, London: 1996), chapter 3. Justin Willis, ‘Killing Bwana: Peasant Revenge and Political Panic in Early Colonial Ankole’, Journal of African History, 35, 3 (1994), pp.379-400.