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Lecture Reading: Lecture 6

Richard Waller, ‘Tsetse Fly in Western Narok, Kenya’, Journal of African History, 31, 1 (1990), pp.81-101.Further reading: William Beinart, ‘African History and Environmental History’, African Affairs, 99, 395 (2000), pp.269-302. William Beinart & JoAnn McGregor, Social History and African Environments (James Currey, Oxford: 2003). Shane Doyle, Crisis and Decline in Bunyoro: Population and Environment in Western Uganda 1860-1955 (James Currey, Oxford: 2005), chapter 3, ‘The Origins, Nature and Impact of Conquest,’ pp.61-93.

Douglas Haynes, ‘Framing Tropical Disease in London: Patrick Manson, Filaria Perstans, and the Uganda Sleeping Sickness Epidemic, 1891-1902’, Social History of Medicine, 13, 3 (2000), pp.467-93. John Iliffe, A Modern History of Tanganyika (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1979), chapter 5. Gwyn Prins, ‘But What Was the Disease? The Present State of Health and Healing in African Studies’, Past and Present, 124 (1989), pp.180-7. Megan Vaughan, Curing Their Ills: Colonial Power and African Illness (Polity Press, Cambridge: 1991), chapter 1.